Charles Edmond

Charles works closely with established, start-up, and fast growing businesses, providing accountancy, strategic business and tax planning advice. He works mainly in the manufacturing, oil & gas service, renewables, computer software, professional practices, property, trades and healthcare sectors, and is a business mentor via the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce. He also has extensive experience with clients with overseas interests particularly in Norway, Brazil and Australia.

Charles is a member of the Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce Finance Steering Group. He is a founder member of Aberdeen Council of Voluntary Organisations (ACVO) Affiliates, facilitating interaction between charity and commercial businesses. Charles is also an active participant in the Norwegian British Chamber of Commerce.

Beyond his accountancy qualification, Charles has a computer consultancy qualification and can provide assistance with selecting appropriate computer systems for business.

Fiona Morgan

Fiona works with a variety of owner managed businesses and charities, both large and small, advising them on accounting, taxation and business improvement. Fiona is also responsible for the provision of the audit service within Aberdeen office.

Fiona’s clients operate in numerous sectors including food & drink, tourism, manufacturing, oil & gas service, professional services, retail, property development and recruitment. Working with them from inception through all the crucial phases in the development of a business, she has a personal approach which ensures that she can provide advice and re-assurance when it’s most needed.

Using her experience with Mindshop International, Fiona helps clients develop their businesses through business improvement services, specifically strategic planning, sustainable competitive advantage, family business issues, leadership development, personal development, and lean management..

Greig Rowand

Greig has specialised in corporate finance and forensic accounting for over 25 years with senior positions within a Big 4 firm and then a specialist niche practice prior to joining Henderson Loggie in 2003.

He leads the forensic accounting team working with litigation lawyers and Counsel on all aspects of civil litigation and fraud related criminal proceedings where expert accounting input is required. He has given expert witness evidence in the Sheriff Court, High Court and Court of Session on complex and disputed financial matters.

Greig is a member of the corporate finance team taking business transactions from initiation to completion and focuses upon advising owner managed businesses on mergers and acquisitions, disposals, valuations and fund raising as well as reporting to banks, equity providers and acquisitive clients on financial due diligence investigations.

Greig is also a member of the Firm’s Professional Practice and Energy Sector Groups.

Mark Hay

Mark is a Manager in the Accounting & Business Solutions department, working with small and medium sized owner managed businesses, operating in a number of sectors such as food & drink, oil & gas service industry, manufacturing, property development, professional services, and retail.

Mark oversees the provision of various services to our clients including the preparation of statutory and management accounts, VAT returns and corporation tax returns. He is also responsible for other assignments including; incorporations, business planning and the preparation of cash flow projections.

Mark has experience in a variety of different accounting software packages including SAGE, KashFlow and FreeAgent.

Noreen Crighton

Noreen is a Manager in the Accounting & Business Solutions department in Aberdeen covering accountancy, management accounts, corporation tax, VAT, bookkeeping, payroll, projections and company formations.

Noreen has a wide and varied range of experience providing accountancy services to a whole spectrum of businesses from sole trade businesses to group companies.

She also oversees the provision of the entire finance function (bookkeeping, management accounts and payroll services) for clients wishing to outsource this.

Stephen Bain

Stephen specialises in Management Information Systems, supporting both the commercial and public sectors. He looks after a range of specialist MIS services, including; new system specification, selection, implementation and support, business process review, support for existing systems, design and documentation and management reporting improvements.

He leads Henderson Loggie’s Xero and Sage software teams and has a vast knowledge of accounting software especially focussing on reporting and data extraction. He has an advanced knowledge of Excel and uses this to streamline processes for clients, as well as offering advanced training sessions.

Stephen is also the firm’s IT partner.

Stephen also offers finance director level support to businesses. He has covered high level finance roles on a temporary basis for absence cover, and provides this service to a number of businesses on an ongoing, outsourced basis.

He leads the firm’s Energy Sector Group, co-ordinating our service provision and sector expertise across our four offices.

Stephen is a former Associate Director of Dundee United Football Club, where he oversaw the Finances for over 4 years.

Rod Mathers

Rod is a respected figure in the Scottish financial services market with over twenty years corporate finance experience gained in both the professional services market and industry. He was previously a senior member of a big 4 firm and partner of a large independent firm where he established the firm’s corporate finance and Central Belt practice.

He has also held a number of senior executive positions in industry where he has executed a number of transactions on behalf of an investment syndicate and as principal in the UK and Australia.

Rod’s focus is on lead advisory assignments for clients, whether they are looking to grow by merger or acquisition, to secure additional bank or private equity funding or to realise an exit or succession plan. Rod also has extensive experience of working with companies going through a turnaround or restructuring phase and can advise on working capital and stakeholder management.

He has experience in a range of sectors including engineering services, manufacturing, energy, food & drink and life sciences and has an advanced diploma in Corporate Finance.

Lucy Crow

Lucy is Chartered Tax Advisor qualified and has worked in tax for over 12 years specialising in personal tax.  She works with a wide range of personal tax clients from small sole traders to high net worth individuals and partnerships. She advises clients on all aspects of their personal tax affairs from the preparations of their tax returns to advice on tax planning and capital gains tax.

Lucy is also an affiliate member of STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) and works closely with clients and their families on Inheritance tax planning. This ranges from a simple review to look at the potential inheritance tax through to tax planning and retirement planning as well as Trusts and Estate planning and administration.

She works with many clients in the Agricultural and Rural sector ranging from small farms to large estates. In this area Lucy has experience with all taxation issues that can arise from the day to day income tax on farms and estates to the inheritance tax and succession planning