Kingston Smith is a top 20 accountancy firm and one of the leading firms auditing and advising charities. With origins going back 95 years, many of our client relationships span decades. We are our clients’ trusted advisers through both tough and good times.
Our award-winning charities team have been ranked number one for charity expertise in Charity Finance’s 2018/19 Audit Survey. We also retained our position as the number one audit firm for overall service in the survey, out of the top 20 charity specialist firms, an accolade we have now attained 10 times – more times than any other firm and for the last four years in a row.
With a dedicated Charities Sector Group consisting of 14 specialist partners and 18 managers supported by over 50 senior staff, we provide you with the comprehensive professional service needed to fully support your development. The size and structure of our Group makes us accessible, responsive and facilitates staff continuity, which is highly valued by our clients.
We act for over 700 charities covering a diverse range of activities. These include: medical and health, music, disability, grant-giving trusts and foundations, arts and culture, international and overseas aid, religion and education.
We are more than just accountants. We have the infrastructure to help you achieve your key goals and aspirations with our skills and services. These include:
• Audit and accounts
• Tax and VAT
• Governance and business advice
• Impact reporting and fundraising
• Strategy advisory
• HR consultancy
• GDPR and data security
• Global reach
We are constantly seeking to be innovative in the services we provide and the way we work with our clients to identify opportunities that may be beneficial to them. Our credentials speak for themselves.
We have achieved this by investing time to understand our clients’ needs and then responding accordingly. This means that you get speedy responses to your queries and ensures a robust audit, providing constructive and practical feedback on your systems and controls, and enhances our ability to provide proactive advice.