Accounting For Schools asks the right questions, understands your unique requirements and adds value by helping you plan for the future.

Principals


ENJOY COMPLETE FINANCIAL TRANSPARENCY

Executive Officers


SAVE VALUABLE TIME WITH SIMPLIFIED PROCESSES

Trustees


FOCUS ON LEARNING WITH SIMPLIFIED FINANCIALS

What we do

The Accounting for Schools (AFS) team includes Chartered Accountants, meaning we provide important insight and plain English guidance around finances. We understand that a board of trustees may struggle to make sense of the financial reporting process, and we see one of our key roles as decoding the numbers.

Our in-depth knowledge in the accounting and education sectors is a result of many year’s experience through both our sister firm All Accounted For, and our strong relationships with 70+ New Zealand schools.

We fully understand all the key accounting and financial issues that schools face, and recognise the importance of quantifying a school’s financial position to facilitate future planning. We are experts in explaining the ‘dark art’ of managing teacher entitlements, 10-year property plans, cyclical maintenance and in more recent times, the key issues surrounding lease arrangements.

We use modern online systems, specifically Xero, to deliver schools increased transparency, understanding, and control of their finances. This allows principals, executive officers and trustees to make informed and timely decisions when investing in learning resources.

We believe all schools should be able to plan for the future with clarity, while using time-saving processes that AFS has developed. Ultimately, it’s really satisfying for us knowing New Zealand schools are utilising the limited financial resources available to provide the best for their students.

Accounting For Schools promise

When you bring the AFS team on board, we will:

  • Provide you with accurate real-time, monthly, and annual reporting that explains your school’s financial position, through the use of Xero
  • Help you achieve greater control of your school’s financial information, and expenditure
  • Regularly engage with all members of your school community, including principals, executive officers, trustees, and admin teams – to boost their awareness and skillsets
  • Create cost and administration time savings, wherever possible
  • Add value to your school’s Xero usage, by tapping into its truly powerful and efficient functionality
  • Always explain complex concepts and findings in plain English, with no mumbo-jumbo
  • Support your long-term operational and building-maintenance planning
  • Increase your confidence when making investment decisions
  • Be available long after the implementation of Xero is complete, as a trusted advisor

MEET THE TEAM

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To arrange your no-obligation assessment, please contact us today

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