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The Finance Department

Contact us

Departmental Office 020 7380 3145.  Fax Number 020 7380 3221.

The Finance Department are based at Egmont House, Tavistock Place except for the Income Section and Student Fees who are based in Room G14, Main Building, Malet Street.

Section Areas of responsibility Contact details
Director of Finance

Responsibility for all aspects of the college's finance functions:

  • Financial planning, financial accounting and financial control.
  • Organisation and Management of the Finance Department
  • Ensuring compliance with all statutory obligations and external financial reporting requirements, liaising with internal and external auditors

Keith Willett
020 7380 3150

1st Floor, Egmont House


Deputy Director of Finance

Management of Payments and Payroll Sections.

Responsible for:

  • Financial Accounting
  • Production of annual accounts
  • HESA finance return
  • Account Code Structure
  • VAT Queries and quarterly returns.

Aarti Rayrella
020  7380 3049

1st Floor, Egmont House

Head of Management Accounts

  • Providing financial management information to budget holders within the College.
  • Assisting the Director of Finance in the preparation of College Estimates and financial forecasts.
  • Advise and assist College Schools and Departments in the management of their budgets and other financial matters.

Svetla Mirova (Acting Head of Management Accounts)
020 7380 3147

1st Floor, Egmont House

  • TRAC/fEC costings
  • Costing of Teaching courses
  • College Insurance - All College insurance policies, including all claims.

    Policies include: Material Damage and Business Interruption; Employer's Liability; Public/Products Liability; Motor Policy; Engineering Policy; Professional Indemnity; Theft by Employee/Fidelity Guarantee; Legal Expenses; Personal Accident (Field Trips only); Terrorism; Travel Insurance

Neil Chamberlain-Keen
0207 380 3217

1st Floor Egmont House

Management Accountant
(Strategic Review)
  • Income Distribution Model
  • Programme and project costing
Svetla Mirova
0207 380 3147
1st Floor Egmont House
Income/Student Fees Section

Responsible for:

  • Student fees collection
  • Collection of all college income
  • Banking of all Income Monies
  • Catering chits
  • Petty Cash payments
  • Photographic Charges
  • Postage charges
  • Print unit charges
  • Raising of Sales Invoices
  • Telephone charges
  • Internal A/C Transfers and Invoices
  • Cash Advances (Maximum £50.00)

020 7631 6316 (Option 3)

Head of Income
Susan Lomas

Deputy Head of Income
Christopher Emmerson

Senior Income/Student Fees Assistant:

Mina Shah

Income/Student Fees Assistants:

Matthew Banham

Matt Boyd

Fernando Franco

Sefanit Merkorewos

Yvette Maduka

Joanne Rodrigues

Yvette Welch-Alexander

Adam Willett

Gerry Patseva

Petty Cash/Staff enquiries
- Income Counter,  Main Building, Malet Street

Student Fees enquiries -
- Student Centre, Main Building, Malet Street

Payments Section

Payments to suppliers and non-staff expenses:
Services invoices

  • advances
  • student awards and grants
  • non-staff travelling and other expenses
  • payment may be made in sterling or in any foreign currency, by euro cheque or by dollar cheque
  • Assistance with Travel Arrangements
  • Rent A Car
  • Assistance with Hotel Arrangements
  • Official College order forms
  • Authorised signatories
  • Issuing season ticket loans

020 7380 3140

Payments Manager
Tameika Appleby (interim)

Payments Assistants:
Daniel Boston

Rashida Akhtar

1st Floor, Egmont House

Payroll Section

Payments to staff including staff expenses:

  • Payment of salaried employees, part-time teachers, demonstrators, invigilators, visiting examiners, staff expenses and issuing season ticket warrants
  • Advice given on National Insurance and Income Tax matters, Statutory Maternity Pay, absence for sickness and absence for Jury Service
  • Pension enquiries
  • Pension Scheme Information booklets, Application to Join forms and Opt-out forms supplied for new members of staff. Also Members' Wishes form.
  • National Insurance Numbers
  • Income Tax

020 7380 3136

Payroll and Pensions Manager
Antony Adelaye
0207380 3208

Payroll Officer
Susan To

Payroll Assistant
Nirmala Dheermojee

Temporary Payroll Assistant
Pamela Blandin

1st Floor, Egmont House

Assistant Management Accountant

  • Assisting the Management Accountant
  • Dealing with queries on Transaction Reports


020 7380 3148

June Molloy

1st Floor, Egmont House

Procurement Manager
  • Procurement/purchasing enquires

020 7380 3142

Karim Meghani

1st Floor, Egmont House

Procurement Officer
  • Procurement/purchasing enquires
020 7380 3143

Bhavin Mistry
1st Floor, Egmont House


PA/Finance Administrator

Secretarial and Administration service to the Finance Department

  • General enquiries
  • Obtaining hard copies of the Financial Regulations
  • Obtaining hard copies of the Financial Statements
  • Updating the Finance intranet page
  • Maintaining the authorised signatory list

020 7380 3145

Lucy Fernandes

1st Floor, Egmont House


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Finance Department, Birkbeck, University of London, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HX. Departmental Office tel.:  020 7380 3145, fax.: 020 7380 3221