Financial Services

At MHA MacIntyre Hudson, our highly experienced team have many years of specialisation in all areas of banking and financial services, both in the UK and globally through Baker Tilly International. We know what best practice looks like.

Accounting for Banks and Financial Services

Financial service firms are well-versed in facing pressures to frequently adjust business models to meet both local and international regulations, but these challenges are now being matched in terms of impact by a wealth of other factors.

The need to innovate and digitise to remain relevant in the eyes of their customers has been one of the great challenges of the past ten years but CEOs can now comfortably add into that mix the need to meet today’s increasing cyber security threats, tackle sustainability challenges plus a plethora of new finance and risk management considerations. In addition to this, changes in workplace cultures and how and where work is done bring added challenges to the industry, including increasing demand for talent where supply is becoming limited.

It’s therefore crucial that strategic choices are made to manage risk and leverage new market opportunities to gain a competitive edge.

Baker Tilly’s Global Financial Services team are here to help

To help financial service firms realise new market opportunities and strike the right balance between compliance and competition, As part of Baker Tilly’s Global Financial Services’ team we're on hand to help understand your challenges and to help find the right solution.

Globally, we have a significant presence in the market and work with a wide range of organisations of all sizes across banking and brokerage, securities, wealth & asset management to payment institutions and EMI’s.​

Our proactive monitoring of the regulatory horizon offers valuable insight into the landscape, from consultation to implementation, with expertise from our finance, risk, technology and compliance experts regularly called upon to meet financial service firms’ growing needs.

You can be assured that our experienced team will partner with you to offer a genuinely collaborative and proactive approach to help you realise your strategic ambitions.

Market focus

Our global experts possess a deep understanding in the following financial service industries:

Our services:

We provide first-class audit, assurance and advisory services to financial service organisations of all sizes, all with a flexible, tailored approach in mind to meet your needs. These services include:

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Meet the team

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James Broderick

Director & UK Head of Business Development

James joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in December 2018 as Director & UK Head of Business Development for MHA Macintyre Hudson in the UK. His role includes driving lead generation, relationship building and new revenue creation across Audit, Tax & Advisory services Nationally & Internationally.

James works with all the service and sector lines with their go to market strategy’s but he has a specific focus on;

  • Real Estate
  • Financial Services
  • Private Equity
  • Professional Practices
  • Technology
  • Manufacturing & Engineering
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Mohammad Coowar

Senior Manager

Mohammad joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson in January 2021 as a Senior Manager specialising in the audit of financial services, with a special focus on Cayman Islands clients. 

Prior to joining Mha MacIntyre Hudson, he spent 8 years working for BDO in different jurisdictions serving clients in the financial services and manufacturing sectors.

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Tara Groenig


Tara is a Chartered Accountant and member of the ICAEW with over five years experience in auditing investment funds and investment managers.

Her main area of expertise is the valuation methodology of alternative investments and the application of IFRS in the audited financial statements of offshore Funds and auditing FCA regulated investment managers under both IFRS and UK GAAP.

Tara manages audit teams to ensure that client and regulatory deadlines are met whilst maintaining audit quality.

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Chris Rising

Internal Audit Director

Chris joined MHA MacIntyre Hudson from a large mid-tier firm where he spent the previous 20 years since graduation from university managing a range of internal audit clients across the Not for Profit and Charity sectors.

Chris has over fifteen years of experience operating at a senior management level in supporting his client to ensure they have in place an effective governance, risk management and compliance framework and supporting a number of them through a period of uncertainty and change. Chris is a strong advocate for the innovative use of Internal Audit to provide assurance over the effectiveness of their control environment.

Chris is an ACCA Fellow and has dedicated his career to Internal Audit since graduating in Economics from the University of York.

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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

The continuity with their core specialist sector team and ability to give advice across several areas of support has been key to us working together. - Feefo Holdings Ltd