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 is Finance & IT Partner at MHA Henderson Loggie and is responsible for accounting and tax requirements for a wide variety of SME businesses.

He is head of our Games & Digital Sector group, with a particular focus on start-up games companies.

Stephen specialises in Accounting Systems, using technology to ensure that businesses receive good quality Management Information.

He has acted as non-executive or interim Finance Director for a number of businesses and is vastly experienced in equivalent type roles.

Steve Cartwright

With an extensive experience of working with owner-managed businesses, Steve’s main priority is working with clients to assist them in achieving their full potential in terms of growth and profitability and maximising the value of their business. This includes strategic and business planning and business improvement, as well as risk and lean management, helping clients reduce costs and inefficiencies.

Steve has been working with independent video games developers in Scotland since the late 1980s and is supported by a team with significant knowledge of the sector.

Steve is also involved in MHA Henderson Loggie’s Business Leaders Group. A group for Chief Executives and Managing Directors of owner managed businesses in Scotland. The group meets on a quarterly basis, giving members access to a wealth of business and continuous improvement tools and processes and networking opportunities both locally and globally, via our partnership with Mindshop International (a strategic leadership training organisation which operates globally).

As well as being a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland, Steve is currently the Vice Chairman of the Tayside branch of the Institute of Directors and is one of the longest serving UK members of Mindshop International.

Suzanne Kerr

Suzanne is involved with a wide variety of client work such as accounts preparation, VAT returns and management accounts services for all business types such as sole traders, partnerships and limited companies including personal tax and corporate tax guidance. As well as being involved in commercial organisations, Suzanne has a large client base of charities and non-profit making organisations where she provides independent examinations. Suzanne also has a number of charity audit clients including non-incorporated charities and charitable companies.

She has experience of clients ranging from retailers, sole traders, off-shore workers, friendly societies, property managers, chartered surveyors, cancer supporting charities and many more.

Suzanne is extremely supportive to client needs and is ready to listen, discuss, advise and support clients to meet their requirements at any time. Suzanne joined MHA Henderson Loggie in 1996, she trained and qualified with the firm.

Gavin Black

Gavin is an experienced auditor with strong technical skills. He also brings significant commercial experience, having worked with a wide range of international and UK groups and owner managed businesses.

Gavin spent over ten years working in Edinburgh, where he trained and qualified. Gavin’s specialisms include manufacturing and distribution, infrastructure, professional practices, retail businesses and student associations.

Originally from Forfar, Gavin is a graduate of Dundee University.

David Taylor

David heads our Healthcare Sector Group advising dentists, care homes, vets, pharmacists and chiropodists.

He has a wide and varied range of experience providing general audit and accountancy services to a spectrum of businesses from sole traders to large group companies. His expertise also spans professional practices such as solicitors and FCA regulated businesses.

David is part of our successful charity team dealing with a wide range of charities including local authority charitable trusts and student associations and he is key member of our grants team, providing audits and accountants report for grants claims such European and Scottish Government grants.

Steven Smillie

Steven trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Henderson Loggie and currently manages external audit and advisory services to clients in the not for profit sector as well as commercial companies, primarily in the professional services sector.

As a key member of the pensions audit team, Steven has a thorough understanding of the Pensions SORP and provides pension schemes throughout Scotland with financial statements and statutory audits.

Steven is a member of the firm’s Charity Sector Group and as a trustee treasurer of a local charity, in a personal capacity, is able to bring a client perspective to his work with charities.

Blair Davidson

Blair trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant with MHA Henderson Loggie and currently specialises in providing external audit services to a wide range of medium and large commercial clients across a variety of sectors including motor retail, manufacturing & engineering, healthcare, construction and transport.

Having spent time on secondment with a number of MHA Henderson Loggie’s clients in both the private and public sectors, Blair has practical experience of the commercial environment in which our clients operate.

In addition to his role in audit, he manages a range of accounting and management accounts assignments and is head of the firm’s Property & Construction sector group.

Avril Craig

Avril Craig is manager of the Payroll Department in Dundee, covering payroll and automatic enrolment processes for our payroll bureau clients, and payroll support for clients who handle their own payroll. She oversees the timely delivery of weekly, fortnightly and monthly payroll and automatic enrolment pension processing, RTI submissions and net salary payments for a large variety of clients ranging from two employees to several hundred.

Having spent the vast majority of her career working in accountancy practice, she has specialised in payroll for the last twelve years, and in more recent times, automatic enrolment pensions.

Avril has experience in a large variety of industries and particular enjoys supporting employers in complying with the requirements of HMRC and The Pension Regulator.

Keri Ritchie

Keri did her training with MHA Henderson Loggie and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2012.  For a while she was a member of the management team in both the audit and accounting departments and since October 2017 she has managed the accounting and business solutions department.  Keri provides accounting, independent examination and company secretarial services to clients including sole traders, partnerships, companies and charities across a wide range of sectors.

Keri oversees the provision of various accounting services to our clients including the preparation of statutory accounts, preparation of management accounts, VAT returns, bookkeeping, budgeting, forecasting and payroll.  She also acts as treasurer for a couple of our charity clients. 

Keri is a certified Xero user and also has experience with Sage.