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Co-op Friendly Accountants

Here you'll find a list of accountants with specific experience of working with and for co-operatives.

Co-op Friendly Accountants

Need an accountant or bookkeeper? The organisations  below have experience of working with co-operatives and mutuals.

  • Accountancy.coop - Poole

Approachable and friendly accountants specialising in co-operatives and all other types of small businesses. Offering accounts, taxation, business and consultancy advice and support, with free initial ‘coffee and consultation’.

www.accountancy.coop / 01202 621622 / [email protected]

  • Alanbrookes - Stroud

Chartered Accountants & Registered Auditor - The co-op specialist is Andrew Fisher

www.alanbrookes.co.uk / 01934 863386 / [email protected]

  • Catalyst Collective

Accounting services and financial planning advice for co-ops.

www.catalystcollective.org / 0845 223 5254 / [email protected]

  • Co-operative Assistance Network – Bristol, Chelmsford & Southampton

CAN provide bookkeeping, payroll and year-end accounts to co-ops registered as both companies and societies. CAN are not chartered accountants but have a close working relationship with chartered accountants Alanbrookes for provision of accountants' reports and audits.

www.can.coop / 0845 3733616 / [email protected]

  • MB McGrady - Northern Ireland

M.B. McGrady & Co. was founded in 1951 and now one of the largest and most respected independent practices in Northern Ireland.  Offices in Belfast, Downpatrick and Newtownards as well as surgery offices in Castlewellan, Magherafelt and Toomebridge..

www.mbmcgrady.co.uk/ / 028 9031 6950 / [email protected]

  • North West Housing - Liverpool

A co-op and a secondary co-op of over 40 co-operatives, mainly housing co-op IPS’s. NWH offer co-ops a free initial financial health check, full accountancy and financial management services, and can facilitate an audit.

www.nwhousing.org.uk / 0151 726 2229 / [email protected]

  • Sharenergy - Shrewsbury

Sharenergy provides specialist bookkeeping and accounts support to over 30 renewable energy societies across the UK. Our financial services include bookkeeping, invoicing, management accounts, annual accounts, HMRC tax returns & VAT returns, as part of our wider society administration services which cover both routine annual back-office support and tailored administration of bond and share offers. Our financial services are provided by our fully-qualified in-house financial team.

www.sharenergy.coop / 01743 835242 / Eithne George - [email protected]

  • South West Co-operative Development - Taunton

Financial services from bookkeeping, pay roll to year-end accounts.

www.southwest.coop/services / 0300 4562265 / [email protected]

  • Third Sector Accountancy - Manchester

Chartered Accountants and Registered Auditors specialising in co-operatives and community benefit societies (charitable or otherwise), and regular charities. Book-keeping, payroll, accounts, and audit.

www.manchesteraccountancy.org / 0161 2140879 / [email protected]

Further Reading

Financial Literacy for Co-operatives’ by Seeds for Change and Acorn Co-op Support

If you work with or are aware of co-op friendly accountants or are an accountant with experience of working with co-operatives, please contact [email protected] or call 0161 214 1786

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