For many schools Academy status offers new opportunities but may also present significant new challenges.
We specialise in guiding headteachers, business managers, bursars and the finance team through the accounting, VAT, and audit requirements of an Academy and are working with some of the top schools in the region to ensure they have more time to manage the school.
We are proud to currently act as auditors and advisers to over 50% of the converted schools in Hampshire.
We advise on a full range of services to ensure you are fully compliant and making the most of your new-found financial freedom.
Our dedicated team of education sector specialists are on hand with expert advice and guidance so we can meet the needs of your school. The services we offer include:
- Annual accounts preparation (in accordance with the SORP)
- Annual audit
- Specialist returns to the EFA including WGA Academy return, Budget Forecasts and Teachers' Pension returns
- Responsible Officer (RO)
- Specialist VAT advice
- Benchmarking expenses
- Advice in respect of trading subsidiaries
- Accounting software advice and support.