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With the world changed forever and plenty of new legislation out, we had a not-so-sneaking suspicion that schools and academies would have a lot of questions to ask. As it turns out, we were right, and you can read all the questions and answers from our ‘getting ready for audit’ webinar here.



James Taylor Not for Profit Senior Manager

James is a Senior Audit Manager in our West Midlands office, acting for both owner managed businesses in corporate audit and education businesses in the Not for Profit sector. Helping to ensure that the audit compliance runs like clockwork, James supports each stakeholder, both external and internal, to ensure a smooth audit process with minimal disruptions and a successful outcome.

Andy Jones Not For Profit Director

As part of the Not for Profit team at Cooper Parry, Andy specialises in the education and charity sector. He works with Academies, independent schools, local, regional and national charities, and other not-for-profit organisations, helping them with their audit, assurance, financial reporting, governance and strategic growth and development needs

Bhavesh Patel Not for Profit Manager

Bhavesh is a manager in our Not For Profit team. He’s worked closely with business managers and their finance teams from a range of academies, helping them plan and prepare for an efficient and effective audit. He has practical experience in helping academies of all sizes, from newly converted, single academies going through their first year audits, all the way up to coordinating the audit of established, large-scale MATs.

Glen Bott Not For Profit Director

Glen works with a variety of clients across the Not for Profit sector, including local and regional charities, academies and colleges. By sharing best practice and improving the robustness and efficiency of their systems and controls, Glen’s aim is to enable his clients to focus on delivering their strategic mission and objectives, safe in the knowledge that their financial reporting systems are efficient, accurate and fully compliant.

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