Scomis Finance Services

Are you contemplating changing or updating your finance systems? Need some help and advice?

At the request of Capita, we have attended extensive Train the Trainer sessions on SIMS Finance, which is the new cloud-based financial software designed for Academies and Multi-Academy Trusts. We have designed this video to give an overview of SIMS Finance and some of the functionality available. If you would like a demonstration of the software or further information after viewing, please do not hesitate to give us a call.

Our Finance Services for Schools

Does your finance system do what you need it to do? Maybe you are thinking about changing your system and need some help and advice? Or maybe you are converting to an academy and need help building a new FMS database.

Whatever your challenge, we are able to give you impartial advice about the potential options available to you. If you are planning on implementing a new finance system or want to get more out of the system you already have in place, our portfolio of services is designed to guide you through any change and provide ongoing support and training to ensure you exploit your system to its full potential.

You can click here for a copy of our Finance Services Brochure, or for more information about converting to an academy click here.

Capita FMS Services

FMS Database Build Service

If you are converting to an academy and wish to retain Capita FMS as your finance system, this service supports you through the process and helps you to create an efficient and effective finance database appropriate for your new academy’s needs. Choosing FMS allows you to concentrate on the changes required by DfE to financial management for academies, whilst continuing to use the software you know and trust. We can also provide this service for small Multi Academy Trusts.

Legacy FMS Database Hosting

Once you have converted to an academy, this service provides access to your legacy database which is hosted safely and securely by us. For more information about hosting please click here.


Once you become an academy, you may struggle to perform your payroll reconciliation. This cost effective service automates the reconciliation process for you saving you time and money.

Capita FMS and Financial Reporting Suite (FRS) Support

Get your queries and issues resolved quickly by our team of knowledgeable and helpful Service Desk Analysts. Support for FMS amd FRS is included within our Whole School Support Service, our Admin Only Service and our MIS Support Service. Contact us for more information.

Training and Consultancy

Whether you are new to FMS or an experienced user in a maintained school or an academy, our range of courses are designed to help you to make effective use of this software. Refer to our training and consultancy section of the website for further information.

SIMs Hosted Application Service

To remove the burden of managing your finance system on school based servers. For an overview of the service please click here.

HCSS Education Services - the FRS

Our range of services for HCSS is evolving as HCSS Education develop their portfolio of products for schools and academies. If the service you require is not listed here please contact us for more information.


Financial Reporting Software(FRS) Services
This module allows you to produce high quality financial management reports using FRS software that interrogates FMS to produce custom reports and graphs based on parameters such as Cost Centre, Ledger Code or Fund Code.

Support for FRS is included in our ICT and MIS Services, click here for more information.


HCSS Budgeting Services 

This budget planning and forecasting tool (previously known as the Financial Planning Suite) allows you to create budgets and plan multiple financial scenarios, helping to shape your strategic plans based on a number of possible future positions. It links to Capita SIMS FMS6, PS Financials and Civica Resource.

Support and training for this product is available from Scomis, please contact us for more information.


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