Our services to the shipping industry include:
Audit and financial reporting
We provide audit and assurance services under International Standards on Auditing and generally accepted auditing standards in the US. Our financial reporting services cover all the major international accounting frameworks, including US GAAP, International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) and UK GAAP. We also provide assistance on the conversion of financial statements from local GAAP to IFRS and US GAAP. Contact Michael Simms.
Governance, risk and assurance
Our premium assurance services include management reports with assurance on the governance and control environment that underpins financial reporting (ISAE 3000), governance framework assessments, assurance reports on internal controls made available to third parties and regulatory compliance implementation assistance. We also provide risk management, internal audit, corporate governance and IT assurance including the planning and implementation of IT projects. To assist in the risk management process, we have developed Rhiza - a practical, low cost, easy-to-use, web-based tool that complies with best practice and is tailored to the needs of the shipping industry. It helps to embed risk management in to everyday activites. Click here to read more.
Contact: Richard Greiner or Michael Simms.
Business support and outsourcing
Book-keeping, preparation of annual financial statements, budget forecasting, full back-office services, employer support and payroll, tax and VAT compliance, company secretarial, accounting systems, accounting packages, financial services and wealth management. Contact: Richard Greiner or view our Business support and outsourcing pages.
Business tax consulting, UK tonnage tax, VAT and employment taxes: Contact Philip Parr.
Personal tax consulting and financial planning for related personnel. Contact Gill Smith.
Business plans, start-ups, flotation and privatisations, bond issues, acquisitions, disposals, buy-ins and buy-outs. Contact: Phil Cowan or view our Corporate Finance pages.
IT strategy, systems evaluation and selection, systems implementation, business analytics and staff training. Contact Richard Greiner or view our IT Consultancy pages.
Organisation structures, corporate strategy, funding, preparation for flotation or privatisation, strategic planning, cost reviews, management development and training, executive recruitment and staff motivation issues. Contact Richard Greiner.
Other business development services
Project presentations, recruitment, research and market intelligence, foreign jurisdictions, benchmarking and project advice. Contact Richard Greiner.
Forensic accounting, salvage claims, loss of profit. Contact Julian Wilkinson or view our shipping litigation page.
Business recovery and rescue
Administrations, receiverships, liquidations, voluntary arrangements, bankruptcies, creditor support and independent business reviews. Contact Richard Greiner.