Helen Butler
Finance Manager

Helen is the finance manager for the following sites within our Primary Academies:

  • Elm Academy
  • Kings Park Academy
  • Manorside Academy

Helen has worked within Finance for the majority of her career, she has been with AAT for 10 years, working her way up to her current position of Finance Manager supporting 3 of our primary schools and nurseries.

Finance Managers role covers

  • Ensuring that the full Finance function runs smoothly in the academies. To manage all the day to day financial income and expenditure transactions in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation, ESFA Handbook and AAT Financial Handbook.
  • Facilitate the preparation of the budget, on a three-year cycle plan for submission to the Deputy Finance Director.
  • Prepare monthly payroll. Advise the Deputy Finance Director on financial aspects of staffing and budget variations.
  • Ensure that all school staff receive appropriate training and support in respect of finance.
  • To be the point of contact with central and other agencies with regard to grant applications, gifts and other donations.