“ The service that SBM has provided us with over the past five years is the one single appointment that has had the most significant impact on my work-life balance ”
“[Our bursar] shares the information with my Governors and I that we need, in order to achieve best value for money and to manage the school effectively. My secretary is now able to use her time to carry out her role efficiently and I am able to focus my attention on leading and managing the school.”
Samantha King, Headteacher, St Peter’s Infants School, Alvescot
“ Sue Bremner-Milne’s Bursary Service has transformed our confidence in managing SAP and enabled the governors to have a much clearer picture of the school’s financial position. ”
Sue Widgery and Pat Salisbury, former Headteacher and SAO at East Oxford School
Not only is the individual bursar of high calibre but the support services provided by the company have proved to be excellent.
I …have no hesitation in recommending the company to other schools.
[Our bursar]… came to us straight away and took over our budget with sensitivity, attention to detail and a calm yet highly efficient manner.
She has the ability to cope with the avalanche of communication regarding finance, can prioritise to meet all deadlines, and keeps immaculate records.
Suddenly, I had the benefit of people who actually understood the financial issues and were well-versed in how to deal with them. Our situation was turned around within twelve months…
Sue and her colleagues have a unique understanding of the intricacies of OCC school budget systems and the necessary monitoring and reporting which go alongside.
…it’s the best financial decision I ever made and worth every penny for the peace of mind!