University of Sussex

About University of Sussex

University of Sussex is a top-20 £300M university with a significant focus on Research. In December 2017, it implemented a totally new ‘Out-of-the-box’ TRAC (Transparent Approach to Costing) Solution from leading HEI budgeting & planning specialists Account-Ability in only 8 days.

The staff that had knowledge of TRAC had left the University. The new TRAC accountant was starting in November and had to produce a return by the end of January. The existing TRAC model was in Excel and reported at school level. It was made up of multiple linked Excel workbooks and was ‘difficult to understand and to validate’. Read more