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Events for Finance Division Staff Only - 2019-20

Programme of events provided by Finance Training
(Fri 9 Aug 2019 - Thu 16 Jul 2020)

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Sun 15 Dec 2019 – Mon 9 Mar

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December 2019

Tue 17
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Financial Systems Group (FSG) CANCELLED 14:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Room F40

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Financial Systems Group, the day to day work and the major projects managed within this team as well as the relationships with UIS.

January 2020

Fri 10
Finance Division Inductions - Benefits, Training & Development Finished 11:00 - 12:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Mon 13
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Greenwich House Operational Support Team (GHOST) CANCELLED 14:00 - 15:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Thu 16
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Credit Control CANCELLED 09:00 - 13:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend a day in the Credit Control Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Treasury & Investments (Investments) CANCELLED 09:00 - 12:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Fin Division to spend half a day in the Treasury & Investments Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do. The Treasury & Investments team are offering two sessions, one on Treasury and one on Investments. Ideally the Treasury session should be attended before this one (Investments) however this is not a pre-requisite.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Property Accounting Services (PAS) CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:30 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

To provide an introduction to the Property Accounting Services team and the activities undertaken in the Section

Fri 17
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Central & Research Accounting Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Heidelberg Room

An overview of the role of Central and Research Accounting and a taster of the range of the activities that they are involved with.

This session is a required pre-requisite for attendance on the detailed walk-through sessions for any of the following topics:

  • Fixed Assets
  • Lynxvale Limited Property Accounting
  • Fee collection
  • Trust Funds
  • Research Accounting
Tue 21
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Accounts Payable & Cashier CANCELLED 09:15 - 12:15 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Shared Services CANCELLED 09:30 - 12:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Shared Services Finance team and to understand and have an appreciation of the interrelationships with other areas and the demands and challenges faced.

Wed 22
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Helpdesk & Cash Management Finished 09:15 - 12:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Thu 23
Finance Division Inductions - Welcome Lunch new Finished 13:00 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Kyoto Room

An informal welcome lunch for new Finance Division employees. Hosted by David Hughes (Director of Finance) and other senior managers this provides an opportunity to mingle and get to know other new starters and meet key people within the Division.

A buffet lunch will be provided, please could you let us know in advance any dietary restrictions.

Wed 29
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - 2018/19 finance review Finished 12:30 - 13:15 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

Please note, this session has now been moved 30 mins earlier, now beginning at 12:30

David Hughes will be delivering a review of the 2019 Financial Statements for anyone interested. It will be an opportunity to get an overview of the results for the year following the year-end audit.

Finance Division staff only

February 2020

Tue 4
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - 2018/19 finance review Finished 13:00 - 13:45 8 Mill Lane, Lecture Room 6

David Hughes will be delivering a review of the 2019 Financial Statements for anyone interested. It will be an opportunity to get an overview of the results for the year following the year end audit.

This session is open to all finance staff in the University

Mon 10
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Greenwich House Operational Support Team (GHOST) CANCELLED 14:00 - 15:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Tue 11
Finance Division Inductions - Benefits, Training & Development Finished 14:00 - 15:00 Greenwich House, Minsk Room

The Finance Division values the professionalism and commitment of its members and therefore encourages all staff to develop their skills and knowledge. This short session will outline for you the Division’s policy on training and development, as well as highlighting resources from across the University that you can utilise.

Thu 13
Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Remote Access new (1 of 2) Finished 13:15 - 14:00 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

If you wish or need to work from home or away from the University's network for any reason, you may need to connect to the University's VPN or Remote Access systems. This talk will help you understand how this works and what you can do with it.

TALK
13:15 - 14:00
A demonstration of the different ways in which you can access emails, shared drives, and software on your PC while away from the office.

OPTIONAL - SUPPORT
14:00-14:30
After the talk there will be a short window of opportunity to ask for assistance with setting up your own remote access if you bring your device along.
Please select to attend the optional session when you book if you think you will require this support.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Remote Access new (2 of 2) Finished 14:00 - 14:30 Greenwich House, Jaffna Room

If you wish or need to work from home or away from the University's network for any reason, you may need to connect to the University's VPN or Remote Access systems. This talk will help you understand how this works and what you can do with it.

TALK
13:15 - 14:00
A demonstration of the different ways in which you can access emails, shared drives, and software on your PC while away from the office.

OPTIONAL - SUPPORT
14:00-14:30
After the talk there will be a short window of opportunity to ask for assistance with setting up your own remote access if you bring your device along.
Please select to attend the optional session when you book if you think you will require this support.

Tue 18
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Accounts Payable & Cashier Finished 09:15 - 12:15 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Finance Business Transformation Project update new CANCELLED 13:00 - 13:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An update on progress of the Finance Business Transformation Programme (FBTP), a large scale initiative which aims to shape and enhance Finance’s processes and tools of the future. Those working in Finance roles and all users of Finance services will be crucial to making the programme a success and, as well as giving you the chance to learn about the FBTP progress during this session, we would also welcome your views and thoughts.

Finance Division Knowledge Bites - Pensions new Finished 13:00 - 13:45 Greenwich House, Cairo Room

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the pensions section, gain an understanding of pension basics and discover how valuable your University pension is to you.

Wed 19
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Helpdesk & Cash Management Finished 09:15 - 12:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with the Accounting Services Team to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.

Tue 25
Finance Division Taster Sessions - Financial Systems Group (FSG) Finished 14:00 - 16:00 Finance Division, Greenwich House, Room F40

An opportunity to gain an insight into the work of the Financial Systems Group, the day to day work and the major projects managed within this team as well as the relationships with UIS.

Wed 26

To provide an opportunity for someone from elsewhere in Finance Division to spend half a day in the Treasury & Investments Team to get an overview and appreciation of what they do. The Treasury & Investments team are ofering two sessions, one on Treasury and one on Investments. Ideally participants should attend this one (Treasury) before attending the Investments session however this is not a pre-requisite.

March 2020

Mon 9
Finance Transformation Programme - Discovery Phase feedback sessions new Finished 09:30 - 10:45 17 Mill Lane, Seminar Room B

The Finance Transformation Programme’s Discovery Phase ended in December and we are now in a position to share the findings with you.

The Discovery Phase was designed to help us understand how Finance operates and to guide on how we can transform processes and systems to better support the University.

We’d like to thank everyone who participated and are delighted to now share the findings during these meetings, where we will also outline next steps. This will include establishing a number of work streams during the next few months to evaluate best practice and take this work forward.

We are also keen to answer your questions, therefore please submit any you might have via the FTP email address in advance: ftprogramme@admin.cam.ac.uk or there will be an opportunity for Q&A during the session.

Finance Division Taster Sessions - Greenwich House Operational Support Team (GHOST) CANCELLED 14:00 - 15:00 Finance Division, At Participant's Desk

An opportunity for others within the Finance Division to spend some time with GHOST to gain an overview of their roles and a greater appreciation of what they do.