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Financial Controls: FMS6 Update

Audience: Primary, Secondary
Single session

Brief Overview

This session is open to Local Authority (Kent) schools only.  The session is aimed at school-based finance staff who would like to update their knowledge of FMS6 financial management and controls in accordance with the Scheme for Financing Schools and KCC’s Financial Controls.  

The session will include a presentation by a guest speaker who is an expert in their field. 

Although this course is aimed at all finance staff there will be an expectation that delegates attending will have a basic level of knowledge/understanding of school finance. 

Course Description 

  • There will be various briefings and presentations on the following: 
  • updates on FMS6 procedures such as the use of online payment to suppliers (BACS) using FMS6
  • online ordering (KCS Integration)
  • emailing purchase orders to suppliers
  • using the IR35 Tax Legislation before processing invoices from individuals (Training Team) 

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the session delegates will 

  • be aware of new FMS6 functions on the latest FMS6 upgrade 
  • gain a better understanding of current financial management and controls in line with Local Authority guidelines 
  • use information provided by experts to assist with future financial management and decisions at the school
  • network with other school finance staff 

Delegates can obtain copies of all information referenced during the course from KELSI.



  • session - 11/06/2024 09:30  -  11:00

Event Type




Delivered by

  • Joanne Clark