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Established in 1999

We provide a range of business services with the Partner having close and regular contact with our clients. Our dedicated staff will provide you with a bespoke accountancy package tailored to meet the needs of your business.

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Meet the team

Richard Mandair ACA
Managing Partner

Richard qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1996 and after gaining valuable experience in a local firm of Accountants, Mandair & Co was set up in 1999. Richard has a wealth of experience in advising clients in general practice, in all aspects of their business to include Taxation, Compliance and regulatory matters affecting their business.

Richard has grown the business from his early days practicing on his own to now working with a dedicated team of 15.

Outside of work Richard enjoys a variety of sports including football and table tennis.

Ayesha Pearce

Ayesha joined the team in April 2013.

She started working as an apprentice and has now gained a broad range of experiences in practice and now looks after a range of clients.

During her apprenticeship she gained her Level 3 NVQ in business administration and she is now working towards her AAT qualifications.

Ayesha’s experience includes working on monthly payroll, CIS, VAT, limited company and sole trader financial statements.

Peter Clay FCA

Peter qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1984 with a Winchester firm and has a wealth of experience advising clients in a general practice and enjoys providing expertise to his clients. He has a wide knowledge of regulatory matters affecting businesses.

He has been involved in the preparation of accounts for all sizes and types of business throughout his career, including limited companies partnerships, sole traders and charities.

Peter also has a wide range of experience in all aspects of income tax, corporation tax and VAT and has successfully concluded various complex tax investigations.

One of his specialist areas is the antiques trade.

Tawny Rider

Tawny joined the team in September 2014 as a Personal Assistant and Receptionist and has played a key role ever since.

Tawny is the first point of contact at Mandair & Co and has a variety of duties that include reception, administrative and assisting the accounts team and also acting as a PA to Richard. Her Qualifications include Level 3 NVQ in Business Administration.

Jacqui Milan

Jacqui has been with the practice since 2001.

She has carried out a variety of duties in her time here, such as Receptionist/Administrator, Accounts Administrator and now Payroll Manager.

As Payroll Manager Jacqui is responsible for the smooth running of all the clients’ payroll requirements and auto enrolment.

Annemarie Marshall

Annemarie has been with the practice since 2005, she previously worked for the Inland Revenue for over 20 years.

As a Taxations Specialist she has a vast knowledge in all aspects of Tax including Self-Assessment, Capital Gains Tax, Foreign Income, Rentals, Residency and Seafarers.

Imran Sumra

Imran joined the practice in May 2015 after previously gaining experience with another local accountancy practice.

Having graduated in Accountancy with Business he is now working towards becoming a Chartered Accountant with ACCA.

Imran manages a wide range of clients and his main duties include accounts preparation, bookkeeping and VAT services.

In his spare time Imran enjoys both playing and watching football and golf.

Diana Sefton

Following a career in Nursing and Midwifery Diana then decided on a career change and has worked as a Bookkeeper for the past 8 years.

She joined the team in March 2016 as an Accounts Assistant.

Diana works part time doing Bookkeeping for VAT Returns and Year End Accounts.

She has recently completed the AAT qualification.

Danny Rumsey

Danny has successfully completed his AAT Level 4 and is now working towards getting his ACCA qualification.

He is enthusiastic about assisting clients with all of their accounting matters. He has been dealing with the Bookkeeping and VAT matters for a range of clients and preparing accounts for many types of small business.

Danny is now also dealing with the tax compliance work for individual clients and is dealing directly with clients to answer their queries.

Lauren Ford

Lauren joined the team in August 2018 as a semi senior accountants assistant.

Lauren is currently studying her ACCA and is hoping to soon be a chartered certified accountant.

Lauren has two young sons who keep her busy and enjoys socialising with friends when she can.

Sam Ellwood

Sam has recently joined the practise having previously gained 4 years’ experience with another local practise.

Having qualified as an accounting technician, Sam is now studying toward his ACCA qualification to become a Certified Chartered Accountant.

Sam works with clients from a range of different industries and his main duties include accounts preparation, VAT, bookkeeping and personal tax.

Mia Mandair

Mia joined the team in June 2019 as a trainee accounts assistant and is currently working towards her AAT Qualifications.

Much of her day to day work involves dealing with accounts preparation, vat returns and self-assessment tax returns for both sole traders and Limited companies.

Outside of Work Mia enjoys travel and sports as well as partaking in charity events.

William Fairfield

William Joined us in October 2019. As he is semi-retired, he has taken up the post of Administrative accounts assistant.

He have a Scottish National Certificate in Business Studies and HND in Accounting, and worked over 7 years in a finance capacity for a large American Oil Fabrication company in the Highlands of Scotland.

also followed that up with over 20 years NHS finance experience also in the Highlands of Scotland.

His hobbies are playing golf, cycling and long walks.

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