Meet The Team
We are a dedicated team which strives to provide success to our clients in regards to all their accountancy needs. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well dealing with specific matters.
John Saxon F.C.A
John joined Moffatts shortly after qualifying as a chartered accountant in 1986. He became a partner in 1996 and deals with a wide range of clients on a daily basis. During this time, he has acquired specialist knowledge of the construction industry scheme and has had considerable success in dealing with status tax enquiries.
Tanya Shah F.C.C.A C.T.A
Tanya is the youngest of the partners and brings with her a modern and innovative approach to the practice. She qualified as a chartered certified accountant in 2000 and as a chartered tax adviser in 2003. She is involved in advising on a broad range of clients from small sole traders to larger owner-managed family businesses and has also acquired a number of one-man consultancy companies through which she has acquired significant knowledge on IR35.
Masaud Shah F.C.C.A
Masaud qualified as a chartered certified accountant in 2003. He has 20 years’ experience of working in practice and has gained a lot of experience in implementing new accounting systems, with new business start-ups and business development.
We know that our clients require a close working relationship with us. Our staff includes a high proportion of qualified and part qualified accountants and accounting technicians. The staff also includes a number of experienced staff who have been with the firm a considerable number of years. This ensures that personal relationships are developed and that continuity and quality services are provided.
Vicky Hutchison F.C.C.A, F.M.A.A.T, A.T.T.
Vicky was the longest serving member of staff at Nairne, Son & Green, working there for over 16 years before the merger. Vicky qualified with the ACCA in 2005. She is now managing the Bolton office and has vast experience in tax, accounts and audit. She enjoys spending time with her family and loves to socialise.
Lucy Walsh A.C.C.A.
Lucy has been with Moffatts since 2008 and studied on the job, qualifying with the ACCA in 2011. She has experience in a variety of areas, including audit, accounts, tax, VAT and payroll. She enjoys baking and if you visit the office on the right day there may well be cake!
David Brown A.C.C.A.
David joined Moffatts in the summer of 2014, bringing over 16 years of previous experience working in practice. He became ACCA qualified in April 2016 and works mainly in accounts and audit. He brings new clients into the practice and advises on tax and compliance areas. He has aims to grow this role, and has helped with the opening of the new Bolton office. He has set himself a new challenge of running a half marathon, and spends his spare time in Abersoch.
Rebeca Ospina A.C.C.A.
Rebeca came to Moffatts through the merger with Nairne Son & Green. She started with them in January 2009 and has experience in accounts, payroll and vat. She became ACCA qualified in summer 2016 and is looking to further her education by looking into becoming a tax adviser. In her spare time she enjoys a variety of sports and volunteers at her local library and community centre. She is also a second degree black belt in kick boxing.
James Bruce A.C.C.A.
James joined Moffatts after finishing university in 2014 and became ACCA qualified in the summer of 2017 with experience in accounts, payroll, audit and VAT.Although ACCA qualified, James is always looking for ways to further his experience and may look into becoming a Chartered Tax Advisor.In his spare time, he enjoys playing and watching football and also plays the saxophone.
Shaukat Ishaq A.I.A.
Shaukat has been at Moffatts for over 40 years and has many years’ experience in accounts preparation. He enjoys spending time with his growing family.
Sharon joined the Moffatts team in summer 2017, taking over as payroll manager. She brought with her a wealth of experience of various payroll systems and a professional level of organisation. She also brings in lots of cakes and biscuits, much to the rest of the team’s delight.
Lindsey started at Nairne Son and Green in 2008 and came to Moffatts with the merger. She qualified with the ACCA in summer 2015. She has experience in payroll and accounts production but specialises in the VAT department, where she is now VAT manager. She enjoys her role almost as much as she enjoys traveling to Europe for weekends with her group of friends.
Paula has been at Moffatts for a number of years and is the firm’s receptionist, she is a qualified typist and is responsible for the administrative tasks in the firm and the first person to greet you on arrival. She enjoys spending time with her family including grandchildren.
Annalise Mach M.A.A.T., A.C.C.A
Annalise has been with Moffatts since the summer of 2013 and studied on the job, becoming ACCA qualified in January 2018. She has gained experience in many areas of practice including, accounts, payroll and VAT. She is always looking for ways to further her experience and may look into becoming a Chartered Tax Advisor. Although she sees a future in accountancy, she is still holding out for her dream job of professional panda cuddling.
Emma Saxon A.C.C.A.
Emma studied at Sheffield University where she obtained a 2.1 degree in English. She joined Moffatts in May 2015 after training for 18 months at a Chartered Accountancy practice where she gained audit experience. At Moffatts she has gained an all-round experience in accounts, tax and audit and also deals with computer systems and book keeping. Emma enjoys talking to Clients and dealing with HMRC. She qualified as an ACCA accountant in January 2018. Emma enjoys comic book films and TV shows, 00’s music and shoe shopping, when the weathers nice she like to go walking.