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Sarah Ballstadt

Finance Manager

As Finance Manager I am responsibile for the Department’s financial administration. I line manage the team of two Finance Assistants who are responsible for the full range of financial transaction processing carried out within the department. 

My role includes:

  • Preparing the annual budget and quarterly forecasts
  • Management reporting
  • Identifying and implementing changes and developments in financial systems, processes and procedures
  • Overseeing a range of month-end and year-end processing activity
  • Developing and overseeing cost recovery mechanisms
  • Assisting the Deputy Administrator in long-term financial planning
  • Representing the department in financial audit
  • Working closely with the Research Grants Manager

I have worked for the University since 2010 in various finance roles in departments within both the Humanities and the Medical Sciences Divisions.