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FMS6 Accounts Payable (Cancelled)

Reason for cancellation Low Numbers 
Event code SCH 19/517 
Event description Duration / Who Should Attend:

One full day
9:30am till 4:30pm (30 minutes lunch break)

This session is for Local Authority (Kent) Schools only. This is a full day course, which includes a short introduction to the financial regulations and guidance that schools must adhere to. It has been specifically designed to assist new or inexperienced school based finance staff who will be working mainly on Accounts Payable in FMS6.


Course Description

This course will include demonstrations and practise of the following FMS6 Accounts Payable routines and will be linked to the KCC Financial Controls and the School Model Finance Policy.

• Navigating FMS6
• Accounting Structure: Setting Up Ledger Codes, Cost Centres, Ledger Code/Cost Centre Links and using the Chart of Accounts Review
• Set Up Routines: Order Books and Cheque Books
• Supplier Set Up: Add a Supplier, Factors, Using Catalogues and Supplier Review
• Orders: Browsing, Creating, Authorising and Cancelling an Order
• Invoices: Browsing, Processing Order Invoices, Adding Postage and Packing and Cancelling Invoices
• Credit Notes: Processing and Cancelling Credit Notes
• Cheque Processing: Creating Cheque Runs and Cancelling Cheques
• Corporate Cards
• System Generated Reports for Accounts Payable

Training objectives Training Objectives

By the end of the session the delegates will be able to:

• Use the KCC Financial Controls and School’s own Finance Policy as reference documents
• Modify the accounting / coding structure to meet the needs of the school
• Use Accounts Payable in FMS6 to record all relevant financial information
• Print reports relating to Accounts Payable

Key stages
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Subject areas School Finance
Target audience
Administration Officer / Bursar / Business Manager / Finance Officer
target audience
Qualification level
EIS - Maidstone (Venue), Oxford Road, Maidstone, Kent, ME15 8AW map
Location Maidstone
Training Provider The Education People - Schools Financial Services
Admin contact SFS Admin (
Sue Lindgren
Part of SLA? No
Kent LA cost
Other LA/Academy cost
Independent/PVI cost
Number of credits 0
Funding information
Start date Wednesday 19 June 2019
Times 09:30 - 16:30
Number of sessions 1