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Role of the accounting officer in an academy trust

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Last updated on 21 April 2017
School types: Academy · School phases: All
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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.

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

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