Finance Systems

Discover the range of available training resources for all the finance systems.


Legacy System - People and Money now in use

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Not sure what the different Finance Systems are?

Our presentation will provide you with an overview of the Finance systems to allow you to understand their functions.

Introduction to Corporate Finance Systems Presentation



eFinancials is the University's corporate financial management system and has been in place since August 1996.

Finance Process Manager (FPM)

FPM enables non-core users of the corporate financial system, eFinancials, the ability to generate and submit transactions.

Electronic Transfers (eIT)

eIT is a Financial Internal Transfer System which designed to allow departments/units to transfer funds internally for goods and services.


WebFirst is a real-time financial information and reporting system that is simple and easy to use.


Finance Department's electronic authorisations system that provides a single place to view and update user access for the finance systems.


eTime is a Finance system which has been designed to record Guaranteed Hours (GH) payroll claims and Research timesheets.


LaunchPad is a portal that provides quick links to all our Finance applications.


eAnalyser is a powerful, dynamic enquiry tool that allows users to run their own custom queries on data held within eFinancials.


eStores is a browser based electronic requisitioning system suitable for requesting stocked products from University stores.

Business Objects (BI Suite)

Business Objects (BI Suite) provides a web-based reporting environment which allows for reports to be created, edited, made available for others to view, or distributed onwards e.g. via e-mail.


ePay is the University of Edinburgh's Online Store that allows departments to take payments for products and conferences & events online.


Worktribe is a cloud-based solution empowering and supporting research management from project idea through to closure.

Foreign Currency Payments

Foreign currency payments to suppliers can be made online using the Santander International Payments system.

Document Management System

The Document Management system holds details of all central endowments that can handle version control, fine-grain security, multi-format file types and more.

Card Payment Gateway

The Card Payment Gateway (CPG) is on online payment system that allows existing web based systems to include online credit and debit card payments into their functionality.

Xcel Uploader

Xcel Uploader allows users to extract data directly from a spreadsheet, insert directly into eFinancials and call the relevant validation and posting routines thus removing the manual input

Instalment Payments

This allows staff, students and customers to easily make payment for a number of University services, such as accommodation fees, tuition fees, parking fees, and commercial invoices.

The Finance Channel

The Finance Channel offers students and staff some access to their financial information through the MyEd online portal.