Joining or forming a MAT creates both exciting opportunities and unfamiliar challenges. As a leading accounting and advisory firm working with more than 100 academies across the UK, we offer practical support and reassuring advice to help you every step of the way – from deciding the right structure, governance and software through to dealing with day-to-day issues and your unique reporting requirements. Our specialist academies team comprises partners and managers who are passionate about education. Our deep understanding of your sector, combined with truly understanding your establishment, allows us to provide tailored services to meet your specific needs. In addition to audit, accounting and taxation services, we provide academy-specific services such as financial due diligence advice when taking on a new school, governance advice for Boards of Trustees, risk management using our dedicated Rhiza software and ‘top-slicing’ financial advice.