Bursar Cover

School Business Manager/Bursar Cover Service

The aim of the service is to provide schools with emergency School Business Manager/Bursar cover due to key staff absences or gaps in employment between leaving and starting of personnel. Schools purchasing annual Finance Support Package have priority to this service.

The precise financial duties to be undertaken by the Peripatetic Bursar will be subject to agreement with the Head Teacher, but some of the tasks we can cover include:

  • Ordering and Invoicing
  • Central Reconciliations
  • Bank Reconciliations
  • VAT Returns
  • Payroll Input
  • LA Returns
  • CFR
  • Year End Returns
  • Cash Flow
  • School Fund Accounting
  • Reports to governors
  • Attendance at governor meetings
  • Budget planning
  • Training office staff on financial procedures
  • Any other financial tasks


So, if your SBM/Bursar is on long term sickness, maternity leave or moving on we can assure you that by choosing Linda’s Bursar Services you will receive a dedicated quality service tailored to your school’s individual needs. Our team have extensive knowledge of working within primary and secondary education and we can offer a friendly practical solution to meet your needs.

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