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Voluntary and not-for-profit Sectors

As you’re no doubt aware, charities have unique accounting requirements.

With our experience of both the voluntary and not-for-profit sectors, we can provide expert, detailed advice on accountancy, audit, tax and finance. In addition to strategic advice and support for management and trustees.

Our clients include:

  • Churches and faith-based charities
  • Educational and school-based organisations
  • Environmental, arts and leisure organisations
  • Local, regional and national charitable organisations

Specialists in the charity sector

We provide our clients with a range of specialist charity accounting services, including:

  • Compliance with latest charity regulation
  • Advising on accounting systems and internal controls
  • Complex tax planning and VAT legislation- Includes Gift Aid, VAT legislation
  • Internal control procedures and risk management- Includes recruitment, fund management and trading subsidiaries
  • Charity management accounts, strategic reviews and planning- Includes business planning, cash flow forecasts, advice on trustees’ roles and responsibilities
  • Charity accounting, auditing, independent examinations, payroll and advice- Includes bookkeeping, reviewing and preparing your accounts, financial procedures, reporting and forecasting

Please contact us to find out more.


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