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Specialist accountancy services for the charity and non-profit sector

For over 40 years, Compass Accountants has been enabling charities and non-profit organisations to save money, grow and develop, supporting them in their journey to become successful, sustainable, third sector organisations.

Compass Accountants has worked with charities and non-profit organisations extensively for over four decades, making third sector accountancy our forte.

We understand the challenges that charities face, and our vast experience in the sector means our specialist team can advise and support you on how your goals can best be achieved. Our understanding of charities means we provide a personal service that allows you to overcome financial obstacles, whilst complying with regulations and minimising risks.

Our team is highly experienced in working with charities of all sizes, so the transition to working alongside us will be seamless and problem free. We also have a very high staff retention level, offering our clients great consistency and reliability in the staff they work with.

Our specialist knowledge has enabled our charity and non-profit clients to meet all of their regulatory obligations and save money, whilst avoiding the financial challenges and pitfalls of being a charity.

Whether you are a small non-profit, or a large charity, we can provide services that will alleviate the financial challenges experienced in the third sector, providing your team with the expertise, support and advice your organisation needs.

The sector specific services we offer includes:

Bookkeeping and accounts

Charity specific Tax and VAT services and support

Internal audits

Grant audits

Strategic Support- budgeting, forecasting, and planning

Gift Aid



Cash flow management

Risk management

Statutory compliance

Our clients

Just some of the charities we support include:

  • The National Museum of the Royal Navy (including HMS Victory and HMS Warrior)
  • The Mary Rose Trust
  • The Army Flying Museum
  • Jane Austin House Museum
  • The Blue Lamp Trust
  • The British Association for Performing Arts Medicine

We also act for their trading subsidiaries and a number of other charities.

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