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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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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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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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Mark Eagle

Director of Audit and Business Services

As Director of Audit and Business Services, Mark has a wide range of expertise across a number of sectors with a particular specialism in the not for profit and education sectors, where he has over 15 years experience.  Mark works very closely with our Academy, Free School and FE college clients and  has built up excellent relationships and is the first point of contact for all his clients.

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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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What they say about us

My favourite benefit of working with MHA MacIntyre Hudson is having access to a huge network of knowledge but still having the direct personal feel when dealing with the local office team. Callum Bates -
J Bates & Son

What they say about us

Great team to work with; a great cultural fit with our business, knowing when to listen and when to take charge. The quality of professional advice and guidance throughout was essential in making this deal happen. Richard Anderson - Fenmarc Produce