The Finance system (e5) provides business processes for the following functional areas:
- Financial Management (FM).
- Financial Accounting (FA).
- Accounts Receivable (AR).
- Accounts Payable (AP).
- Purchasing Services (PS).
- Research Accounting (RA).
All of the University's financial data must be recorded in the Finance system to allow the periodic reporting of the University's financial statements.
|Maintenance of a single University chart of accounts||Yes||Yes|
|Income and expenditure reporting||Yes||Yes|
|Journal posting to the General Ledger, including batch upload from external systems||Yes||Yes|
|Balance sheet reporting||Yes|
|Cash sales recording across University||Yes|
|Bank statement Processing||Yes|
|Payroll (interface from ResourceLink)||Yes|
|Period and year-end processing and reporting||Yes|
|Customers debt collection||Yes|
|Student Loan Company (SLC) payments interface||Yes|
|Student billing for tuition and accommodation||Yes|
|Student direct debit processing||Yes|
|Web payments for tuition and accommodation||Yes|
|Web payments interface from Web Page Marketing (WPM)||Yes|
|Supplier payments via BACS||Yes|
|Student bursaries, awards and emergency loans||Yes|
|Foreign payments via Lloyds||Yes|
|Purchase card processing||Yes|
|Cheque printing and register||Yes|
|Raising Requisitions, Orders / GRNs||Yes|
Financial and Commercial Services.
24 hours throughout the year with the following exceptions:
- System maintenance normally takes place during the weekly improvement period. Scheduled improvement dates are also planned throughout the year. See all IT improvement dates.
Any performance issues are displayed on the IT Service Status page.
Level of service
Support and documentation
For all e5 enquiries your first port of call should be your super users.
For the names and contact details of all super users by Faculty / Professional Service see the e5 webpages.
If your super users are unable to help, please contact the relevant people within Management accounts or Finance detailed in the above link.
For help with Roles see the e5 webpages.
For any other faults / requests please contact IT Servicedesk.
New users are set up by Finance, each user has associated Roles which determine the functionality within e5 that they will get access to.
A new user form is available via the e5 website.
This service is provided free of charge.