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Remove the stress and the hassle from the budget planning process

It offers multi-year forecasting and enables quick analysis and transparent budget monitoring with the ability to create unlimited scenarios.
Engineered to support all your budget setting, planning and monitoring needs, our school budget planning software incorporates everything from a staff salary calculator, to income and expenditure forecasting and a dynamic reporting suite, all in one easy-to-use application.
Encompassing monthly employee cost analysis, payroll reports and forecasting, we make it easy to remove the hassle and the stress from the financial management process.

Who we help...

Head Teachers

Boost your school’s financial performance with our compliant software
PS Budgeting gives you everything you need to maximise your resources and focus on education excellence.

The benefits include:

  • Budgets set using the Consistent Financial Reporting Framework in line with LA and DfE reporting requirements
  • Allows data to be demonstrated in an easier way, and can be customised to show only necessary information
  • Excel-style data grids for 100% user acceptance. Quickly sort, group or search your data
  • Customise your data grids to your personal preferences
  • Track income and expenditure against different funding streams. Apportion staff costs against these core funding streams and cover off your OFSTED reporting requirements when setting the annual budget
  • Budgeted cash flow and KPI analysis reporting. Gives quick views to important ratios across the academy or MAT's budget
  • Easily cost out your curriculum budgets and allocate staff costs across your department headings

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Business Manager

Remove stress from the budgeting process
Say goodbye to the limitations and the complications of Excel. PS Budgeting integrates seamlessly with your systems and gives you the ability to proactively set, plan and monitor your budgets.

The benefits include:

  • Quick and transparent salary calculator with monthly cost analysis for easy reconciliation to the payroll reports
  • Accurately calculates the cost of maternity leave when setting the annual budget
  • Always on our latest version with access to the latest functionality and updated for changes to reporting requirements.
  • National Insurance rates automatically updated in line with HMRC published contribution rate tables
  • Clear and concise reporting with graphical analysis, supports easy delivery and understanding for non-financially trained governors/trustees
  • Has the ability to fix a budget for the year so it cannot be edited for audit purposes
  • Pay scales can be easily set and updated throughout the year

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Achieve complete control and accountability
Ps Budgeting facilitates simple and effective financial planning, including monitoring, analysis and forecasting.

The benefits include:

  • Mapped to your Chart of Accounts to allow simple budget setting against your recognisable coding structure, budget income and expenditure across multiple nominal/cost centre combinations
  • Access data wherever you have an internet connection
  • Access via a secure login with full SSL authentication, much safer than a browser based system
  • Information can be exported easily to multiple formats meaning the data can be edited and changed at will, and also helps with customers who are used to working on excel for a long period of time

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What our clients say
The service provided by SAAF has been outstanding. I have always been impressed with the level of integrity shown, which has been the basis for our effective working relationship.
Sean Kelly, Principal | Top Valley Academy
The service we have recieved from SAAF has been excellent They have been extremely helpful, proactive and supportive and have provided a level beyond our expectations
Sarah Griffiths, Office Manager | Nottingham QMC Education Centre