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Jobs in Chelmsford at MHA MacIntyre Hudson

“Our Chelmsford Partners and team are experts in their field, with varied and specialist skill sets that cover a multitude of disciplines including advisory, audit and assurance, outsourcing and tax services. We take a sector-based approach with a focus on Construction and Real Estate, Financial Services, Retail and Consumer, Not for Profit and Professional Services”.

Cara Miller, Partner

Accounting job opportunities in Chelmsford

Many of these sectors are fast-growing and we regularly have job opportunities in our Chelmsford office in the positions of:

  • Tax accountant
  • Business advisors
  • Internal auditor
  • External auditor
  • Trainee accountant

Jobs in Advisory

Our Advisory team are experts in Corporate Finance, Restructure and Recovery, Human Capital Advisory and Wealth Management.  We also have a large team offering services in Audit and Insurance. Our auditors regularly meet new and interesting people and are immersed within corporations to strengthen their in-depth understanding.

Jobs in Tax Accounting

Our Tax team focus on several specialist areas such as Corporate Tax, Employment Tax, Global Mobility, International Business Tax and Private Client Tax. Our Tax accountants are respected for their innovative thinking and exceptional personal service. We are ranked among the UK’s top 20 accountancy firms and pride ourselves on our ability to offer tomorrow’s solutions today.

Graduate Accounting Positions in Chelmsford

MHA MacIntyre Hudson believe in continuous development and we offer numerous opportunities for graduates and school-leavers to begin their career in audit, tax and advisory services. These range from apprenticeships to graduate accountancy programmes. Our trainee accountants are fully supported in their chosen career path and are encouraged to progress professionally and personally.


Life at the Chelmsford office

 

Our office sits in the heart of Chelmsford’s vibrant city centre. With everything you need being just a 5-minute walk away, it’s an ideal office location for all ages. Chelmsford boasts three shopping centres and a bustling high-street with offerings from designer brands to market bargains. Lunchtimes can be spent indulging in some retail therapy or relaxing beside a lake in one of the many parks. Central Park is a short walk away and has many beautifully planted areas to explore and enjoy the local wildlife. 

Being in the city centre means that exciting social events are regularly held. Chelmsford is home to an excellent theatre, two cinemas, numerous festivals of the year, countless bars and an ever-growing number of dining spots – there is something for everyone!

Being one of the smaller offices at MHA MacIntyre Hudson with around 30 members of staff, our office is a friendly and welcoming environment where the whole team are approachable and regularly support each other. We are an open plan office with an open-door policy, making communication and teamwork one of our biggest strengths. The office atmosphere is fun and sociable, ensuring that new team members easily integrate and form strong friendships.

The Chelmsford office appreciates a regular flow of new clients from local businesses, schools and charities which strengthens our position in the local market and the not for profit sector. We specialise in the not for profit sector and as an office have an interest in helping to support local causes. We also work with a number of London based companies due to Chelmsford’s convenient location within the commuter belt, adding to the continued growth of our office. Increasingly we are getting involved with cross-office projects, working with our colleagues in London and more globally at Baker Tilly International.

We are looking to welcome new team members who are motivated and keen to overcome challenges, meet new clients and people, and want to help us grow the local business.

Find the latest vacancies at the Chelmsford office

Meet the team

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James Meek

Business Services Assistant Manager

James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in 2006 and has obtained both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm.  He is based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s Chelmsford office.

He works closely with many Not for Profit entities, including Charities and Academies, providing them with a range of business services, including Independent Examinations, accounts preparation and compliance returns.

James is a recognised financial reporting specialist in the Sector with a strong understanding of both the Charities SORP and the Academies Accounts Direction.  Drawing from this experience he built the internal accounts production toolkits the firm uses to produce Charity and Academy financial statements.  He has also advised on updates to external Charity and Academy accounts production toolkits and regularly consults with the ESFA on varying compliance matters, including taking part in user testing of new online systems.

James considers himself to be a problem solver and genuinely enjoys finding answers to complicated accounting issues.  He prides himself on delivering practical, timely and accurate advice to his clients in a language and manner they can understand. 

Outside of work James enjoys spending time with his family and trying to cook them a decent meal.

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Steve Locke

Assistant Manager

Steve has been with MHA Macintyre Hudson since 2011 where he joined as a school leaver. In this time he has completed both his AAT and ACA qualifications with the firm and swiftly progressed to the level of Assistant Manager. Steve has been working locally in the Essex market, expanding his experience into a variety of sectors and business sizes.

Steve has significant experience with a number of clients in the Not-for-Profit sector, including Independent Schools and Academies, working closely with them to provide audit, assurance and statutory accounts preparation services. He is committed to developing strong working relationships with clients and colleagues alike, and prides himself on the long-standing working relationships he has developed, especially with the local Academies which he has been involved with for multiple years.

Steve has also gained extensive experience and knowledge with Small to Medium owner managed businesses. With these he has covered a variety of services, most notably in the audit and compliance field. His role extends beyond compliance where he also ensures that he is able to answer client queries and provide valuable advice on subjects such as VAT, accounting and bookkeeping.

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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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Sudhir Singh

Head of Not for Profit, Partner

Sudhir is National Head of Not for Profit and an audit partner based in MHA MacIntyre Hudson’s London City Office. He is a highly experienced not for profit specialist who has worked in the sector for over 25 years. Prior to joining MHA MacIntyre Hudson he was either the national sector head or a specialist partner in three other top 20 accountancy practices.

He is a recognised expert in not for profit accounting, finance, governance, law and regulation, has served on several working parties, and is regularly asked to speak or write on these topics, He has good links to sector bodies, regulators and other sector professionals. 

His experience includes charities, independent schools, academies, free schools, further and higher education establishments, executive non departmental public bodies and other not for profit entities. He has particularly focused on advising complex and high profile organisations, working with larger not for profits, having acted for over 25 top 250 registered charities, and using his extensive knowledge to provide practical solutions. 

His personal sector commitment in a voluntary capacity also extends over 25 years. He is currently a member of the finance committee of a cathedral, and has previously been Honorary Treasurer of ACEVO, Vice-Chairman of Governors at an independent school, and held other trustee roles. 


In his spare time Sudhir plays double bass in various London and Hertfordshire based orchestras.

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