Welcome to Financial Services

Who we are

The School Finance Service is a team of experienced finance officers and qualified accountants with many years’ experience of working with schools. We are the leading provider of financial services to schools in Coventry with 100% of maintained schools purchasing our services. In these challenging financial times; effective, efficient and robust financial management is essential in all schools and keeping an eye on your school’s financial sustainability is more important than ever. The School Finance team is here to support you in these goals, delivering clear advice and valuable support based on our up-to-date knowledge and years’ of experience.

What we do

We pride ourselves on delivering a value-added service; providing comprehensive support, advice, guidance and training to cover all aspects of managing your school’s finances. Our wide range of flexible financial support services enable schools to fulfil their statutory obligations and strategic functions in relation to financial management. These include:


  • Budget planning (including multi-year plans)
  • Budget monitoring and control
  • Staffing Projections
  • Financial Reports
  • Audit of school funds
  • Consistent Financial Reporting Returns (CFR)
  • Final Accounts completion
  • Remote access to SIMS FMS to deal with queries
  • Finance Training for Head Teachers, Business managers and Governors


Pricing and how to purchase

For further details of prices and services we offer please click here