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Schools Financial Services

Schools Financial Services offers a comprehensive range of financial management and business support services and products to schools and academies that are designed to meet individual requirements. The range of services and products available include:

  • Financial Consultancy Service – designed to provide schools with an independent view of their financial position
  • Financial Bursary Service – an enhanced financial service to assist in the financial administrative functions enabling schools to fulfil the management responsibilities of a delegated budget. This service includes attendance at Finance Committee Meetings
  • Services for Academies – Bespoke packages of support covering a range of financial management processes
  • Tailored Services – a bespoke package designed to meet individual school requirements
  • Financial Cover Service – SFS will provide cover in schools when finance staff are absent
  • Miscellaneous Support – A range of services to support all financial tasks
  • School Business Management Service – a fully comprehensive School Business Management support service or a range of menu options to meet individual school needs.
  • Schools Financial Value Standard – a range of support, advice and training packages for schools to assist them in achieving the Schools Financial Value Standard
  • Finance Training for Governors – Training on budget planning, budget monitoring and strategic financial management
  • Budget Management Training – 2 Day Course for Head Teachers, Deputies and other school staff on financial management and accountability
  • Strategic Financial Forecast – A CD Rom to enable schools to produce financial forecasts of future years income and expenditure
  • Auditing of School Funds – annual audit of unofficial funds

Contact for Business Enquiries:

Sue Beer, Head of Schools Financial Services

Telephone: 0121 303 2678

email: sue.beer@birmingham.gov.uk