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Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, United Kingdom, 2012/06/08 - Leading independent Chartered Accountants, Peters Elworthy & Moore (PEM) is proud to announce that Audit Senior, Alison Nuttycombe, has been awarded the prestigious ICAEW diploma in Charity Accounting from Cass Business School.
The course has provided Alison with an in-depth knowledge of specialist charity accounting, audit and taxation, and unique techniques for financial and investment management within charitable and other voluntary organisations. The diploma has also given her more background knowledge on areas that were not included in her ACA training, including marketing, fundraising and resource management.
Says Alison,“This diploma has given me additional in-depth knowledge about the charitable sector, allowing me to further enhance my advice and counsel to PEM clients”.
Paul Chapman, Managing Partner, adds: “This is an excellent achievement and Alison has worked hard to earn this new and important qualification. We encourage all our staff to continually enhance their knowledge and Alison is testament to and demonstrates our commitment to training at the very highest level”.
Alison feels it has enhanced her professional skills and knowledge: “This diploma demonstrates that I have a specialist understanding of accounting in the charity sector and that I play an important role in raising and recognising standards. The charity sector is very specialised and in today’s world, it is important to provide clients with the most up-to-date and trustworthy advice, so they can grow and enhance their programmes”.
The PEM Charities team is known for its expertise and knowledge of the charities and not for profit sector. PEM (pem.co.uk) act as accountants, auditors and advisers to local, regional and national charities and not for profit organisations, which include two-thirds of Cambridge University Colleges, science research institutions, academies and independent schools.
The team recognises that the ever-changing legal and regulatory aspect of this sector requires advisers who are able to provide vital service assistance and professional advice tailored to an organisation's specific requirements. As well as providing accounting, tax and audit advice services, the Charities team is able to advise in other areas – from strategic planning to advising trustees on controlling risk, fundraising and investment policies.
• Peters Elworthy & Moore (PEM) is one of the leading independent firms of accountants, tax and business advisers in the East Anglia region, with 12 Partners and 140 staff.
• PEM is within the top 60 in the UK, providing financial strategies for success.
• PEM has a large and varied client base including: Owner Managed Businesses, Charities and Not-for-Profit sector, Technology, Property, Agriculture including Farming and Bloodstock as well as many Professional Firms, Partnerships and Private Clients in the region.