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RKE Accounting Support

Research and Knowledge Exchange is a key area for the future direction of the University. Our primary aim is to provide financial administrative support to award holders of external funding.

The University is successful in receiving various funding from government, charity and private companies and financial awards for research and enterprise activities. These may be from overseas, The European Union or within the UK. Enterprise consists of Consultancies, Knowledge Transfer Partnerships, (Business Outreach) ESF and ERDF funding and other commercial work. The financial support is part of the University’s vision to; have expertise, research and other resources to support the social and economic development of the region and community

The RKE Accounting Support Team are able to provide the following services once an offer of funds has been accepted by University via our Legal Services Team;

  • Create a unique account code in SAP (the University’s finance system) to capture all project related income and expenditure.
  • Provide funder specific financial guidance.
  • Provide Sap training to PI’s and departmental support as required.
  • Provide project account balances.
  • Provide income and expenditure statements when required.
  • Submitting claims & required financial Reporting as required by the funder or specified in the agreement.
  • Assistance with mandatory audits.
  • Assist with other financial queries.

Article last updated: Tuesday, October 13, 2015

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