Accordio’s financial management service for schools provides a comprehensive finance service at a fraction of the cost of employing a full-time finance manager or using equivalent services from the local authority.

  • Completing budget monitoring reports (using the Budget Planning Software) in conjunction with the headteacher/delegated person
  • Preparing the annual year-end closedown return, including creditors, debtors and income and expenditure pre-payments and inputting to FMS6
  • Revising and updating the current BPS Budget three-year plan to support forward planning
  • An FMS6 health check 3 times per year before statutory returns

  • Processing orders, invoices and delivery notes and dealing with order queries and any resulting credit notes
  • Corporate purchase card transactions and statement reconciliations
  • Processing cheque and BACS payments – normally on a weekly basis
  • Processing accounts receivable or other non-order income
  • Controlling and reimbursing petty cash, if used
  • Processing salaries to FMS6 and BPS
  • Reconciling bank statements and manual reconciliation to FMS6
  • Processing monthly statement of account/school’s advance
  • Preparing monthly VAT claim/VAT 126 claim and reconciling control codes
  • Preparing Kent County Council/Education Funding Agency (EFA) financial returns
  • Recasting the KELSI Funding Templates

  • Guaranteed resolution if there any reconciliation problems.
  • Other financial tasks as requested and agreed between Accordio and the headteacher.

This service costs just £35 per hour with flexible, low-commitment contracts available.
Call us now on 0870 490 1940 for an initial discussion.

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