The Town Clerk as Responsible Finance Officer produces monthly accounting statements, bank reconciliations and the end of year accounts. A member of the council is appointed as Internal Control Officer and is responsible for checking the accounts on a
quarterly basis and providing an internal control report. The end of year accounts are inspected by an Internal Auditor appointed by the Town Council. The accounts have to be signed off by the Town Council and the Annual Return submitted to the External
Auditors (currently Mazars LLP) by the 30th June each year.