Claire has a breadth of experience spanning 23 years, qualifying as an ACCA in 1999. Claire started her career and qualified with Haines Watts before moving to PwC, both offices being located in Newcastle. Claire has extensive experience working with a large client base from sole traders to large corporate entities including pension schemes, manufacturing, retail, charitable and higher education organisations. In her later years at PwC, Claire was a senior manager in their financial reporting centre of excellence performing quality and disclosure reviews of complex UK GAAP and IFRS financial statements.
Claire spent two years outside of the profession working for ENGIE in their shared service centre. In her role as Financial Control Manager, Claire has been the primary contact for the auditors as well as being involved in month end processes and reviews.
Claire joined MHA Tait Walker as Business Services Manager in July 2016 and manages a portfolio of clients through their audit process. During her time with MHA Tait Walker, Claire has been promoted to Senior Manager, Associate and, most recently, to Associate Partner in January 2022.