Charity Accountants and Advisors

In the dynamic landscape of charity management, financial stability and strategic planning are central to achieving your organisation’s mission. At Consilium Chartered Accountants, we recognise the unique challenges faced by charitable organisations in Scotland. We strive to be more than just charity accountants; we aim to be an integral member of your team.

Since 2013, we have been helping Scottish charities, social enterprises and not-for-profits achieve their goals, both financially and strategically, acting as partners in their journey.

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Read on to discover more about how our Charity accounting services or contact Brian Thomson to arrange an initial discussion. 

Accounting services tailored to charities and social enterprises

Consilium’s commitment to charities, social enterprises and not-for-profit organisations goes beyond simply balancing the books. We offer integrated Accounting and advisory solutions designed to help charities thrive.

In particular, we provide:

  • Charity Auditing: our meticulous charity auditing services ensure compliance with regulations and instils confidence in stakeholders. We go beyond the balance sheet, providing a comprehensive understanding of your financial health
  • Payroll services and outsourcing: Simplify your administrative burden with our payroll services and outsourcing solutions. Focus on your mission while we take care of the complexities, ensuring your team is paid accurately and on time
  • Tax advice: Navigating the intricate landscape of UK charity tax regulations can be challenging. Our Tax experts offer tailored tax advice to optimise your financial position
  • Cloud Accounting: Embrace the efficiency of the digital age with our Cloud Accounting services. Gain real-time insights into your financial data, promoting transparency and informed decision-making.

To discuss how Consilium can help your charity, social enterprise or not-for-profit organisation thrive, contact Brian Thomson. You can also learn more about our approach to Accounting services.

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In addition to our core services, we provide a range of advisory functions to empower charities and not-for-profit organisations. These include:

  • Management Accounts: Receive timely and relevant management accounts to make informed strategic decisions, enabling you to adapt to changing circumstances
  • Trustee and Board training: Strengthen the governance of your organisation with Trustee and Board training, ensuring that your leadership is well-equipped to achieve goals and meet stakeholder expectations
  • Process reviews: Enhance operational efficiency through our process reviews, identifying areas for improvement and streamlining your workflows.
  • Financial control reviews: Safeguard your organisation against financial risks with our comprehensive financial control reviews, ensuring robust internal controls
  • Tax structuring and restructuring advice: Optimise your tax position with our specialised advice, tailored to the unique needs of charities and social enterprises.

Charity accountants for organisations of all sizes

Whether your charity operates with an internal Finance team or is a smaller, grassroots initiative, Consilium Chartered Accountants offer tailored support. Our extensive experience spans various sectors, including hospices, mental health, education, physical health, and children’s charities.

What sets Consilium apart is our genuine passion for the causes we support. As a firm of chartered accountants, we take pride in utilising our skills and expertise to boost vital charities.

We draw upon our work with commercial entities to bring valuable insights and best practice to the charitable sector. Throughout we refine and apply these to enhance the performance of our charity clients.

Going beyond the balance sheet for your charity

At Consilium, we understand the vital role that financial stability and strategic planning play in achieving the goals of charitable organisations. As your dedicated charity accountants, we go beyond the balance sheet. With a comprehensive suite of services and a genuine commitment to your cause, we are here to elevate your mission and help your charity thrive.

If you are a Finance lead or Trustee for a Scottish charity, we would love to connect with you. Please contact Brian Thomson to set up an initial meeting and discuss how Consilium can help you achieve your goals.

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Brian Thomson
Associate Director
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