Position: EA Independent Ltd
With a career in finance and accounting of over 25 years, Elaine enables small and medium sized organisations to develop and strengthen their financial management. Working closely with charities, community interest companies and other voluntary and community groups, to gain an understanding of their needs, she supports trustees and management to meet their responsibilities and feel confident with regard to all aspects of financial governance.
Elaine offers her experience in a range of areas, including:
Based in East Lothian, Elaine works mainly in southern Scotland although is ready to work with clients further afield.
Clients include charities of all forms, community interest companies and other voluntary and community groups in a variety of sectors and charitable fields. Regularly asked to work with third sector interfaces and community learning bodies in delivering financial related training.
Third sector consultancy work including:
Finance manager at a medium sized charity
Various treasurer roles in local charities and sports clubs
UK and International experience over 10 years in big 4 accountancy firm in both external and internal audit services for private companies, local authorities, further education colleges, Universities and charities