Our Annual Statement of Accounts for the financial year are approved as a draft by the Corporate Director of Finance and Assets, being the relevant financial officer.
The draft was approved on 31 May 2023. The final version is agreed by the Audit Committee, being the designated Committee, after external audit review. The statutory deadline for publishing final accounts will be by 30 November for 2022/23 accounts.
Public Sector Audit Appointments Ltd have made the appointment of Grant Thornton (UK) LLP to audit the accounts of Swindon Borough Council for five years from 2018/19.
The annual accounts provide information on the council's income and expenditure during the year and balances at the year end. They are prepared in accordance with the accounting practice that applies to all local authorities.
The draft accounts have been updated for IAS19 pension disclosures following receipt of actuarial information.
The statement of accounts for 2022/23 and other related documents can be downloaded below:
The external audit of the draft annual accounts remains in progress. The following notice explains the position of the audit and the impact on the publication date of the final audit statements:
Previous years' accounts
The external audit for 2021/22 concluded on 9 June 2023. The final certificate and notice of conclusion of the audit can be found below:
You can also view previous year's accounts in our annual accounts download.
Annual audit letters and reports
The annual audit and inspection letter summarises the conclusions of the council's external auditors and any significant issues arising from their recent audits and inspections.
You can view recent annual audit letters and reports in our financial audit reports download.