Harlow Education Consortium
Email: info@hecuk.net
Phone: 01279 446725
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We offer a range of financial and admin support services that can be tailored especially for your school or academy. We can assure you that you will receive the highest level of attention from our dedicated and proficient team. We have been providing finance support services to schools for over 20 years and our small team have over 38 years of experience of working with schools and more recently, academies.

Our services are provided at 4 levels

Level 1: Telephone and email support

Finance and Administration User Group Meetings –Termly meetings covering:

· Advice and information on education finance and administration

· Brief Training Sessions

· Presentations from outside providers

Level 2: As level 1 plus

Up to 10 hours on-site support package: (hours can be mixed to suit)

· Up to 10 support hours which can be used for Budget setting, Year End Returns, General Support, on-site training or trouble shooting work, census return support, completion of HR/payroll returns, general administrative support, onsite training or trouble shooting work

Level 3: As level 1 plus

Up to 20 hours on-site support package: (hours can be mixed to suit)

· Up to 20 support hours which can be used for Budget setting, Year End Returns, General Support, on-site training or trouble shooting work, census return support, completion of HR/payroll returns, general administrative support, onsite training or trouble shooting work.

 Level 4: Pay as you go

Pay as you go finance/admin/locum bursar support.

(negotiable rates for long-term service provision)

 We also offer:

Bursar Service

A monthly visit to the school to carry out the reconciliation to the bank account/s and IFS. Production of the VAT return (external bank schools), execute any budget adjustments necessary and provide a report for Headteacher and Governors

A Finance ‘Healthcheck’

All maintained schools are required to complete an evaluation of their internal controls (SFVS) – this service is designed to provide Governors with the assurance that all funds managed by the school have been properly controlled and accounted for.

Recruitment

We can offer support for your finance personnel recruitment, assisting with:

Short listing,

Provision of relevant tests and interview questions

Being a member of the recruitment panel

SFVS – Schools Financial Value Standard

We can support Governors in this area by assisting with the completion of the template, attending a governors meeting at your school to discuss the content and help devise an action plan should one be needed. We can also if required, check the evidence to support the assessment to give an independent perspective.

School Fund Audits  (below £100,000)

Training courses are offered regularly and we can also provide training at your school that is specific to the needs of your staff.

For further information and prices please contact Jennie Rowan on 01279 446745 or by email: jennie.rowan@hecuk.net.

 

 

 

 
 
Harlow Education Consortium | The Study Centre, Netteswellbury Farm, Harlow, Essex CM18 6BW | Tel: +44 (0)1279 446725 | Fax: +44 (0)1279 421945 | Email: info@hecuk.net