Welcome to the Association of Charity Independent Examiners

ACIE is an association of people who carry out IE, providing support and information to its members, charities and other interested parties. Since its launch in 1999, it has also become a national voice in influencing policies with regard to government legislation. Its activities have the support of the Charity Commission and the Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator.

ACIE is the only professional body whose sole focus is Independent Examination and its Full Membership procedure is the only route available to people wanting to have their work in Independent Examination scrutinised and validated.

At April 2016, ACIE had over 500 members, of whom over 150 were Full Members. These members cut across the whole range of people who carry out independent examination - from volunteers who are competent enough to examine the accounts of, say, their local youth group, to professional accountants in major national firms.

Charities wishing to find a qualified Independent Examiner may search our directory of members using the map on the right hand side of this page. 

For details of how to become a Full Member please click here. If you're interested in becoming an Affiliate Member, please click here.



Best Practice in Charity Accounting & Independent Examination

There are only two places left on this course. Please contact us if you are interested in attending.

December 04, 2017 Tuesday, December 05, 2017

The Studio, 51 Lever Street, Manchester M1 1FN

Accounting and reporting by Northern Ireland charities: where are we and where are we going?

Conference hosted by the Centre for Not-for-profit and Public-sector Research, Queen’s Management School (in association with the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland - CCNI)

Wednesday 13th December 2017: 9.00 a.m. - 1.00 p.m. (to be followed by a light lunch). Registration begins at 8.30 a.m. with coffee

Queen’s Management School, Riddel Hall, 185 Stranmillis Road, Belfast

Conference fee is £25; register online as soon as possible: http://knock.qub.ac.uk/ecommerce/nicar/index.phper.

Change of contact details

Our new postal address is 19 Windsor Place, Edinburgh, EH15 2AJ

Our new contact numbers are:
0131 659 9751/07899 891616

You can continue to email us on info@acie.org.uk

Charity Commission launches updated guidance for independent examiners:

The revised guidance includes 3 new directions relating to conflicts of interest, the disclosure of related party transactions and the charity's financial circumstances. Read more

Telephone: 0131 659 9751 or 07899 89166 Email: info@acie.org.uk        Address: 19 Windsor Place Edinburgh EH15 2AJ

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