The financial year for the Parish Council is between 1st April and 31st March. The budget is set in December and precept agreed for the following financial year. The Council's accounts are audited twice, once by an internal auditor and then by a Government appointed external auditor.
This Accouting Statement is unaudited and subject to change. Sutton Courtenay Parish Council's annual return needs to be reviewed by an external auditor appointed by Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd. Any person interested has the right to inspect the accounting records for the financial year to which the audit relates. If you wish to view any documents then please contact the responsible financial officer of the Council, Mrs. L. Martin at 90 Howard Cornish Road, Marcham, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 6PU, telephone: 01865 391833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. The appointed external auditor for Sutton Courtenay Parish Council is BDO LLP, Arcaida House, Maritime Walk, Ocean Village, Southampton SO14 3TL.
The financial regulations govern the conduct of financial management by the Council. They ensure that the Parish Council has an adequate and effective financial system of control, and demonstrate how the Council meets its responsibilities in the exercise of its functions.