Schools’ Choice Unveils Two Innovative Products

14th Sep 2023

Schools’ Choice, a leading provider of professional support services, has unveiled two new products, Owl Labs and Sage Intacct, to provide the foundation of digital transformation in the boardroom and transform a day in the life of a Chief Financial Officer.

Owl Labs

In a partnership with Owl Labs, Schools’ Choice is empowering Governance professionals to create immersive hybrid meeting experiences in any environment through the integration of a cutting-edge 360-degree camera. The Meeting Owl 3 stands as the pinnacle of hybrid collaboration devices, revolutionising how schools and academies conduct their meetings with enhanced intelligence. 

The introduction of this technology also serves the broader purpose of assisting schools and academies in achieving several of their strategic objectives, including:

  1. Sustainable Governance: By minimising the need for Governors to physically attend meetings, this technology contributes to create a more environmentally friendly governance system, effectively reducing CO2 emissions. 
  2. Enhancing Digital Inclusion: It ensures that meetings are accessible to a more diverse and representative group of potential Governors, promoting inclusivity and improving representation in the boardroom. 
  3. Boosting Recruitment and Retention: This technology offers invaluable support to Governors who often grapple with time constraints, making it easier for them to volunteer and improving governor recruitment and retention rates.

The Owl product can transform your meetings, contact our team today to order a Meeting Owl 3.

Sage Intacct

Schools’ Choice has significantly broadened its expertise by extending its partnership with Sage to deliver Intacct, set to revolutionise accounting for academy trusts. Schools’ Choice are the only Sage Intacct partner dedicated to the sector. As the premier professional finance managed services provider, working with schools and academies for over 40 years, they are unrivalled specialists in the education industry to offer this exceptional product.

Sage Intacct is a born in the cloud financial management solution, that provides the foundation of digital integration, transformation and insights for your school or academy trust. Sage Intacct has the power to automate many financial administration tasks, and will transform the workload of the trust finance team and CFO. 

Sage Intacct will resolve the most common issues for Multi Academy Trusts. Do you wish for:

  1. True cloud finance technology with open APIs for integration.
  2. Safe move to a new DfE chart of accounts.
  3. Instant slice and dice reporting dashboards and drill down.
  4. A system that can grow with you.

The expert finance team at Schools’ choice will support you on your journey to transform your financial management. Implementing Sage Intacct with Schools’ Choice will alleviate the complexities of financial planning and management, offering a multitude of benefits, such as:

  1. Comprehensive Cloud Solution: Enjoy the convenience of a fully integrated cloud-based finance system. 
  2. Tailored Expertise for Multi Academy Trusts: Benefit from specialist configuration of cutting-edge technology by experts well-versed in all facets of trust financial management. 
  3. Streamlined Financial Reporting: Access cleaner, clearer and more user-friendly financial reports without the need for intricate spreadsheets. 
  4. Seamless Integration with School Data Systems: The system effortlessly integrates with your school’s existing data systems.
  5. Effortless Automation: Harness the capability to automate routine tasks, liberating valuable hours within your finance office.
  6. Seamless Scalability: Adapt and expand with your Trust effortlessly, facilitating smooth onboarding of schools while intuitively reporting.
  7. Dramatic Reduction in Report Preparation Time: Experience a significant reduction in the time needed to generate comprehensive management reports.

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