De Montfort University Finance

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De Montfort University Finance

Contact information

De Montfort University
Finance Department
John Whitehead Building
The Newarke, The Gateway
Leicester, LE1 9BH, UK

Fax: +44 (0)116 257 7338
Email: finance.central@dmu.ac.uk

Students’ Account enquiries only: income@dmu.ac.uk

Accounts receivable: income@dmu.ac.uk

Finance systems: financesc@dmu.ac.uk

Procurement services: purchasing@dmu.ac.uk

Treasury Policy: finance.central@dmu.ac.uk 

Business services

Business services provides an integrated financial and management accounting service to the university; it also supports financial planning, financial systems administration, management and development, special projects, taxation services and the accounting administration of the university’s subsidiaries.

Exchequer services

Exchequer services supports the provision of transaction processing services and includes the payroll function, accounts receivable, accounts payable, credit control and cash management; in addition it supports an expanded banking, treasury and investment management function.

This service is managed by John Gamble, Exchequer Accountant, under the overall direction of the Director of Finance.

Procurement services

Procurement services provides a complete range of purchasing services (see details below) to the university including procurement and related advice on contracts, tenders and quotations.

In addition monitors the purchasing order process, is responsible for the negotiation of insurances, contributes to the risk management process, and manages a range of central service contracts. It also coordinates health and safety guidance within finance.

The Finance Senior Management Group consists of the Director of Finance and the three heads of services, augmented (as required) by other officers.

The Head of Procurement is Barry Higgins.
Email: bhiggins@dmu.ac.uk
Tel: 0116 257 7328

Procurement procedures

When purchasing goods and services the university is bound by a number of
basic procedures which must be adhered to. These are intended to demonstrate public accountability, secure good value for money, comply with EU and English law, give the Director of Finance adequate data about commitment and minimise purchasing administration.

De Montfort University terms and conditions of contract

De Montfort Expertise Ltd terms and conditions of contract

Financial policies and regulations

Anti-fraud policy
Risk management
Value for money
Treasury Policy
Sustainable Procurement Policy
Ethical Procurement Policy