Financial Accounting

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Financial Accounting comprises of a small team which undertakes most of the University’s financial and technical accounting.

Areas covered include:

  • Preparation of externally audited and published statutory accounts
  • Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) finance return
  • Treatment of value added tax (vat) and all related issues
  • Accounting for endowments
  • Accounting for capital projects and depreciation and maintenance of capital registers
  • Accounting for Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) grants and matched funding scheme
  • Management of cash deposits and investments
  • Overview of non student banking activity and reconciliation of university bank accounts
  • General ledger maintenance and some exception reporting
  • Computation and submission of university corporation tax returns
  • Issues relating to the university’s charitable status and accounting for separate charity the Ferens Trust

The Financial Accounting Office can be found at the Hull Campus, Venn Building, Room 111, our contact details are as follows;


Financial Accounting

Financial Controller

Helen Ward
Tel: (01482) 465164

Finance Manager (Accounting Services)

Amanda Peacock
Tel: (01482) 466821

Financial Accounting Manager

Lauren Johnson
Tel: (01482)

Assistant Finance Manager (Treasury)

Dave Crooks
Tel: (01482) 465323


VAT Number: GB162378304

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