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Auditing

It’s your time. You’re facing your annual audit, but feel like you need a new approach – maybe your current partner just isn’t working out. Or, maybe it’s your first audit, and you’re a bit nervous, unsure of what’s ahead. 

So what happens when you contact MHA MacIntyre Hudson for help with your auditing? 

We spend time getting to know you and your needs

When it comes to auditing, you can’t get good results by parachuting in once a year and hiding in an office. When you first contact us to work on your audits, we really get to know your business and your goals before we start. We ask questions, and we give you straight answers. After all, we can’t tell if things are right for you, if we don’t know what’s right for your business. 

We are proactive

One of the things that’s unique about MHA MacIntyre Hudson is our focus on sector expertise. And our sector experts are experts for a reason: they have their finger on the pulse. They know when new regulation is on the horizon that will affect your business, and they talk to you about it, educate you in terms you understand (no jargon here!), getting you ready to face the change with confidence. 

We communicate, and are transparent

Like we said, you can’t get good auditing by hiding in a cave once a year. When we’re onsite at your office, we’re part of your team. When we’re not there, we’re always available. We tell you what we’re up to, and give regular reports on progress in language you can understand, so there’s no nasty surprises.

We are your partner

We believe the statutory audit is an opportunity, not an overhead. It’s a great time to identify what’s working, and what’s not, so we can work together to fix things. We provide a quality-led approach and an intelligent, constructive and challenging audit for our clients. Think of us as the critical friend: we don’t just do your audits, but we audit with your business growth and objectives in mind. We don’t succeed unless you do.

So pick up the phone or get in touch, and let’s talk about how we can partner on your audit needs.

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Meet the team

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Mike Kay

Partner

Mike is a well known name amongst the professional community in Essex and beyond. Over 20 years’ experience has ranged from secondment to clients, dealing with day to day challenges, through to heading up our Corporate Finance team in London and the South East. He has been awarded the "CF" designation by the ICAEW recognising his M&A experience since 1995.

Mike’s reputation and client base extends beyond East Anglia to the South Coast and up to the Midlands. He is regularly recommended by other professionals and clients for his simple and straightforward advice led approach - which he believes greatly increases the ability to understand, deliver and succeed - and his extensive knowledge of many industry sectors including leisure and hospitality, manufacturing and logistics. He is frequently instructed by banks to act on their behalf when considering lending propositions.

Working with businesses of all sizes, Mike has a particular focus on entrepreneurial clients, with many planning for future acquisitions, exits, buy outs and finance raising, drawing on his extensive knowledge in this area. Mike is often asked to provide business valuations in connection with matrimonial disputes and corporate restructurings.

Away from the office Mike can usually be found watching a game of rugby, when not working on his house renovation project, or enjoying a few glasses of fine wine. Unfortunately all this has limited his ability to reduce his golfing handicap.

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Chris Sutton

Head of Leisure & Hospitality, Partner

Chris has worked with clients at every stage of the business growth cycle: from start-up through to flotation. Heading our Hospitality and Leisure team, Chris has a number of clients across the sector including hotels and restaurants.  

He is heavily involved with his clients’ affairs, the large majority of which are owner-managed family businesses. He is a hands-on adviser and enjoys the variety of challenges offered by working in public practice, bringing over 35 years experience.  Chris’s portfolio of clients also includes a number of large groups both in the UK and overseas.

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Paul Woodbridge

Audit Manager

Paul is an Audit and Accounts Manager at the Reading office and joined in 2013 following a merger with a small boutique firm. His specialists include External Audit, Statutory Reporting and Ongoing Compliance.

Paul looks after a wide-ranging portfolio of limited companies from small owner managed businesses to large corporates with turnover of £100m+, including several UK subsidiaries of international groups. His clients come from a variety of different industries, with particular focus on recruitment, technology and toys and games sectors.

He is very familiar with ongoing company compliance procedures and specialises in IFRS, with particular focus on assistance with IFRS 16 “Leases”. He also has experience in US GAAP and Academies.

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Dale Cadet

Partner

Dale works with a diverse range of clients, including entrepreneurial businesses and large multi-nationals across the UK, providing an exceptional level of support and solutions through all market conditions.

After studying Biology at the University of Bath, Dale joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson on our ACA graduate scheme in 2011, qualified in 2014 and was promoted to Director in April 2019, before joining the partnership in July 2020. Dale has developed an outstanding level of technical accounting and auditing knowledge and has significant experience in a number of key sectors, including manufacturing and professional services.

Dale prides himself on providing a commercial, hassle free compliance experience, adding value wherever possible.  

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What they say about us

The relationship with MHA MacIntyre Hudson has always been a solid one. The team are able to respond quickly to problems and achieving timescales. Their international network, Baker Tilly International, gives them breadth and the ability to cover overseas issues. - PRISYM ID

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