As well as acting as the director on audit engagements, Jake assists his clients on other financial transactions such as financial modelling, financial due diligence, restructuring and IPOs. Jake provides his clients with in depth yet pragmatic and efficient advice, assisting them through the different stages of their journey as they grow.
Jake was named in the Accountancy Age UK Top 35 under 35 in December 2019 and leads the firm’s property sector. Jake regularly writes for industry publications and is a regular attendee at industry events such as Qandor and the London Real Estate Forum.
Outside of work, Jake is a sports enthusiast, spending his weekends running, playing football and suffering at the hands of Arsenal.
Being both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser allows Robert to provide his clients with a commercial and holistic offering, whilst being able to fully understand the impacts and processes behind the advice provided.
Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Robert worked in a large independent practice in the City of London where he completed the ACA/CTA Joint Programme.
In his spare time, Robert enjoys watching/playing sport, especially Rugby.
Providing end-to-end guidance to individuals and businesses throughout the sale cycle.
Financial modelling is at the crux of a significant amount of business decisions, whether it is applied to assessing strategic goals, looking at whether to acquire or sell, investing in capex or resource, raising finance or just generally planning for the business strategic and working capital needs in the future. Forecasting scenarios by utilising a model, which allows you to assess flexible, but tailored assumptions, will enable you to understand both the opportunities as well as the risks and potential pinch points in your business.
Our financial due diligence procedures allow us to perform a thorough examination of the target company’s finances through reviewing current, historic and forecast performance, and its financial position. We perform detailed tax due diligence to ensure that any hidden issues are resolved prior to purchase.
In a recent article for The Drawdown, Karen Allan, Director, writes that PE houses must familiarise themselves with the new requirements and ensure their forecasting practices are up to standard.
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The three main UK markets available to meet individual company requirements for becoming a public company are the Main Market (both Primary and Standard Listings), AIM and NEX Exchange (formerly ISDX). The transition from a private to a public company is a transformational event in a company’s life cycle but it has significant benefits. It can provide capital to allow a business to grow and achieve its strategic objectives, plus it can provide an exit route for the current owners of the business, as well as enhancing the credibility and profile of the business.
Reshma enjoys assisting clients on transactions such as share and asset acquisitions and disposals, design and implementing employee incentivising schemes and tax efficient remuneration packages, mergers and acquisitions, corporate restructuring as well as long-term exit planning.
Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2019, Reshma worked at UHY Hacker Young and Moore Stephens (now BDO) as a key member of the tax team.
Reshma enjoys travelling the globe wine-tasting and looking for hidden treasures!
Michelle enjoys engaging with her clients to obtain a deep understanding of their business goals and ambitions, how this interacts with their tax profile and appetite for appropriate planning. She believes this approach is fundamental to assisting her clients from a tax perspective and for spotting business opportunities. Her specialist areas of advice are employee share option schemes, research and development tax relief, capital allowances and corporate restructuring.
She joined haysmacintyre in 2015 from a Top 10 firm where she had trained and progressed to the role of Corporate Tax Manager. Whilst training, Michelle qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and became a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians.
Michelle is also a member of our Corporate Leadership Team, investing time in devising business and sector strategy. She enjoys attending various networking events, seminars, writing content and driving the firm’s partnership with the UK PropTech Association.
In her spare time, Michelle enjoys swimming, going to the gym as well as singing, acting and dancing – she is a former West End performer!