SERVICE TO ACADEMIES
We understand that Academies will have individual needs and different levels of expertise. We therefore offer a range of service levels tailored for all your needs.
- Budget preparation in line with the whole school Development plan
- Management reporting on a monthly basis.
- Production of various budget scenarios enabling Academies to identify potential problems
- Attendance at Governors’ Meetings
- Preparation of quarterly income and expenditure statements
- Cash flow Statements
- Year-end financial returns in preparation for auditors
- Preparation of EFA Budget forecast and Academies Accounts Return (AAR)
- Advise on Financial Management and Governance Self-assessment (FMGS)
- Internal Audit Service (formally Responsible Officer)
- Training for Admin/Finance staff on finance/personnel related areas
- FMS/Correro/PSFinancials –Finance package support.
- Benchmarking ( to ensure best value)
- School workforce advice and preparation
- Assistance with policies and procedures
- HR-salary issues
- Sickness/absence cover for finance/Personnel staff
- Recruitment of Finance staff
- Management and processing of Academy Credit cards
- Monthly processing/reconciliations
- Advise on Internal controls for the School fund
- Requirements/needs of school e.g. Governors’ Reports
- Production of Business Continuity Plans
- Telephone advice/Queries
- Support with any School Business Projects at Academies and/or with cluster groups
Academy Support Services
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