LEES Accountants are specialists in the education field and have been advising schools in many capacities for many years. We consult with schools at various stages of converting to academy status. Our education specialists have the required expertise, experience and resources to offer all the insightful and expert opinion you will need on all aspects of applying for and converting to academy status and the financial implications of running your school thereafter.

Key issues:

  • Information to consider in the process of academy conversion
  • Audit, accounting and reporting  needs for schools
  • Implementing systems and internal financial procedures
  • Budgets and financial planning
  • Complementary assistance to the Responsible Officer
  • VAT guidance
  • Advice on the commercial trading activities
  • Advice on year end procedures