Audit

Whether required by law, regulatory bodies or by stakeholders, we are willing and able to fulfil all your audit requirements. We are registered to carry out audit work by the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and are experienced in the audit of a wide range of businesses entities from owner managed companies to larger groups.

We have a wealth of experience in an array of sectors, such as financial, construction, manufacturing, retail and service sectors, including special assignment audits such as charities, pensions and solicitors.

Our audit services aim to provide you with confidence in the accuracy of your financial statements, and assurance as to the efficiency and effectiveness of your accounting procedures and internal controls. We believe that this objective can be met with sound planning, a thorough understanding of your business and effective communication throughout the year.

Our approach to any audit assignment includes:-

Planning

  • To organise the efficient running of the audit, enabling us to focus on key areas.
  • To identify at an early stage potentially risky areas and design pragmatic solutions.
  • To agree an effective work programme and reporting timetable.

Carrying out the Audit

We have an experienced team of audit staff at all levels of the organisation and aim to complete the audit effectively and efficiently. As well as fulfilling your statutory obligations, the audit enables you to benefit from our experience of a diversity of audit clients in assessing the many attributes of your business. During the course of the audit, control weaknesses identified will be discussed with management, with our recommendations being documented in a management letter.

Completion

We will facilitate compliance with your reporting deadlines, ensuring the timely approval of your statutory accounts and dealing with any other associated reporting obligations. At your request, we will also attend board meetings or annual general meetings to present highlights of your accounts in an appropriate manner to ease the understanding of key features.

Adding Value to the Audit

We will use the audit as an opportunity to look for improvement both to your entities internal controls and financial performance and can offer constructive advice on all aspects of your business.