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Chelmsford

Accountants in Chelmsford. Our award-winning accountants, tax and business advisers have been offering specialist business advice in Chelmsford, Essex and East Anglia for over 30 years.

Address

Boundary House
4 County Place
Chelmsford
Essex
CM2 0RE

Telephone

+44 (0) 1245 353177

Top 15 firm of accountants and tax specialists based in Essex

Our Chelmsford based accountants, tax and business advisers offer the following specialist advice to businesses and individuals:

Your local chartered accountancy firm but with a global view

If you are looking for a team of reliable, approachable, and proactive accountants who will do more than just respond to your needs but work alongside you to help you succeed, you have come to the right place.

Where we haven't got in-house specialists, our draw upon the expertise available within the firm, as well using our national and international networks.

For us it's clear that while being a firm of chartered accountants in Chelmsford is important, just being a traditional accountancy practice is not enough.

Our strength lies in our people who have expertise across a range of sectors including agriculture and rural business, construction and real estate, education, financial services, healthcare, leisure and hospitality, manufacturing and engineering, media and entertainment, motor, not for profit, professional services, renewable and sustainable energy, retail and consumer, technology, transport and logistics, travel and tourism

Our support extends beyond Chelmsford and East Anglia - with 12 offices at main economic hubs across London and the South East, and across the Midlands area, servicing the whole country.

Our accountancy services are extended overseas via our membership of Baker Tilly International - one of the world's leading networks of independently owned and managed accountancy and business advisory firms united by a commitment to provide exceptional client service.

The office is conveniently located in Chelmsford city centre which offers ample entertainment, a wealth of history as well as having direct lines to Central London.

Today's business environment is fast moving, complex, and highly competitive. Business owners need the support of professionals who provide on-time, effective solutions to help their business move forward. We aim to provide such a service.

Contact us

Talk to a member of our Chelmsford team on +44 (0) 1245 353177 or complete our online enquiry form and a member of the team will be in touch.

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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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Cara Miller

Partner

Cara is a qualified accountant with over 20 years experience and a Gold Medal winner for the ACCA Examinations achieving the highest exam results in the world for the professional stage exams.

Cara has a corporate portfolio providing compliance services to a broad range of owner managed businesses and groups which span across many sectors including retail, construction and motor.

In addition to her corporate client portfolio, Cara specialises in working with the Not for Profit sector including local and national Charities, Independent Schools, Academies and community interest companies, supplying audit, assurance, governance and taxation advisory services to local and national organisations.

Audit is meant to be so much more than a number crunching exercise and Cara strives to ensure that the audit process is adding value through a risk-based approach with open communication and feedback.

Cara’s client base extends across East Anglia, where she has a strong reputation for providing excellent hands on service to local businesses and charities. She was crowned the East Anglian Daily Times - Young Business Person of the Year in 2013.

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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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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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What they say about us

SilverLining UK very highly recommends MHA MacIntyre Hudson for all your company’s financial accounting needs.Our corporation has worked with MHA MacIntyre Hudson for the last 4 years. They are truly the best at what they do.They continually provide timely and excellent service and go ‘above and beyond' for their client. Their knowledge, communication skills and professional qualifications are of the highest quality and standards. SilverLining UK - Construction Sector

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