Robert Sinclair

Rob specialises in managing statutory audits and regulatory assurance work in the financial services sector. In addition to his focus on fund management clients his portfolio includes further corporate clients, educational trusts and schools, membership bodies and firms of solicitors.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2007 Rob studied history at the University of Bristol and for the ICAEW ACA qualification at BPP.

In his spare time, Rob enjoys trips and activities with his young family, cycling, cooking and fishing.

Rakesh Vaitha

Rakesh is also experienced in documenting and mapping all finance process flows, including as Head of Internal Audit at his previous employment. With his internal audit knowledge, he would be involved in the assignment to give insight into controls environment and where efficiencies can be achieved.

Chrysanthi Herodotou

Chrysanthi has over 10 years’ experience providing audit and accounting services to a range of FCA regulated and financial services clients. Chrysanthi has supported her financial services clients on statutory reporting matters in addition to providing annual statutory and CASS audit services.

Chrysanthi joined haysmacintyre after graduating from City University, London in 2004.

Chrysanthi likes to keep active, and is a regular gym goer.

David Goode

David specialises in Professional Institutes and Membership Bodies (PIMBs) and enjoys advising clients on diverse and challenging matters which extend beyond the audit.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2013 as part of the firms graduate training scheme, David worked for a private ambulance firm in a flexible role that combined office administration and patient facing service delivery.

Outside of work at haysmacintyre, David is the treasurer for a charity based in Southwark which aims to tackle poverty and social injustice, which bolsters his awareness of initiatives from a client’s perspective.

In his spare time, David enjoys keeping in touch with friends and occasionally keeping active with running or racket sports.

Joanne Hennessy

Jo is experienced in all aspects of employment taxes from compliance requirements, supporting clients with HMRC investigations through to proving advice. Working in these areas has demonstrated how the impact on each client of the same legislation can be significantly different which keeps her passionate about her role.

Jo’s professional development started with HMRC, when it was still the Inland Revenue and was then enhanced through her time in work for two of the current big four accountants before joining haysmacintyre in 2007.

Jo’s was a primary school governor which was a rewarding and interesting experience which as her children have moved on to higher education has now come to an end.

Outside of work Jo keenly follows her son’s sporting and scouting achievements and also visits the gym, and takes part in some organised classes. In addition, she enjoys a good walk a beautiful surrounding whenever possible, going to the theatre and reading.

Alex Hallam

Alex has been involved in due diligence assignments for potential school mergers, valuation projects and benchmarking and has also delivered training sessions to the audit staff.

In his spare time, Alex enjoys going to concerts, theatre shows and exploring new places both local and abroad.

Caroline Boardley

Caroline enjoys building strong, collaborative relationships with her clients and assisting with technical queries beyond the audit cycle. She has experience of assisting clients with non-audit services such as due diligence for charity mergers and providing training to trustee groups.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Caroline was an audit manager in the charities and not for profit team at a top 20 firm, where she was a member of their Charity Technical Group.

Away from haysmacintyre, Caroline has recently acted as a volunteer treasurer for her local branch of a national military welfare charity.

In her spare time, Caroline is an avid crafter and baker with varying degrees of success.

Jamie Whale

Jamie specialises in providing direct tax and Gift Aid tax advice to not-for-profit organisations, including charities, sports governing bodies and membership organisations. His clients span the not for profit sector and include many large household name charities, together with a growing portfolio of internationally focussed organisations.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2019 Jamie worked in the wider corporate sector and has a wide range of experiences across small, medium and Big 4-sized firms and clients.

Jamie also advises owner-managed businesses and property sector clients on their corporation tax affairs.

In his spare time, Jamie is an avid follower of football and cricket, and enjoys attending live music and summer festivals. He also enjoys running and volunteering at his local parkrun event.

Jo-Ann Beisty

Jo-Ann focuses on running the compliance process for a variety of clients as well as well as advising and assisting non-resident property companies on UK filing obligations.

Jo-Ann joined the firm in 2004 as a junior assistant in a much smaller department before specialising in Charity/not for profit sector issues in 2013. The firm now has a dedicated not for profit team within the wider Business Tax department.

In her spare time, Jo-Ann enjoys skiing, country music and Gaelic sports.

Jackson Berry

Jackson advises clients on the correct interpretation of relevant accounting standards, and provides ongoing support on such matters beyond the audit timeframe. He believes in a manager-led approach to offer experienced advice and to build strong client relationships, and is the main point of contact for a number of clients.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in early 2021, Jackson was a manager at a leading London-based firm of Chartered Accountants, where he acted as the firm’s charities expert and a key member of the training team, with focus on presenting updates and training on the NFP sector to all levels within the firm and leading the audit and assurance training for graduates.

Jackson also has wide experience in auditing and advising other entities, ranging from landed estates, renewable energy producers, clothing retailers, and companies investing in or constructing properties. He is familiar with a number of different accounting standards and has assisted clients in transitioning between these.

In his spare time, Jackson enjoys long dog walks, cycling and gardening.