Treasurers - Independent Examiners, Finance Returns and a source of help  (all the exciting stuff!)

Final Accounts – Once your accounts for last year are prepared they need to be inspected by an Independent Examiner, approved by the PCC at the APCM and submitted to the Diocesan Finance Team. The following link will take you to a page on the website with further information. (Diocese of Leicester | Finance returns (  

Following several enquiries, I would like to set up a register of treasurers who would be willing to inspect the accounts of other churches. Please contact me if you would be willing to be share your expertise in this way and help another church treasurer. (

Finance Returns – In addition to producing the final accounts, treasurers will need to complete the online Parish Finance Return. If for any reason you cannot access the returns system, please contact me ( We are asking for this to be completed by the end of this month (May).

As a treasurer of a church in the Leicester diocese, you have access, as part of a block membership, to the services of the Association of Church Treasurers. There is a wealth of information and training opportunities that can be accessed through this organisation  (

As always, if you are unsure of anything or require help, please contact the Generous Giving Team (

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