Statutory and voluntary auditing

Our support in statutory and voluntary auditing

The reputation of our auditing division is based on a structured team of 20 professionals involved in 300 assignments. This expertise also enables us to carry out voluntary and financial audits, to diagnose systems and processes, as well as to assist you in measuring your risks related to the security and taxation of information systems.

Advantages

A financial reporting and a secure internal control

Providing reliable financial statements and information to third parties and stakeholders through a quality service ensuring a high level of security in terms of regulatory compliance.

Strengthening the internal control system and anticipating risks with an audit approach based on an analysis of the organisation’s key processes and concrete recommendations.

Understanding your business and your structures with an experienced, involved and responsive audit team, with extensive knowledge of your company’s issues and an audit methodology adapted to your specificities.

Benefits

Timesaving and financial gain

Save time on certification and auditing fulfilment obligations and lower consulting fees thanks to the recommendations issued.

Save time in resolving technical accounting, legal and tax issues thanks to our technical and regulatory monitoring capacity and our responsiveness.

Limit financial, tax, social and legal risks by relying on our multidisciplinary skills.

Present stakeholders, banks, investors and business partners with audited financial statements that reduce the risk premium, generating savings for the financing of your company.

Our services

Our statutory and voluntary auditing services

  • Statutory auditing
  • Voluntary and financial auditing
  • Diagnosis of mechanisms and processes
  • Checking compliance
  • Digital support
Statutory auditing
Voluntary and financial auditing
Diagnosis of mechanisms and processes
Checking compliance
Digital support

Would you like to modernise your statutory audit obligation ?

Sygnatures implements recognised know-how and professionalism in auditing the accounts of SMEs and regional groups, thereby guaranteeing that:

  • your financial statements and information provided to third parties and stakeholders are reliable
  • your internal control system is bolstered through concrete recommendations
  • your unique situation is taken into account with an experienced, involved and reactive audit team

 

Within the framework of the statutory audit of small companies (ALPE) over 3 fiscal years:

  • A relevant and value-added financial, accounting and management risk report
100%

Full outsourcing

Do you want to put your economic partners’ minds at rest or simplify the process of obtaining financing ?

Depending on the needs expressed, Sygnatures can provide you with:

  • an opinion on your entity’s annual or consolidated financial statements
  • a certificate attesting to forecasting data or a business plan
  • a certificate attesting to solvency ratios, compliance with bank covenants and use of funds
30%

Specific mission

Would you like to feel more confident in your risk management and process reliability ?

Sygnatures can offer its expertise to help you:

  • analyse and map financial and non-financial risks and opportunities
  • assess the effectiveness of the business and financial internal control system and make recommendations adapted to your entity
  • assess the effectiveness of specific processes: insurance risk management, etc.
  • assist you in the process of complying with a reference system or commitments
30%

Specific mission

Do you want to protect yourself against the risks inherent in failing to comply with legal obligations ?

Sygnatures can make your situation more secure by:

  • carrying out a tax, social and accounting compliance review on targeted issues
  • drawing up a certificate of compliance with a reference system or with regulatory or statutory provisions
30%

Specific mission

Would you like to assess your exposure to risks related to information system security and reliability ?

Sygnatures helps you to:

  • measure your company’s exposure to the risk of a cyber attack
  • identify your information system’s strengths and weaknesses with regard to its ability to produce reliable and secure accounting and financial information
30%

Specific mission

Our experts

  • Toulouse
  • Gers
Gers

Dominique Louit

Gers managing director - Associate chartered accountant and statutory auditor

dlouit@sygnatures.com

Dominique Louit has been working as a chartered accountant for some thirty years. He is in charge of the Gers division of the Sygnatures Group. Holding a Master's Degree in Taxation and a chartered accountant sworn in by the French Chamber of Auctioneers (Chambre des Commissaires-Priseurs Judiciaires), he has been heavily involved in the economic and associative environment in the Gers region.

Toulouse

Alain Falguière

Associate lead auditor

afalguiere@sygnatures.com

For 30 years, Alain Falguière has been working with SMEs and groups in the south west of France in the context of consulting and statutory and voluntary auditing assignments. He has recognised expertise in the fields of food retailing and real estate development. Alain is passionate about your companies and strives to carry out his statutory assignments in a rigorous and pragmatic manner, and to bring added value through his assignments to your companies.

Toulouse

Laure Mulin

Associate statutory auditor - Co-leader of audit, CSR and professional doctrine division

lmulin@sygnatures.com

Laure Mulin has more than 20 years of experience in statutory auditing, consolidated account and IFRS standards, in industry, services and banking institutions. In charge of the professional doctrine of Sygnatures, she offers it expertise in quality control and training. As the technical manager of the "Organisme Tiers Indépendant" (OTI) Sygnatures accredited by COFRAC (more informations on www.cofrac.fr), she conducts verification missions of the CSR data presented in the "Déclaration de Performance Extra-Financière" (DPEF) and ESG/RSE diagnostic missions.

Toulouse

Gilles Bernat

Associate chartered accountant and statutory auditor

gbernat@sygnatures.com

A specialist in tax law, Gilles Bernat has been advising family and regional groups for more than 15 years. He leads and coordinates support for managers in their asset management. Passionate about the voluntary sector, he is the author of a public accounting thesis on the taxation of voluntary organisations. He is in charge of a Sygnatures accountancy division in Toulouse.

Toulouse

Philippe Benzoni

Managing director - Chartered accountant and statutory auditor

pbenzoni@sygnatures.com

Philippe Benzoni has more than 25 years of experience in advising SMEs and regional groups in many sectors of activity, particularly in the fields of food distribution, car dealerships, the food industry, service providers and software publishers. He assists his clients in the acquisition, sale or merger of companies. He co-leads the "Consolidation" service line within SYGNATURES. Il accompagne ses clients lors d’opérations d’acquisition, de cession ou de fusion d’entreprises. Il co-anime la ligne de service "Consolidation" au sein de SYGNATURES.

Toulouse

Jean-Yves Gaillat

Chairman - Chartered accountant and statutory auditor

jygaillat@sygnatures.com

Jean-Yves Gaillat has more than 25 years' experience in statutory and voluntary auditing in regional and national groups. He is operationally in charge of the Audit and Transaction Services division. He assists and advises national and regional groups in statutory and voluntary audit assignments as well as in the optimisation of accounting and administrative organisations. He assists corporate officers in equity capital transactions in the context of acquisitions and disposals. Jean-Yves Gaillat has been Chairman of Groupe SYGNATURES since 2013.

Toulouse

Arnaud Brochard

Associate chartered accountant and statutory auditor

abrochard@sygnatures.com

Arnaud Brochard has more than 15 years of experience in consolidation and IFRS standards. At Sygnatures, he co-manages the Consolidation line and acts as statutory auditor and acquisition auditor for companies and Groups of all sizes in the south west of France. He is also Deputy Technical Manager for CSR Audit and runs training courses within the Group.

Toulouse

Frédéric Laffont

Associate chartered accountant and statutory auditor

frederic.laffont@sygnatures.com

Frédéric Laffont is a graduate of the ESC Grenoble Business School and has spent fifteen years in a chartered accountancy firm. He works with SMEs and regional Groups in the fields of chartered accountancy and auditing. Thanks to his experience, he is able to advise company heads and Finance Departments on a variety of issues, in particular tax, organisational and transfer issues. He heads the Sygnatures Toulouse Audit Division.

Our clients

Since 1983, Leroy Automation has been designing and developing a range of “off-the-shelf” catalogue products for its four main areas of activity: railways, energy, defence and secure sites.

LEROY AUTOMATION

A historical player from the south of France, Arterris brings together more than 25,000 farmers, across a thriving, active and productive territory. The activity is organised around four areas: plant production, animal production, processing and distribution.

ARTERRIS

The HBF Group, whose registered office is based in the Toulouse region, specialises in 3 areas of activities: electrical equipment, lighting and decoration, and home automation and connected objects. Today, the HBF Group has a dozen subsidiaries and locations in France, Spain, Poland, Asia and the Caribbean, all capable of offering the 6,000 items that appear in their catalogue.

GROUPE HBF

Theseis provides a comprehensive solution for wealth management professionals. Business Leads, Property, Investment, Services & Financing: by bringing together the talents and experience of everyone, the company has built up a unique range that allows it to unify a sales force of more than 600 partners throughout France

Theseis

Intended to contribute to the development of the E.Leclerc brand, the heart of Banque Edel‘s business has, since 1991, been centred around e-banking and investment/financing solutions.

BANQUE EDEL

Founded in 1978, the Edenauto Group is the 5th largest automotive distribution group in France and is a major player in the economic development of the far south west of France with more than 90 dealerships.

Groupe Edenauto

Established since 1867 in the heart of the Ville Rose, the Crédit Municipal de Toulouse‘s main and original activity is pawnbroking. This public sector municipal credit and social aid institution has inherited the long and original history of the Mounts of Piety which are among the oldest banking institutions of our country.

Crédit Municipal Toulouse

Formed through the merger between FrenchSouth.digital and DigitalPlace, DIGITAL 113 is an association that brings together the digital clusters of the Occitanie region.

DIGITAL 113

Based in Gers since 1920, Sarreméjean offers its clients construction, renovation, fitting out and DIY solutions.

SARREMÉJEAN

For 20 years, Locacuisines has been the specialist in the temporary leasing of transportable kitchens and professional kitchen equipment.

LOCACUISINES

Created in 1991, Ecocert is the French specialist in the certification of products emanating from organic farming. Ecocert has contributed to the boom in organic farming by being involved in drawing up the French and European regulations, and it is still involved today with the French Ministry of Agriculture, the INAO (French National Institute for Origin and Quality) and the European Commission to support the development of this method of production.

GROUPE ECOCERT

www.ecocert.com

Set up in 1978, Socamil is the storage and central purchasing platform of E.Leclerc’s stores based in Occitanie.

Socamil

The Agricat Group sells and provides an after sales service for the John Deere, Kverneland and Caterpillar agricultural and green space brands and products.

GROUPE AGRICAT

Carrières PLO has been operating for more than 40 years in Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme (81), the most important granite extraction site in France with a production of 25,000 m³ of blocks per year. Carrières PLO produces nearly half of Tarn’s granite.

CARRIÈRES PLO

Genkyotex is a leading biopharmaceutical company in NOX therapies, listed on the regulated markets of Euronext Paris and Euronext Brussels. Its unique therapeutic approach is based on the selective inhibition of NOX enzymes which magnify many pathological processes, such as fibrosis, inflammation, the perception of pain, the development of cancer and neurodegeneration.

GENKYOTEX

For more than 100 years, the Berdoues Group has been developing a unique know-how and expertise in the design and manufacture of perfumes and cosmetic products.

BERDOUES

Since 1994, Infomil has been combining expertise, innovation and responsiveness in the implementation of IT solutions for E.Leclerc.

INFOMIL

Since 1945, the company Garrouste has been specialising in the production of concretes and aggregates in the Toulouse region.

GARROUSTE

In 2015, Citya Immobilier signed off on the purchase of Belvia Immobilier. Today, the group is the 3rd largest national network of asset managers which offers the following services: leasing, lease management, property transactions and managing agents.

CITYA & BELVIA IMMOBILIER

Since 1983, Leroy Automation has been designing and developing a range of “off-the-shelf” catalogue products for its four main areas of activity: railways, energy, defence and secure sites.

LEROY AUTOMATION

A historical player from the south of France, Arterris brings together more than 25,000 farmers, across a thriving, active and productive territory. The activity is organised around four areas: plant production, animal production, processing and distribution.

ARTERRIS

The HBF Group, whose registered office is based in the Toulouse region, specialises in 3 areas of activities: electrical equipment, lighting and decoration, and home automation and connected objects. Today, the HBF Group has a dozen subsidiaries and locations in France, Spain, Poland, Asia and the Caribbean, all capable of offering the 6,000 items that appear in their catalogue.

GROUPE HBF

Theseis provides a comprehensive solution for wealth management professionals. Business Leads, Property, Investment, Services & Financing: by bringing together the talents and experience of everyone, the company has built up a unique range that allows it to unify a sales force of more than 600 partners throughout France

Theseis

Intended to contribute to the development of the E.Leclerc brand, the heart of Banque Edel‘s business has, since 1991, been centred around e-banking and investment/financing solutions.

BANQUE EDEL

Founded in 1978, the Edenauto Group is the 5th largest automotive distribution group in France and is a major player in the economic development of the far south west of France with more than 90 dealerships.

Groupe Edenauto

Established since 1867 in the heart of the Ville Rose, the Crédit Municipal de Toulouse‘s main and original activity is pawnbroking. This public sector municipal credit and social aid institution has inherited the long and original history of the Mounts of Piety which are among the oldest banking institutions of our country.

Crédit Municipal Toulouse

Formed through the merger between FrenchSouth.digital and DigitalPlace, DIGITAL 113 is an association that brings together the digital clusters of the Occitanie region.

DIGITAL 113

Based in Gers since 1920, Sarreméjean offers its clients construction, renovation, fitting out and DIY solutions.

SARREMÉJEAN

For 20 years, Locacuisines has been the specialist in the temporary leasing of transportable kitchens and professional kitchen equipment.

LOCACUISINES

Created in 1991, Ecocert is the French specialist in the certification of products emanating from organic farming. Ecocert has contributed to the boom in organic farming by being involved in drawing up the French and European regulations, and it is still involved today with the French Ministry of Agriculture, the INAO (French National Institute for Origin and Quality) and the European Commission to support the development of this method of production.

GROUPE ECOCERT

www.ecocert.com

Set up in 1978, Socamil is the storage and central purchasing platform of E.Leclerc’s stores based in Occitanie.

Socamil

The Agricat Group sells and provides an after sales service for the John Deere, Kverneland and Caterpillar agricultural and green space brands and products.

GROUPE AGRICAT

Carrières PLO has been operating for more than 40 years in Saint-Salvy-de-la-Balme (81), the most important granite extraction site in France with a production of 25,000 m³ of blocks per year. Carrières PLO produces nearly half of Tarn’s granite.

CARRIÈRES PLO

Genkyotex is a leading biopharmaceutical company in NOX therapies, listed on the regulated markets of Euronext Paris and Euronext Brussels. Its unique therapeutic approach is based on the selective inhibition of NOX enzymes which magnify many pathological processes, such as fibrosis, inflammation, the perception of pain, the development of cancer and neurodegeneration.

GENKYOTEX

For more than 100 years, the Berdoues Group has been developing a unique know-how and expertise in the design and manufacture of perfumes and cosmetic products.

BERDOUES

Since 1994, Infomil has been combining expertise, innovation and responsiveness in the implementation of IT solutions for E.Leclerc.

INFOMIL

Since 1945, the company Garrouste has been specialising in the production of concretes and aggregates in the Toulouse region.

GARROUSTE

In 2015, Citya Immobilier signed off on the purchase of Belvia Immobilier. Today, the group is the 3rd largest national network of asset managers which offers the following services: leasing, lease management, property transactions and managing agents.

CITYA & BELVIA IMMOBILIER