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RM Finance Online Bulletins

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028

June 2019

RM Finance - Importing the budget into RM Finance

Optional method to import the budget into RM. To be used in conjunction with Bulletin 026 RM Finance Period 1.

027

 

Bulletin coming soon.

 

026

April 2019

 

RM Finance - Period 1

How to set up RM Finance for the new financial year.

  • Set up Procedures for the New Financial Year

Includes:

  • Checks to perform before running Year End
  • Accrued Brought Forward
  • Enter and Fix Approved Budget

025

March 2019

 

RM Finance –Year End 2018/19
This bulletin contains instructions on how to complete the year end.

024

March 2019

 

RM Finance Online - Accruals Importing

NEW functionality. Ability to import accruals into RM Finance Online.

023

March 2019

 

RM Finance Online - Final Capital Return

This bulletin contains guidance on:

  • How to complete the capital return due 29th March 2018

022

March 2019

 

RM Finance Online - Revised Budget Profiles Report
Includes new options.

021

February 2019

 

RM Finance Online - Year End Housekeeping 18/19

This bulletin contains instructions on how to prepare the datafile for the year end. It includes setting up the CFR, year end checks and general housekeeping tips an hints.

020

March 2019

 

RM Finance Online - New Analysis Codes

New analysis codes for CFR E28 and E28b

019

January 2019

 

RM Finance Online - 2nd Termly Return

The Return is due 15th February 2019

This bulletin contains guidance about:

  • Calculating the estimated outturn
  • How to upload the approved return into SOLERO

018

January 2019

 

RM Herts Catering Invoice treatment

014
July 2018

RM Finance Combined Duplicate Batching

The bulletin provides guidance on the functionality that has been re-introduced to the Online software. Included:

  • Setting up master batches
  • Duplicating using the combined functionality
  • Using the non-combined functionality

013
July 2018

RM Fund Account Migration

The bulletin will guide schools through the migration and set up process for the Fund account, where schools have agreed to use this facility to process the Fund account transactions.

012
July 2018

New Control Form

011

June 2018

RM Finance – System User Control
Administering and controlling user access to RM Unify and RM Finance Online

003
June 2017

RM Finance Online Old Year Data Capture

The guidance is to help schools to capture the data from old year files for storage in case of system issues going forward. Schools should follow the procedures for the General account, the Fund and or other accounts if appropriate. This is in accordance with the Financial Handbook for School.

002
June 2017

RM Unify Guidance

The guidance is to be read in conjunction with information that will be sent by RM in due course. It helps schools to understand the process to activate RM Unify, which is required in order for schools to access RM Finance Online. Please read before attempting to access RM Unify.

001
June 2017

RM Finance Online pre and post upgrade checks

Please read and follow the instructions contained in this document before attempting to migrate the RM Finance data. The handy tick list can be used to show that the system balances both before and after the upgrade.

RM Finance Online Control Forms

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Accruals Spreadsheet + Import 2019

The spreadsheet will enable schools to record accruals using the Whole Government Account codes in preparation for the year end. It includes the NEW "Accruals Import" sheet for use in importing the accruals into RM Finance Online.

Control Forms for Monthly Monitoring using RM Finance Online

A revised Excel spreadsheet which pulls data from the cash.csv file produced by RM Finance Online. The spreadsheet will enable you to monitor your budget and calculate a revised forecast on a monthly basis in readiness for the termly returns.

The C drive version requires the cash.csv to be saved directly to the C drive.

The K drive version requires the cash.csv to be saved directly to the K drive.

Right click on the file
Save target as
Save the file onto your computer. Do not rename the file

Accruals Spreadsheet 2018

The spreadsheet will enable schools to record accruals using the Whole Government Account codes in preparation for the year end.

 

RM Finance Bulletins

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192

October 2013

Interm Catering Invoices

This bulletin contains guidance on the treatment of Hertfordshire Catering Limited invoices.

  • Coding Guidance
  • Posting Guidance
195

January 2014

Salix Loans and Out of County Pupil Premium

This bulletin contains instruction on the treatment Salix Loans and Out of County Pupil Premium

  • Salix Codes
  • Posting Salix Loans and Expenditure
  • New Code for Out of County Pupil Premium Income
  • Amended March 2014
Closedown of schools accounts

For closing schools using RM who are converting to an Academy

 

 

RM Manuals

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RM Fund Account Manual 2018

The manual has been created to help schools set up the Fund account in RM Finance Online where a new database has been migrated. Instructions include dealing with opening balances, setting up budgets and headings, bank reconciliation and much more.

Purchase Order Manual

The manual contains information about how to use purchase orders in RM Finance Online.

RMMS Other Manuals available

FSS Budget Planner RM Finance: User Guide
RMMS CFR Assistant

 

 

RM Additional Documents

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RM Finance and Cheque Printing

The cheque printing facility produces a professional looking document which when used in conjunction with supplier addresses can save time and resources. This document has been produced to guide schools through the initial set up and use of the facility.