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Meet The Leadership Team

Individually we have gained considerable experience and expertise in all aspects of accountancy – but collectively we come together as an effective team to provide unified support in both long term planning and reacting quickly to day to day matters.

Kay Flanagan FCA CTA

Managing Director

Kay joined the practice in 1992 and subsequently became the major shareholder in 2016.

Kay qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Grant Thornton, then following success in the Institute of Taxation exams, she moved to Deloitte Touche for personal and trust tax experience. More experience in corporate tax followed at Ernst & Young – so prior to MacMahon Leggate, Kay worked for and gained experience from three out of the top six global Chartered Accountants.

Kay, amongst many other responsibilities, leads our personal tax (including inheritance) department.

Richard Robinson FCA BA (Hons)

Director

Director

Having trained and qualified locally with Ainsworths, then Cassons, Richard joined the practice in 2004 and was made partner in 2006. 

Richard supports a broad cross section of corporate and non corporate clients, with particular focus on the property, digital, engineering and manufacturing sectors.

Like Kay, Richard is Audit regulated, and alongside his other responsibilities, heads up our corporate tax team advising on tax efficient corporate structures.

Becky Wright FCCA ACA BPF

Audit / Accounts Manager

Becky has accumulated 22 years experience at Albert Goodman (one of the biggest accountants in the South West), Sidaways (SW), Montpelier (Preston) and Haworths (Accrington.

Becky is our Audit and Accounts Manager, running our accounts department supporting clients from sole traders all the way up to and including our large corporate clients.

Alison Jordan FMAAT

Audit / Accounts Manager

With 34 years experience working at Baldwins (now AZETS – formerly Cassons), Alison has looked after a wide range of clients in differing sectors.

Alongside Becky, she manages the bookkeeping and accounts teams for all corporate and non-corporate clients.

Janet Dentith ACA CTA

Tax Manager

Janet has been with us since May 2019 after spending 10 years with Cassons (now Baldwins / AZETS).

Janet’s role as Tax Manager, alongside her many other responsibilities, is to work with the Directors supporting them in implementing tax efficient strategies for their clients.

Julia Gradwell

Payroll Supervisor

Julia joined MacMahon Leggate in 2007, having previously worked for HM Revenue & Customs for over 16 years.

Head of payroll, she is helped in her team by Louise and Alex in managing over 300 companies.

Other responsibilities Julia handles are CIS returns and the preparation of Self-Assessment Tax returns.

Kerry Erb

Customer Relationship Team Leader

The newest of our senior leadership team, Kerry brings a wealth of experience in operations, customer satisfaction and relationship management.

Very much a people person, Kerry will be key in the delivery of our client advice and services on a personal level and her extremely valuable experience will help across all customer communications and service delivery.

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