Invitation to Quote: Accountancy, Audit & Payroll Services

Published Wed 18 Dec 2019 - By Literature Wales

Literature Wales, the national company for the development of literature, is seeking to commission the services of an accountancy firm to manage its payroll, annual audit and preparation of financial statements.

To quote for this work please provide itemised costings, a cover letter and examples of similar work you have conducted including client testimonials, by 12.00 noon on Friday 31 January 2020, for the following:


  • Annual audit
  • Preparation of financial statements complying with Charity Commission guidelines and FRS 102
  • Presentation of financial statements at Annual General Meeting
  • Payroll services, including PAYE, NI and pension contributions
  • As required, additional support and guidance on general finance matters


Your quote should not exceed £9,500 including VAT and all costs and expenses. Your quote should be competitive and provide different cost options if possible.

Please note that this work will involve travel to our office in Cardiff as well as additional costs to attend the AGM. All costs attached should be included in your quote.


Timetable & Milestones

Deadline for submission of quotations: Friday 31 January 2020, by 12.00 noon

Audit preparation meeting: March 2020

Contract commencement date (Payroll): 1 April 2020

Audit of Literature Wales for 2019/20: June 2020

Final draft of financial statements and audit findings submitted: 7 August 2020

Presentation of financial statements and audit findings at AGM: September 2020

Submission of financial statements to Companies House and Charity Commission: 31 December 2020


Literature Wales is a registered charity and a company limited by guarantee.


For further information contact: Finance Officer, Emma Richards, on:
029 2047 2266 /

Literature Wales