Early Years Finances

Intended for:

Early Years Team

One support staff

Performance Monitoring and Reporting Officers

Session length: 3 hours


This session is designed to demonstrate best practice around the functionality of the Early Years processes, showing the different methods that can be used to record Child level data and Actual Hours / Claimed Funded Hours at the Provider(s) they are attending. Demonstrating how Early Years can be used to better record details of adhoc financial transactions to facilitate reporting to your Finances Team / Solution, and show enhancements over recent releases.

It will be particularly useful for Local Authorities that desire to move away from a combination of Spreadsheets and External Database Solutions; even though they may already be Early Years module users, or to ensure that Early Years is being used in the most efficient way.

What will be included:

  • Data recording – Overview of data recording practices and how this can improve your current processes.
  • Payments
    • Configuring payments
      • SFF / EYPP
      • MINT
      • INT by Provider
      • INT by Child
    • Bulk / Spot Payments
    • Apportionment
    • Collection of Interim / Actual / Adjustment
    • Headcount Portal impact
  • Other Features – Introducing more recent Early Years additions
    • Early Years Pupil Premium
    • Two Year Old Funding
    • Multi Line recording of Actual and Funded hours
  • Q&A/Workshop – Time to ask the consultant queries specific to your Local Authority and for the consultant to share good practice. For instance, Monthly Payments and 30 Hour funding