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Financial Services have been working closely with many of Hertfordshire's academies.

We have been supporting those maintained schools intending to convert to academy, to ensure the financial processes pre, during and post conversion are professionally supported and maintained.

We offer a comprehensive financial support package to academies including;

  • Tailored accounting support service
  • Budget and GAG Management
  • Financial and systems training
  • Advice on academy financial management arrangements

For full details of Financial Services support available to academies, please visit Hertfordshire's Prospectus of Services for Academies:

Academy Bulletins

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No. A32


Bulletin A32 FMS upgrade 6.174

Included in this bulletin:

  • New feature - Charge Account

No. A31

Bulletin A31 FMS upgrade 6.172

Included in this bulletin:

  • New detailed Cost Centre Report

No. A30

Bulletin A30 FMS upgrade 6.170

Included in this bulletin:

  • Provision of Reports in New Format
  • Enhancement to the Aged Creditor Reports
  • Enhancements to Links with Payment Systems

No. A29

Bulletin A29 Year End for Academies 2015 - 16

This Bulletin offers guidance on the transactional process of year end on FMS6, it should be used in conjunction with advice provided by your external auditors.

No. A28


Bulletin A28 Budget Forecast Return 2016-17

This bulletin offers guidance on how to produce the information required for the 2016-17 EFA Budget Forecast Return.

No. A27


Bulletin A27 FMS Upgrade 6.168

Included in this bulletin:

  • Changes to CFR Report Dates for Year End
  • Recording General Notes Against a Supplier
  • National Insurance 2016/17
  • Salary Projection Report
  • Retirement of Old Detailed Supplier Account New Format

No. A26


Bulletin A26 - 2016 Preparation for Academy Return

This bulletin provides guidance for FMS academies on generating information for the March Return and 2016 Budget forecast. This Should be used in conjunction with advice provided by your external auditors.