This termly briefing provides the latest updates from the School Finance Team, as well as appropriate presentations from the Local Authority and our other services to help support you in your role.
We understand that the demands on the staff within finance departments in schools are very different once you have converted to an academy.
Whether you are a new or existing academy, our school finance team provide a high quality support service to support and assist you through the ever increasing annual cycle of accounts, budget setting and monitoring and EfA returns.
Whether you are a new or existing academy, the Academy Plus service agreement offers you a comprehensive support service to meet your individual requirements. Support is provided through on-site visits from a nominated support officer and also includes unlimited telephone and email support, HCSS budgeting software licence, termly finance networking events and regular newsletters as standard.
Designed to assist established academies or those facing budgetary pressures, the benefit of the Academy Light support package is its flexibility. You decide how many days your school needs. The package includes as standard a HCSS budgeting software licence, email access to the school finance team and 1 pre-planned support visit, with the option to purchase additional support visits if required.