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McEllin Kelly Chartered Accountants

Our firm reflects our personal ethos of delivering excellent service on on a pro-active basis at an affordable cost. We offer a personal service that is second to none. We have three qualified accountants with over fifty years experience between us, including experience in top accounting firms and FTSE / US Fortune 500 companies. We are down to earth, practical and approachable people who enjoy working in the SME and voluntary sectors.

Details about our audit registration can be viewed at www.auditregister.org.uk for the UK and, www.cro.ie/auditors for Ireland, under reference number C008791971

In accordance with the disclosure requirements of the Provision of Services Regulations 2009, our professional indemnity insurer is Hiscox Insurance Company Limited of 1 Great St Helen’s, London, United Kingdom, EC3A 6HX. The territorial coverage is worldwide excluding professional business carried out from an office in the United States of America or Canada and excludes any action for a claim brought in any court in the United States of America or Canada.

What we do

As your auditors we are required to gain a thorough understanding of your organisation’s objectives and structure. We would do this by reading your governing document and speaking to your key senior staff. We are also required to open good channels of communication with your trustees, to explain our role to them and allow them the opportunity of asking us questions.

Who we are

We are a firm of Chartered Accountants and registered Auditors, registered with the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) and we are governed by their standards and guidelines. We are subject to regular inspections of our work by the ICAEW. The Senior Statutory Auditor is Lee Kelly who is a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. The auditor who would be undertaking the fieldwork is Ann McEllin who is a Chartered Accountant.

Lee Kelly
MA (Oxon) FCA CTA FRSA

Lee was born in Bolton in 1965 and he attended Bolton School. His degree from Oxford University was in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Anderson in Manchester in 1992 and is a fellow of the institute of Chartered accountants in England & wales. Lee specialises in tax and is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor. He has been treasurer of the Macclesfield branch of the Alzheimers Society. As well as audit and accounts, Lee specialises in tax planning and in business planning (including the development of complex budgetary models).

Ann McEllin
MA (Cantab) ACA

Ann was born in St Helens in 1966. She attended Notre Dane High School and her degree from cambridge University was in Geography. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Manchester in 1992. She has worked in internal audit for multinational companies (including ICI) and she set up and managed the European audit department at Thermo Electron Inc. Ann specialises in audit; due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and divestments; the development of internal financial controls, particularly in developing business structures. Ann spent ten years as a Borough councillor at Vale Royal in Cheshire (from 1999-2009), six years of which she served on the cabinet with the Housing Strategy Portfolio. Ann is a trustee of several charities, including Groundwork Cheshire.

Kerrie Nixon
FCCA

Kerrie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants, specialising in UK-based small to medium sized enterprises. She has worked in the accountancy profession since 1998, and joined us as a newly-qualified accountant in January 2002.

Kerrie looks after a wide range of our clients including incorporated and unincorporated businesses and trades, and these include landlords, property development companies, IT consultants, wholesale and retail businesses, builders and sub-contractors, tradesmen and fine artists, amongst many, many others. She is predominantly involved in the preparation of statutory accounts, tax computations, management accounts (in SAGE), VAT returns and payroll. She also prepares income and corporation tax returns and proactively looks for ways that our clients can minimise their tax liabilities where possible. She has experience in dealing with a wide range of business structures including sole traders, general partnerships, LLPs and limited companies.

Away from work, Kerrie enjoys reading, fitness, socialising and spending time with her family, including walking together in the glorious Staffordshire moorlands around her home town of Leek.

Lee was born in Bolton in 1965 and he attended Bolton School. His degree from Oxford University was in Philosophy, Politics and Economics and he qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Arthur Anderson in Manchester in 1992 and is a fellow of the institute of Chartered accountants in England & wales. Lee specialises in tax and is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor. He has been treasurer of the Macclesfield branch of the Alzheimers Society. As well as audit and accounts, Lee specialises in tax planning and in business planning (including the development of complex budgetary models).

Ann was born in St Helens in 1966. She attended Notre Dane High School and her degree from cambridge University was in Geography. She qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Ernst & Young in Manchester in 1992. She has worked in internal audit for multinational companies (including ICI) and she set up and managed the European audit department at Thermo Electron Inc. Ann specialises in audit; due diligence for mergers, acquisitions and divestments; the development of internal financial controls, particularly in developing business structures. Ann spent ten years as a Borough councillor at Vale Royal in Cheshire (from 1999-2009), six years of which she served on the cabinet with the Housing Strategy Portfolio. Ann is a trustee of several charities, including Groundwork Cheshire.

Kerrie is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Certified Accountants, specialising in UK-based small to medium sized enterprises. She has worked in the accountancy profession since 1998, and joined us as a newly-qualified accountant in January 2002.

Kerrie looks after a wide range of our clients including incorporated and unincorporated businesses and trades, and these include landlords, property development companies, IT consultants, wholesale and retail businesses, builders and sub-contractors, tradesmen and fine artists, amongst many, many others. She is predominantly involved in the preparation of statutory accounts, tax computations, management accounts (in SAGE), VAT returns and payroll. She also prepares income and corporation tax returns and proactively looks for ways that our clients can minimise their tax liabilities where possible. She has experience in dealing with a wide range of business structures including sole traders, general partnerships, LLPs and limited companies.

Away from work, Kerrie enjoys reading, fitness, socialising and spending time with her family, including walking together in the glorious Staffordshire moorlands around her home town of Leek.