Charity Accountants and Auditors

Morris Crocker have provided specialist accountancy and audit services to charities and not for profit organisations for over 20 years. During that time we have helped many organisations at different stages of their development from inception, through to growth, and maturity.

Charity Accountants and Auditors

Led by director Paul Underwood and senior manager Stuart Mackie the Morris Crocker Charities team provides the strategic advice to help you achieve your organisation’s objectives.

Our charity clients vary in size and activities and include professional institutions & associations, religious bodies, grant making trusts & foundations, education, youth and arts organisations, and welfare, environment and healthcare charities.

Read our charity case studies The You Trust and The Trussell Trust

We are based on the south coast and cover Hampshire, London, Surrey, Dorset, Sussex and Berkshire.

Areas we can help you with:

Compliance - Guidance through Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) issues and comprehensive charity audit services.

Governance – Help develop long term strategies for the organisation, define objectives and implement effective policies and processes.

Set up charitable trading subsidiaries - Advice on how to structure the subsidiary, raise finance and implement effective accounting systems.

VAT – Introduce systems and procedures for VAT management and effective tax planning.

Risk Management - Implement internal controls to mitigate risk and improve financial security.

Incorporations, mergers and closures – We can guide you through the process and introduce you to our network of solicitors and bank managers.

Audit and Independent Examinations - As chartered accountants and registered auditors we are able to verify the accounts of charities of all sizes and provide assurance by means of an independent accountant's report or a full audit report. We aim to add value through our audit process by identifying areas for improvements and efficiencies.

Visit our charity audit page

We also produce our own monthly charities enews advising of any changes in legislation and financial news update.

The Morris Crocker Annual Seminar for Charities - Tuesday 22 May 2018

Find out more about our free annual finance seminar for charity trustees and staff


Are you looking for a job or volunteering role in the charity sector?  Visit Charity Job

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Charities Key Contacts

Paul Underwood, Director

Paul has worked with charities for over 15 years.  As well as audit and compliance work, he carries out Internal Examinations and has a particular interest in the effect of VAT and taxation on the charitable sector.  Paul is treasurer of a not-for-profit organisation and is a member of the ICAEW Audit Faculty and the Charity & Voluntary Sector Group.

T:023 9222 8185

Stuart Mackie, Senior Manager

Stuart joined Morris Crocker in 2013 from a specialist not-for-profit London firm where he qualified as a chartered accountant.  His expertise is in generating ideas to make sure charities are run efficiently and are compliant with the latest accounting standards.  Stuart currently acts as financial adviser to two not-for-profit clients.

T:023 9222 8120

What our clients say...

One of our best decisions as a practice was to appoint Morris Crocker as our accountants.  They are of a very high calibre, exceptionally intelligent and knowledgeable. Queries are responded to promptly and a high level of service given at all times. To add to that they are a pleasure to deal with and have the ability to make financial matters understandable to the layman. We would have no hesitation in recommending them. Jane - GP, Gloucestershire

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