How can we help you

Real charity experience

You deal with one person who knows and cares about your charity – safe in the knowledge that your unique position is understood.

Over 20 years' experience

Background in a combination of charity and not-for-profit audit and accounting practices, together with tutoring of ICAEW, ACCA, CIMA and AAT students for the leading accountancy training provider in the UK.

Trusted partner

We are sensitive to the needs of the people we work with and pride ourselves on being adaptable and maintaining a position of trusted partner.

If you are seeking a charity specialist accountancy firm who can add value to your organisation, then look no further. Perhaps you simply want to explore saving time and money by moving to a cloud-based accounting system, need practical training or short-term Finance Manager cover.
Get in touch – we’d love to help.

Who are our clients

Charities who are looking to turn around their financial performance, streamline their systems and educate their trustees and finance team so that they can focus on truly making a difference.

Take a look at just some of the charities we have worked with here, on our Client Showcase page.

What our clients say about us

See what our clients have to say about their experiences with us here, on our testimonials page.

Your key contacts

Jen Gerrard

Managing Director

Jen is a charity specialist Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) and is the name behind the firm. With a wealth of trustee experience at both a local and national level, Jen is a regular speaker on charity finance and governance matters. A member of ICAEW’s charity & voluntary sector group, Jen regularly contributes to Sector publications and has had her own column for Accounting Web.

Jen has been described as a “bit of a strange creature”, a self-confessed “tech geek” and is equally a comfortable in front of spreadsheets as she is lecturing or cooking up random creations in the kitchen for her family.

You can contact Jen directly on Alternatively you can schedule a call, or virtual (Zoom) meeting with Jen here.


Client Experience Manager

Leila has over 16 years’ experience managing projects across a broad spectrum of industries from advertising to aquaponics. Here at GFC, she is often the first point of contact for new clients, providing you with an outline of the services we offer and helping deliver a smooth process for new client on-boarding. She also provides details of the latest GFC training courses, schedules our work, organises diary bookings for team members and generally helps to keep everything on track and running smoothly.

To arrange a time to chat with one of the team, to discuss account administration, or to confirm scheduling requirements, you can contact Leila directly on Alternatively you can schedule a call, or virtual (Zoom) chat with Leila here.

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