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Financial Services

Investment Management

Our team is dedicated to providing audit and other assurance services within the financial services sector to investment businesses and funds. 

Years of experience in the industry has given us specialist knowledge of investment structures and strategies, as well as audit, accounting and regulatory requirements. Coupled with commitment to deadlines and client service, this experience is applied for the benefit of our clients.

Investment businesses

We provide services to both start-ups and established businesses, and pride ourselves on our understanding of the industry as well as our collaborative and value for money work ethic.

The regulatory environment is a challenge that we help our clients to meet, not only by meeting filing deadlines but also by keeping abreast of change, whether in the form of tax legislation or the FCA’s response to European directives, and sharing our insights.

There are many types of investment business and we have the skills to work with them all, whether hedge, venture capital or private equity fund manager, broker-dealer, bond issuer, investment advisor or arranger, UCITS manager or AIFM. 

Services

  • Investment manager, advisor and arranger audit
  • Bond issuer audit
  • Internal controls reviews (ISAE 3402)
  • Client assets audit
  • Bookkeeping, management accounts and annual financial statements
  • GABRIEL reporting
  • Payroll services
  • VAT
  • Tax compliance (corporate and personal)
  • Tax advisory

Investment funds

The audit of financial statements is key to regulation of investment funds, both onshore in the UK and Ireland, and offshore in the Cayman Islands and elsewhere. We work with our clients and their fund administrators across the globe to meet the regulators’ deadlines.

We have experience of all types of fund investment strategy and structure and the capability to re-price quoted investment portfolios. We work through the various time zones using our combined London and Cayman team. 

Contact us

If you would like to discuss the audit or other professional services requirements of your investment management business or fund please contact our sector head Deborah Weston or send us an online enquiry.

Key contact

Head of Financial Services, Partner
Deborah Weston
+44 (0) 203 805 7047
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Meet the team

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Candice Czeremuszkin

Partner

Candice Czeremuszkin is a Licensed Audit Practitioner responsible for signing and leading audit engagement teams that serve a growing portfolio of mutual funds and private equity funds with a diverse range of investments and strategies, and under various accounting frameworks and relevant local legal and regulatory requirements.

Currently a member of the Cayman Islands Institute of Professional Accountants (CIIPA), a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA), and a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia. Candice also holds a Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) from the Heriot-Watt University Edinburgh Business School.

Currently a member of Cayman Finance’s Public Awareness Committee, CIIPA’s International Relations Committee and CIIPA’s Careers & Mentoring Committee, 100 Women in Hedge Funds and the Business and Professional Women’s Club of the Cayman Islands.

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Peter Abbott

Expatriate Tax Manager

Peter joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2019 as Expatriate Tax Manager working within the Human Capital Advisory service line.

Peter is a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians (ATT) and has over ten years of experience working in tax, with a focus on expatriate tax and global mobility. Having worked previously at EY and Deloitte, Peter has worked with many different clients of various sizes, from private clients and small to medium businesses to large, international corporations, helping them on a range of advisory and compliance issues.

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Deborah Weston

Head of Financial Services, Partner

Deb specialises in audit and assurance services to investment businesses and leads the financial services sector nationally for MHA MacIntyre Hudson. 

After 30 years’ with a Big Four firm in London where Deb specialised in asset management, she joined Kinetic Partners, a firm providing professional services to the financial services industry, in 2012 as Head of Audit. When Kinetic was acquired by the US valuation firm Duff & Phelps, Deb led the audit team as a standalone small boutique firm (KP Audit) for two years before acquisition by MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2016. 

Deb has a wealth of experience providing audit and assurance services to the financial services sector, working with hedge, property and private equity fund managers, and with investment advisors and arrangers. In addition to statutory audit, Deb’s experience includes internal controls and client assets.

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John Rossiter

Director – Indirect Tax

John has over 24 years of experience advising clients on VAT and other indirect tax matters and brings a wealth of experience to the team having worked in the UK, Ireland and Canada.

John works with businesses of all sizes from owner managed to listed multi-nationals in a broad range of industry sectors. He has a particular focus on supply chain and international indirect tax matters, real estate and construction, financial services, and tax risk management. 

A key part of John’s role is to leverage the international expertise that is available to all MHA MacIntyre Hudson clients through the Baker Tilly International network, so no matter where our clients operate or trade, they have access to the professional services and support that they need to succeed.

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What they say about us

The team at MHA MacIntyre Hudson have taken away the burden of the day to day bookkeeping, payroll and CIS work off me. This has enabled me to spend more time working on my business, finding new work, new ideas and ways to be more profitable. Thanks to the help I’ve received, I can see a bright future for me and my company. Luke Day - Complete Wiring Solutions

What they say about us

With MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s support, our business has been very successful since we started three years ago. Simon Burke - Dalbergia Group