You are here:

Role of the accounting officer in an academy trust

Ref: 32408
Last updated on 21 April 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
In-depth article
What is the role of an accounting officer in an academy? We relay guidance from the Academies Financial Handbook on the responsibilities of accounting officers. We also look at what happens if they are on sickness absence, and link to examples of providers of training for accounting officers.

Article tools

Contents

  1. 1 Role and responsibilities
  2. 2 Covering their long-term sickness absence
  3. 3 Training providers

Article features

  • 10 external links

More from The Key

CPD Toolkit video image 800x450

CPD Toolkit from The Key

From easy-to-digest 15-minute briefings to ready-made presentations and handouts, we’ve got everything you need to confidently deliver high-impact in-school training.

Download two resources as part of your trial:

The Key has taken great care in publishing this article. However, some of the article's content and information may come from or link to third party sources whose quality, relevance, accuracy, completeness, currency and reliability we do not guarantee. Accordingly, we will not be held liable for any use of or reliance placed on this article's content or the links or downloads it provides. This article may contain information sourced from public sector bodies and licensed under the Open Government Licence.