The charity sector makes a significant contribution to the growth of Scotland's economy, the wellbeing of its citizens and the improvement of its public services.

At Johnston Carmichael, our experts work closely with organisations across the sector including community and voluntary groups, charities, social enterprises and co-operatives.

Our track record of delivering professional advice and services to the charity sector in Scotland means we recognise the impact that challenging economic conditions are having on many organisations, as well as having in-depth knowledge of the specific accounting requirements of not-for-profits.

Johnston Carmichael have been wonderful and patient at supporting the organisation through the change process in adopting Xero as our online accounting platform.

Alison Hay

Manager, Grampian Women’s Aid

Our team bring a strong personal touch to the clients we support whether they need help with funding applications, annual accounts, budget management or tax planning.

In addition to our primary role as charity accountants, carrying out audit and independent examinations on your behalf, we can also assist you by liaising with key third parties such as OSCR, the Scottish charity regulator, and, if your group is in its formative stages, advise you on what structure is most appropriate for you.

Whether you are taking the first steps to set up a formal charitable company, or are an existing not-for-profit organisation looking for charity accounting services, we can help you at each step of the way.