Dawn Clarkson Associates act for a number of Charities and not for profit clients, including Community Interest Companies (CIC) throughout North Yorkshire.
We know the charity sector demands specialist advice in Independent Examination. We are a proactive firm of accountants with many years’ experience of advising charitable organisations. We have invested in constantly developing our expertise and use charity accounting software to provide you with customised accounts for your committee members and the Charity Commission.
Our charity clients operate in areas including: education; care for the elderly and handicapped; health and wellbeing; religion; arts, culture and heritage; sport and the military.
The accountancy services we offer clients in the sector include:
- Preparing and independently examining the charity’s accounts to ensure that they comply with best practice (SORP)
- Advising on how best to keep the accounting records of the charity
- Secretarial duties and meeting filing requirements of the Charity Commission and Companies House (if appropriate)
- Advising on governance and best practice
- Advising on tax efficient fund raising and trading issues
Our long-term commitment to the charity and not for profit sector could benefit your charity from our established experience in assisting charities in the following areas:
Independent Examination –We ensure all charity examinations are performed by people with experience of the sector. The review will not only meet statutory obligations but also provide support on managing your charity.
Bookkeeping – We can offer full bookkeeping services for the sector, advising and/or setting up internal systems.
VAT – We advise charities (and business generally) directly in areas such as property acquisition and renovations, fee paying services and day to day VAT queries.
Payroll – Our team manages this function for many commercial and charity clients.
Xero – As accredited Xero advisors we can assist, in sourcing the software, installation, providing training and follow up support.
If you would like to find out how Dawn Clarkson Associates can help you, please call 01969 624999 for further information.