Audit and assurance services are provided by our experienced team of audit accountants to ensure that companies are aware of their legislative requirements and that their operations remain efficient.

We are more than just number crunchers; our audit accountants provide a comprehensive appraisal of businesses finances. This is achieved through having a deep understanding of a business and how it operates. In achieving this, we essentially become a trusted business partner a clients’ team. Through our in-depth review of the operations of a business, we are also able to make recommendations for improvements.

We invest in our people to ensure that they have the skills and experience to deliver quality audits, on time and within budget. At Alexander & Co, we value our employees and benefit from a very low staff turnover. This ensures a familiar team will assist you each year, with an ongoing understanding of your business and its needs.

We provide an opportunity to gain vital insights into your business. Our internal audits will help you identify weaknesses, improve processes and grow and become more profitable.

How we can assist you with your auditing requirements

We regularly provide expert audit services to clients across the UK, who work in a wide range of business sectors with tailored internal audits. This has led us to gain a deep understanding of how these sectors operate to provide expert company audits.

Our services are an essential tool in enabling your company to improve its operations. This includes complying with ever-changing legislative requirements and staying ahead of issues affecting your external business landscape.

Utilising the latest technology, we provide accurate, quality audit reports, on time and on budget. We are a trusted firm to undertake your business audit. As ICAEW Registered Statutory Auditors and pride ourselves on the quality of our work.

We are one of the largest independent accountancy and tax advisory firms in the region. We provide the experience and knowledge of a Big Four accountancy firm with the personal approach of a boutique firm.

Types of Audit:

Statutory Audit

For companies that require statutory audits, we are a Registered Statutory Auditor with a wealth of experience in this field. We assist companies of all sizes, with expert knowledge across many business sectors. These include manufacturing and engineering, IT & technology and wholesale & distribution.

We provide a bespoke service, tailored to clients’ specific requirements. Our team ensures that work is undertaken in a manner that is as least disruptive to your day-to-day operations. We provide jargon-free, easy to understand reporting that offers valuable insights into your business. 

Voluntary Audit

Voluntary Audits provide significant benefits to a company. These are undertaken because the owners, shareholders or other stakeholders want them, rather than as a legal obligation. 

Advantages of non-statutory audits include:

  • Identifying issues relating to accounting procedures and processes, administration, management and even IT systems and processes 
  • Helping facilitate the sale of a business or providing reassurance for loans or other banking facilities
  • Providing investors with greater reassurance and confidence
  • Provide transparency in financial reporting

The reports that we deliver will help you make business decisions. They identify areas of weakness as well as areas to focus on for improved efficiencies, business growth and expansion.

Audits for UK subsidiaries of overseas companies 

Our audit team at Alexander & Co has a wealth of experience providing audit services for subsidiaries of overseas companies. We regularly work with clients of other accounting firms, including those internationally based. Here, we provide expert audit services for their UK subsidiary clients.

For overseas companies looking to establish themselves in the UK, we are also able to assist. We can assist with registering a UK-based business and managing the financial reporting obligations and UK tax structures.

We can also provide outsourced financial management, including payroll services for your UK operations. Additionally, we can advise on strategies to enter the UK market and on business growth.

If you want to find out more, make sure to contact us today.

How to get started with our audit services

As an ICAEW registered firm, we can provide experienced audit services with a personal touch. If you are looking for an audit accountant, please contact our expert team on 0161 832 4841.

Alternatively, you can email and one of our team members will be in touch shortly.

Key contacts

Stephen Jolley

Stephen qualified with KPMG in Manchester and joined Alexander & Co in 1989. He has extensive experience of audit and assurance matters. As well as acting for UK businesses, he helps overseas businesses with their UK operations, liaising with their overseas advisors. Stephen also advises clients with transactional advice including acquisitions and disposals.

Gary Kramrisch

Gary advises on audit and accountancy matters for many of our owner-manager businesses. With huge knowledge of corporate accounting, he also has a hand in our corporate finance services and forensic accounting matters.

After graduating from Deloitte in 1989, it wasn’t long until he joined us here at Alexander & Co.

Emma Ball

Emma qualified with Alexander & Co in 2002 and since then has been working closely with our owner-managed businesses. She advises them on a range of audit and accountancy matters.

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