United Kingdom

Accounting policy manual and financial statement reviews 

 

Are you concerned that poorly drafted policies and omissions from your accounting policy manuals might result in errors and inconsistent application of accounting requirements? Do your accounting policy choices present the group results in the most appropriate way to investors and analysts? Do you need support in preparing financial statements that are fully compliant with all disclosure requirements?

 

We can help you ensure that your accounting policy manual reflects all the latest accounting requirements and is presented in a user friendly way. We can review your financial statements to ensure compliance with disclosure requirements and to highlight accounting policy choices that might present results in a more appropriate way to investors.

Your issues

  • How can you be sure that the group accounting policy manual reflects current accounting requirements?  
  • Are you concerned that poorly drafted policies and omissions from the manual will result in errors and inconsistent application of accounting requirements?   
  • How can you be sure that your accounting policy choices present the group results in the most appropriate way to investors and analysts?   
  • Are you fully compliant with all disclosure requirements in your financial statements?  

Examples of how we can help

For your accounting policy manual we can:

 

  • confirm the technical accuracy of the manual;
  • update policies to reflect accounting developments;
  • benchmark policies against industry norms;
  • add further explanatory text as appropriate, including diagrammatic illustrations / tables;
  • expand the manual to cover all areas that are relevant to the group;
  • add future development sections where relevant;
  • highlight accounting policy choices and the implications of each option;
  • reformat the manual for ease of reference. 

 

For your statutory accounts we can:

 

  • prepare statutory financial statements;
  • perform pre-issuance compliance reviews of financial statements or specific notes;
  • provide support in drafting specific disclosures;
  • benchmark against industry peers.  

Nick Chandler

Nick Chandler

Partner

KPMG in the UK

 

020 7311 4433

nick.chandler@kpmg.co.uk

 

Sarah Hughes

Sarah Hughes

Director

KPMG in the UK

 

020 7694 3212

sarah.hughes@kpmg.co.uk