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Bath and Wells Multi Academy Trust



To ensure all schools manage finances and resources effectively, so that they can deliver the best education for all children.

Benefits for BWMAT schools

  • Professional finance support for schools including Finance Business Partnering, Procurement, Payroll and technical expertise
  • Support to ensure regularity and compliance is adhered to in line with Trust and and Government policy
  • Dedicated support with financial monitoring and budget setting to ensure your school remains in a strong financial position

 What you can expect from us

  • Finance Business Partner working with the school
  • Support with preparation of annual and three-year budget forecasts
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly management accounts
  • Support for office staff, Headteachers and Local Governing Committees
  • Procurement to ensure best value
  • Support with processing of invoices, expenses and credit cards.
  • Payment runs completed centrally to ensure efficiency of service.
  • Induction, training and up-date sessions for new and existing staff
  • Out-sourced payroll system and support
  • Technical advice and guidance on areas including VAT, contracts and compliance
  • Support with Internal Audit

What we expect from you

  • Careful budget setting and monitoring to ensure the financial stability of your school
  • Compliance with Trust processes and policies
  • Work with our dedicated team to ensure that your school’s finances and payroll run smoothly and effectively


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