Shona is an FCA with over 16 years’ experience working in both professional practice and within industry. In practice she has worked on a range of clients of varying sizes, from small owner managed businesses to fully listed multinational PLCs.
Her experience is mainly audit related, however she also has experience of business recovery, corporate finance projects and recruitment assignments. She works with clients in a number of sectors and specialises in education here at UHY Hacker Young with a focus on academy schools. Shona now has ‘Responsible Individual’ (RI) status and can sign off audits for Academy clients.
In industry, Shona worked for a university and gained experience not only of the education sector but also of property development projects, VAT, Corporation Tax, Treasury management, purchase ledger, as well as accounts preparation, internal audit and external audit.
Shona also heads up our Barristers sector and works with a team of individuals all of whom have knowledge and experience of working on the accounts and tax computations of barristers. She appreciates the challenges faced by barristers and is keen to help all of her clients prosper.
Shona’s unique approach to her clients ensures she understands their needs and is able to make a real difference.
Shona is also involved in enhancing the Culture of the UHY Hacker Young East offices and heads up Talent Management.
Outside the office, Shona spends her time running after her children and being a glorified taxi service.