+Accountants for academies

The regulatory challenges posed by the Education and Skills Funding Agency (ESFA) come with much new information for an academy to deal with. Greater financial control also comes with new responsibilities and a challenging timetable.

At Butler+Co , our expertise across the education and non-profit sectors can be relied upon to enable you to effectively meet regulatory requirements.

How can we support your academy?

  • Preparing or reviewing annual financial statements in-line with statutory requirements;
  • Annual audit and regulatory review in accordance with statutory & ESFA requirements;
  • Assurance review of the Academy Accounts Return;
  • Advice on forming or joining a Multi-Academy Trust which can lead to greater efficiencies and savings;
  • Advice on choice of accounting system and assistance with financial budgets and forecasts;
  • Preparing or reviewing monthly or end of term management accounts;
  • Attending committee or Board of Trustees meetings, to discuss financial matters or to help with risk assessment reviews;
  • An internal audit function through termly visits to test financial systems and controls systems;
  • Auditing the teachers’ pension scheme.

Services for academies