I am an AAT-Licensed Accountant specialising in the delivery of internal audit and related services to single and multi-academy trusts. I have over 30 years' experience in public sector internal audit, specifically within Local Government, Maintained Schools and Academies.
I offer dedicated internal audit support to Academy clients, providing independent assurance on their compliance with the requirements of the Academies’ Financial Handbook. This includes measuring the effectiveness of strategic and operational management and key financial/non-financial systems. My service includes making appropriate enquires to determine whether:
Should any weaknesses be noted in these areas, I will provide practical solutions for improvement.
Through experience, I know what effective management and control arrangements should look like and I use this knowledge to direct and enhance the services I provide.