Financial Planning and Systems


The Financial Planning & Systems Team is responsible for Financial Planning; coordination of external returns to HEFCE and HESA; Transparent Approach to Costing (TRAC) returns; Devolved Resource Allocation & Management (DRAM) reports; production of the Fees Matrix; financial aspects of collaborative partnerships and systems support for Agresso Business World (ABW).


Jane Wright

Head of Financial Planning & Systems

01227 78(2977)


Jane is line manager to the ABW Systems Support Team and the TRAC & Financial Planning Accountant.


Jane is responsible for the production of the DRAM reports; HEFCE 5 Year Forecast; the Fees Matrix and the financial aspects of collaborative partnerships.  Jane also oversees the production of the HESA Finance Record, the TRAC returns and systems development for Agresso Business World.



Paul Sloan

TRAC & Financial Planning Accountant

01227 78(2967)


Paul's role requires him to lead on all aspects of the University's Annual TRAC Returns, to assist with the development of the DRAM reports and to lead on the integration of these reports into the mainstream management reporting. He is also responsible for producing the Planning Form Finance Annex and all University Planning Forms, providing support and guidance to Heads of Department and/or Programme Leaders.


John Shippey

ABW Systems Team Leader

01227 767700 (ext. 3163)


John is the ABW Systems Team Leader and also deals with day to day support issues including leading on any SQL reporting or programming. John also sits on the ABW Sub Group and the University Business Applications Group.


Matt Bax

ABW Systems Accountant

01227 767700 (ext. 3664)


Matt currently deals with day to day support issues and takes the lead on any Payroll or Human Resources development work.



Marie Dyball

ABW Systems Accountant (HR)

01227 78(2213)


 Marie is currently a fixed term member of the team and is providing strategic development for the Human Resources element of the system.