Expertise:

Ian advises on all aspects of accounting and taxation, with four particular areas of specialism:

  • Cloud & Outsourced Accounting – Ian heads up RG’s Cloud Division looking after clients’ online accounting needs and is a member of the IT Faculty Technical Committee at ICAEW.
  • Outsourced Accounting & Management Reporting – Ian uses his IT expertise to help clients produce accurate, real time accounting records and connected management reporting & financial forecasting.
  • Payroll – Ian is the partner in charge of RG’s Payroll Bureau which acts as an outsource facility for clients’ payroll processing needs.
  • Audit and Assurance – Ian is qualified to sign audit reports and undertakes general audit on many companies, including several large property groups.
  • Law Firms – Ian was chairman of the Solicitors Special Interest Group at ICAEW for 7 years and has over 30 years’ experience in dealing with law firms of all shapes and sizes.

Extra-curricular:

Having retired from playing rugby, Ian is at his happiest when travelling as fast as possible behind the wheel of a car! He regularly attends track days across the UK but insists he is, at best, an average driver!

Claire Heseltine
Claire Heseltine
Secretary

0191 239 0913

Ian Smith