I have a passion for accounts and anything to do with accounts

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Hi! I ‘m  Shruti.

As a child I was not sure what I wanted to be but since taking up accountancy in Year 10 I knew what I wanted to be in life – ‘an accountant’ and here I am 20 years down the line living my dream! 

I am a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). I am also registered with ACCA to undertake independent examinations and audits

I have over 20 years of experience training and working as an accountant out of which 9 years are in charity and voluntary sector in UK. 

I have experience in 

  • Charity year end accounts preparation complying with Charity SORP
  • Charity audits and independent examination
  • Bookkeeping using QuickBooks, Sage and Excel
  • Monthly/quarterly management accounts with detailed financial analysis
  • Budgets and cash flow
  • Fund accounting for restricted and unrestricted grants
  • Payroll
  • Bank reconciliation
  • Vat returns
  • Forming a charity
  • Dealing with HMRC, Charity Commission and Companies House on routine matters

Responsibilities in my most recent employment in practice included

  •  In charge of audit for charities and companies from planning through to finalization
  • Charity audits and independent examination for small and medium charities
  • Handling larger and complex audits and reporting directly to partner
  • Attending client meetings for planning and finalization
  • Advising clients on various issues regarding bookkeeping, accounts and financial procedures
  • Leading the audit team and reviewing work for adequacy and completeness
  • Ensuring templates and work programs are kept up-to-date
  • Preparing statutory and management accounts for companies and charities
  • Supervising and training juniors on bookkeeping and accounts preparation jobs
  • Preparing tax computations and returns  for companies and charities
  • Managing workflow and meeting deadlines