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PS Financials is the author of award-winning accounting, purchasing, budgeting and reporting software.

Serving the education sector for 10+ years, PS Financials has been chosen by:

  • 1,700+ education establishments
  • 58% of all  Multi Academy Trusts/Multi Academy Companies  (Source – DfE Open Academies list as at October 2014)
  • 1 in 3 of ALL open academies use PS Financials
    This year, on average, 44 Schools / Academies per month chose PS Financials

PS Financials has developed an Education Standard Chart of Accounts that is maintained in conjunction with the enhancement suggestions from our users and our meetings with the EFA on their future reporting requirements. Therefore, our users have a reporting system from day one and the confidence that any future Government or Statutory Reporting requirements will be provided.

PS Financials are committed to maximising financial efficiency for education and are:

  • The Premier Partner for Financial Accounting Software for the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL)
  • Approved Supplier of the Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC)
  • Approved Partner of the National Association of School Business Managers (NASBM)
  • Corporate Sponsor of the National Governors Association (NGA)
  • Corporate Partner of the Charity Finance Group (CFG)

Developed for the most modern computing environments including the CLOUD, Hosted or locally installed environments, PS Financials uses its Unified Ledger design to provide powerful analysis and business intelligence, coupled with instant consolidation, process automation and ease of use.

PS Financials is implemented by:

  • Academies (Sponsored, Converter, Special and All-Through)
  • Schools (Maintained Schools, Free Schools, Secondary and Primary Schools)
  • Federations, Multi Academy Trusts & Multi Academy Companies
  • Roman Catholic and Church of England Diocese Schools
  • Independent and Boarding Schools
  • Pupil Referral Units (PRUs)
  • University Technical Colleges (UTCs)
  • Further and Higher Education

PS Financials has supported interfaces to MIS, Banking, Budgeting systems, Online payments, Payroll / HR and other education systems.

To find out more, contact us .  To receive a complimentary presentation of our software, why not book a demonstration.

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Simplifying processes and saving time. Having met with PS Financials, the Finance Team were extremely impressed: “We came out of the presentation and there was no comparison. We all had the same instinct that PS Financials was going to be the best software solution. We had a follow up meeting and concluded that they were […]

PS Financials is the author of award winning Accounting, Purchasing, Budgeting and Reporting software that is used by leading Commercial, Charity and Education organisations in the UK and worldwide. From its original development in 2001, PS Financials has been designed to solve the accounting and purchasing problems of organisations with multiple, remote offices. PS Financials […]

PS Financials is the author of award-winning accounting, purchasing, budgeting and reporting software, used by over 1,800 organisations in 45+ countries. Leading organisations such as Virgin Hotels, LOCOG, Ecclesiastical Insurance, The Fairtrade Foundation, Kilimanjaro Live and the Disaster Emergencies Committee rely on PS Financials. PS Financials has served the education sector for over 10 years […]

The Birmingham Bursars Group has over 300 members in Birmingham (three quarters of all Birmingham schools) and represents the views of bursars, business managers and  other support staff in schools within the area. PS Financials works closely with the Birmingham Bursars Group and their members on a variety of initiatives, addressing specific financial and accounting software issues and requirements. www.birminghambursars.org.uk

PS Financials is an Approved Partner of the National Association of School Business Management (NASBM), the UK’s leading association working exclusively on behalf of the school business management profession with over 4,000 members. PS Financials is involved in a series of intiatives with NASBM including providing professional, financial advice and Best Practice at Multi Academy Trust briefings, […]

The Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) has awarded PS Financials with Approved Supplier status for Corporate Software Systems. The Crescent Purchasing Consortium (CPC) is the only national purchasing consortium dedicated to serving the Academies and Further Education sectors. http://www.thecpc.ac.uk

The Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) is a professional association for all leaders of secondary schools and colleges and has 17,000 members. PS Financials is the exclusive ASCL Premier Partner for financial accounting software. PS Financials and ASCL work closely on initiatives to ‘Maximise Financial Efficiency in the Education Sector’. www.ascl.org.uk

PS Financials, authors of award-winning accounting, purchasing, budgeting, and reporting software, has supported every level of the education sector for 10 years, and has been chosen by over 1,400 education establishments. PS Financials can assist you throughout your expansion, including: Financial Process Support Procedural Creating tasks and schedules Control Security Month-end support Documentation Customised manuals […]

The Multi Academy Trust (MAT) model is becoming more prevalent within the education landscape and is the most formalised collaborative structure available for Academies. There are distinct advantages to the MAT model, enabling schools seeking to secure some of the benefits of academisation, but with the opportunity to be a part of an established larger […]

PS Financials is the author of award winning Accounting, Purchasing, Budgeting and Reporting software that is used by leading Commercial, Charity and Education organisations in the UK and worldwide. From its original development in 2001, PS Financials has been designed to solve the accounting and purchasing problems of organisations with multiple, remote offices. PS Financials […]

Delivering an outstanding performance – With help from PS Financials. When The Boswells School, a specialist Performing Arts School and College, decided to convert to Academy status, the school’s Business Manager knew that the Finance Department would need an accounting software system to meet the demands of the school’s new Academy status. Schools wishing to […]

Saving time and extending financial support. Swakeleys School in Hillingdon, Middlesex has over 1000 pupils from year seven to sixth form. As a high achieving Foundation School, with record breaking enrolment figures, Swakeleys is highly valued in the local community. With a specialism in humanities, it focuses on excellent teaching, learning and high standards of […]

Implementing a flexible consolidated financial system for all their Academies with PS Financials. With 17 Academies, Oasis Community Learning is one of the largest Academy providers in the UK. The organisation needed a robust and consolidated accounting and purchasing system to support its continued growth, which is why it replaced its previous accounting system with […]

Becoming an Academy with over 2,200 pupils and feeder Primary Schools with the help of PS Financials’ accounting software. Ivybridge Community College is a new Academy based in Ivybridge, Devon. It specialises in sport, science and languages, and now has over 2,200 pupils. Ivybridge realised from an early stage that the financial reporting requirement was […]

Converting to a Multi Academy Trust. The Faringdon Academy of Schools was established on 1st April 2012. The Academy initially comprised an Infant School, a Junior School and also a College (Faringdon Community College). In October 2011 John Banbrook, Business Manager, was appointed to lead the transition to Multi Academy status and take advantage of […]

Saving time and greater transparency following the transition to academy. With a history dating back to 1886, a well known and prestigious North London school, Quintin Kynaston, became an Academy in November 2011. To operate an Academy effectively, Quintin Kynaston understood the need for an accounting system that was designed to process company and charity […]

PS Financials is the author of award-winning accounting, purchasing, budgeting and reporting software, used by over 1,800 organisations in 45+ countries. Leading organisations such as Virgin Hotels, LOCOG, Ecclesiastical Insurance, The Fairtrade Foundation, Kilimanjaro Live and the Disaster Emergencies Committee rely on PS Financials. PS Financials has served the education sector for over 10 years […]

The Diocese of Oxford is the administrative area of the Church of England, covering three counties: Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire, and is the largest Diocese in the UK with 815 churches. The Diocese of Oxford decided to form a Multi Academy Trust, and their first Academy joined them in September 2012. Initially, the Diocese purchased and implemented Corero as their financial system. […]

Maximising Financial Efficiency for Academies. PS Financials is the author of award-winning accounting, purchasing, budgeting and reporting software that is used by leading Commercial, Charity and Education organisations in the UK and Worldwide. From its original development in 2001, PS Financials has been designed to solve the accounting, purchasing and budget monitoring problems of fast […]

The Charity Finance Group (CFG) is the leading membership organisation for finance management in the Charity sector. PS Financials are Corporate Subscribers to the CFG, working closely with them and their members on financial accounting software issues specific to the Charity sector. www.cfg.org.uk