Finance


Invoice Payment

Accounts Payable are responsible for processing all supplier invoices.

All invoices are processed centrally by Accounts Payable and should be addressed there to ensure prompt processing.

Contact the Accounts Payable team for further assistance.

Procure to Pay (P2P)

All invoices must have a valid purchase order and have been receipted in line with the University’s Procure to Pay (P2P) process.

Online Oracle Financials P2P training courses are available.

Help and Support

The Helpdesk Team is available to help and advise staff on how to process compliant documentation, and deal appropriately with any queries arising. They are also the point of contact for supplier queries.

If you have a query regarding the payment of an invoice, please contact the Accounts Payable Help Desk in the first instance.

Invoice Payment

Payments are made by the Banking and Treasury (BAT) team. Invoices are paid via 2 routes:

  • via BACs. These are for UK/GBP suppliers and students and are paid weekly.
  • via International Transfer. These are foreign exchange payment runs (in 15 currencies) and are paid weekly.

For queries in relation to payments runs please contact the BAT team.

Request for Payment in Advance of Goods/Service

If you have a requirement to pay for a goods or service prior to receipt you can request this using the following form. Each request field in the form contains a comment to assist you in understanding what is required. However if you need any support or simply wish to discuss the option further please contact the Accounts Payable Helpdesk 0161 27 52203.

Note this process does require an invoice from the supplier and a valid Purchase order. The necessary approval is driven by invoice value and the form will adjust automatically. The authorisation levels reflect the additional risk such payment pose to the University.

Request for Early Payment of Supplier Invoice

If a supplier has requested an early payment of an invoice from the University’s standard terms of 30 days, please complete the following request form. Each request field in the form contains a comment to assist you in understanding what is required. However if you need any support or simply wish to discuss the option further please contact the Accounts Payable Helpdesk 0161 27 52203.

Note this process does require an invoice from the supplier and a valid Purchase order and invoice and invoice matched to the order and goods receipt. The necessary approval is driven by invoice value and the form will adjust automatically

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