Our dedicated team of highly experienced accountants and advisers to the not for profit sector is committed to helping organisations thrive in a changing world.
With in-depth knowledge and understanding of the unique challenges faced by not for profit organisations across the sector, we offer a full range of services to take care of your needs at a local, national and international level.
With decades of specialist experience in the sector, and a commitment to maintaining up-to-the-minute knowledge of compliance obligations and legal requirements, Moore Kingston Smith’s award-winning not for profit team will deliver the results you need to help your organisation reach its potential.
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We are one of the leading firms auditing and advising the charities sector. We have been voted top firm for overall service in the Charity Finance 2020/21 Audit Survey, out of the leading top 10 charity specialist firms in England – an accolade we have now attained for the last six years in a row.
Our dedicated award-winning charity auditors and advisers work with over 750 charities, with a particular focus on:
Strong links with the main charity sector groups and regulators enable us to stay ahead of emerging issues and offer our clients constructive advice on a wide range of matters. We are corporate members of the Charity Finance Group, the Chartered Institute of Fundraising, the Honorary Treasurers Forum and the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions. Additionally, we sit on the ICAEW’s charity technical panel and the executive committee of the Charity Law Association.
We regularly keep our clients up to date through our specialist hubs and through our newsletter Charity Workshop, specialist insights, and webinars – we also speak at external events.
Our wide range of value-added services help our clients continually improve the efficiency of their organisation and take advantage of new opportunities. These include:
We have been working with the education sector for over 30 years’ and are one of the leading firms auditing and advising the sector. We are regularly recognised for our work in the education sector and have been awarded numerous accolades such as the award for:
Our Education Sector Group work with over 200 organisations, with a focus on:
We are very involved with the main education sector groups and regulators for independent schools. These include the Independent Schools’ Bursars Association, Catholic Independent Schools’ Conference, Girls Schools Association and AGBIS; and we are on the executive committee of the Charity Law Association.
For Academies, we sit on the Education and Skills Funding auditor liaison group and regularly participate in forums and working parties; we sit on the ICAEW’s charity technical panel and chair the ICAEW annual academies conference.
Alongside our experience as education auditors and advisers, these relationships enable us to stay ahead of emerging issues and offer our clients advice on a wide range of topics. We regularly keep our clients up to date through our specialist hubs and through our newsletters Education Matters and Academies Plus (A+), expert insights, and webinars as well as speaking at a number of external events. Our annual conference for schools with expert speakers on current topics has become a firm fixture in the annual schools calendar.
Our wide range of value-added services to our education sector clients are designed to help them continually improve the efficiency of their organisation and take advantage of new opportunities. These include:
Our not for profit specialist team has over 20 years’ experience working with trade associations and membership bodies. We are regularly recognised for our work in the sector and have been awarded numerous accolades such as the award for:
The specialist team work with over 150 trade associations and membership bodies, including charitable organisations and professional bodies.
Our specialists work hand-in-hand with our team at Moore Kingston Smith Association Management (MKSAM), the largest association management company in the UK. They specialise in managing these organisations.
We regularly keep our clients up to date through our specialist Hubs and through our newsletter Association Matters, specialist insights, and webinars.
Our wide range of value-added services to our clients are designed to help our clients continually improve the efficiency of their business and take advantage of new opportunities. As well as compliance services such as audit, these include: