Academy School Support

Central Midland Audit Partnership has expertise in assessing and delivering a wide range of high quality services to support your school as it embraces the challenges of being an academy school.

Our auditors are appropriately qualified and have vast experience of advising and working with schools to implement best practice. We are confident that our contribution will make your transition to academy seamless and help your school achieve continuous monitoring of their governance function.

In consultation with your Principal and finance team, we will aim to put together a flexible and cost effective package of services targeted at providing challenge and assurance on governance, risk and the control framework at the school, in accordance with the Academies Financial Handbook.

Our academy schools support services include:

  • Responsible Officer Functions and reporting to the Board of Trustees
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  • Advise and review of system of internal controls
  • Review and advice on risk management framework
  • Computer Audit and advice on Information security
  • Audit and certification of Grant Claims
  • Review and validation of Teachers pension returns
  • Investigations of suspected frauds or corruption
  • Financial Health checks and value for money audits
  • General Tax and VAT advice
  • Safeguarding Audits


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