OSR projects account for the University’s trading and non-research activities which are funded by external bodies including Joint Appointments, Government- funded Initiatives, staff secondments and other commercial activity.

Accounting Services responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the preparation of business cases and contracts prior to opening new S (contract) and T (trading) projects
  • Provision of financial guidance to Principal Investigators responsible for University trading centres and externally funded non-research activities
  • Issue claims to various external funding bodies and preparation of claims for external audit as required
  • Monitor the financial position of S and T projects, including quarterly reviews provided to Faculty Pro-Vice-Chancellors