Alyson Howard FCCA DChA CF

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Director and Senior Statutory Auditor

Alyson is a Chartered Certified Accountant and Director and Senior Statutory Auditor at Williams Giles where she heads up the academies team. Specialising in Statutory and Regularity Audit she also advises schools considering academy status and going through the conversion process. She advised on the first academy PRU and agreed revised funding streams with the DfE in light of the business case and has also worked with schools converting with PFI contracts. With a strong Corporate Finance background she has also developed an academy-scoped financial due diligence process for Academy Trusts being asked to take on and sponsor schools with financial difficulties or in special measures.