Haines Watts

Accountant · 3rd Floor, Northern Assurance Buildings, Albert Square, 9/21 Princess Street, Manchester

  • Making Tax Digital VAT Ready

    Specialist

    Making Tax Digital VAT Re…
  • Xero Migration

    Specialist

    Xero Migration
  • Platinum champion partner

    Partner status

    Platinum champion partner
  • Partner since 2013

    Experience

    Partner since 2013
  • Xero advisor certified

    Certification

    Xero advisor certified

About us

As accountants in Manchester we’re proud to support and aid growth in the local business community in and around Manchester, and are members of the Greater Manchester Chamber of Commerce.

Improving efficiency and keeping costs down whilst staying compliant and on top of business’ performance in real-time are important to our clients. We like to provide more than just a year-end process and have developed a range of services that can be adapted depending on individual circumstances to cover business challenges from planning, monitoring, growth and acting as a sounding board for owners. You’ll find that having a dedicated team who understand your business can be a huge help - get in touch to find out what we can do for you!

Affiliations

  • Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales

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Meet the team

Haines Watts advisors: 38 - Xero certifications: 12

To become certified, advisors complete learning modules on Xero’s key features and pass a practical exam.

Antony Sassen

Director

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  • Xero Migration
    Has training and expertise in switching clients to Xero.
  • 1 year Xerocon attendance

Currently acting as audit partner (RI) and business adviser to a wide and varied portfolio of clients. I have gained experience at both Big 4 and Top 10 firms in the UK and overseas.

Julie Pomfret

Director

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  • Xero Migration
    Has training and expertise in switching clients to Xero.
  • 3 years Xerocon attendance

As an Owner Manager herself, Julie intimately understands the challenges faced by her clients.

Specialises in advising Owner Managers of businesses turning over between £50k - £20M.

Donna Park

Business Services Senior

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • Xero Migration
    Has training and expertise in switching clients to Xero.
  • Professional services
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for professional services firms.
  • Retail & ecommerce
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for retail and ecommerce businesses.
  • Trade & construction
    Has training and expertise in advising on apps for trade and construction businesses.
  • Making Tax Digital VAT Ready
    Has training and expertise in helping UK businesses meet the HMRC requirements for Making Tax Digital for VAT.
  • 2 years Xerocon attendance

I am AAT qualified and currently studying towards ACA. I use Xero to do bookkeeping, VAT returns, management accounts and full year end accounts.

Caroline Brown

Business Services senior manager

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • Making Tax Digital VAT Ready
    Has training and expertise in helping UK businesses meet the HMRC requirements for Making Tax Digital for VAT.
  • Xero Migration
    Has training and expertise in switching clients to Xero.

I am a Chartered Accountant and run the Business Services Department dealing with a wide range of clients. I have been using Xero since 2013.

Morag Price

Business Services Manager

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.

I am a Chartered Certified Accountant. I have been using Xero since 2013 and have over 20 years of experience helping owner managers.

Richard Bancroft

Business Services Manager

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  • Xero advisor certified
    Has a strong understanding and practical knowledge of how to use Xero with clients.
  • 1 year Xerocon attendance

I am a Chartered Accountant and have been using Xero since 2013. I deal with a wide range of clients including group companies and companies based abroad.

Haines Watts: Bank experience

Clients of Haines Watts connect to a range of banks via Xero. Haines Watts specialises in working with some of those banks; they can help with setting up bank feeds, and are knowledgeable about accessing bank loans and streamlining payments through Xero.

Bank connections


  • Barclays Business (UK)
  • Barclays Personal (UK)
  • Capital on Tap
  • HSBC Business (UK)
  • Lloyds Business (UK)
  • NatWest
  • PayPal
  • Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS)
  • Santander (UK)
  • Starling Bank
  • The Co-operative Bank (UK)
  • Virgin Money (UK)

Haines Watts: Industry experience

Haines Watts works with businesses across a range of industries. They specialise in helping to choose apps that integrate with Xero to boost business performance for some of those industries.

Industry Specialist


  • Retail & ecommerce

    Specialist

    Retail & ecommerce
  • Professional services

    Specialist

    Professional services
  • Trade & construction

    Specialist

    Trade & construction

Industries Served


  • Accommodation and hospitality
  • Arts and recreation
  • Construction and trades
  • Finance and insurance
  • Healthcare and social services
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing, advertising and consulting
  • Media and communications
  • Not-for-profit
  • Professional services
  • Real estate and hiring services
  • Repairs and personal services
  • Retail
  • Transportation and storage
  • Wholesale
  • Agriculture

Haines Watts : App experience

Haines Watts serves clients who use 6 different apps that connect and integrate with Xero.



Connected apps

Find us

Haines Watts has an office in 1 location

Manchester

3rd Floor, Northern Assurance Buildings, Albert Square, 9/21 Princess Street, Manchester, M2 4DN

+44 0161 832 6413

New to Xero? Haines Watts can help

Xero is beautiful online accounting software for smaller businesses. Haines Watts can help make your switch as smooth as possible.

Contact them to find out how they can help your business.

  • 4 Years Xerocon Attendance ?
    The firm shows a commitment to Xero and to professional development by having one or more of their people attend Xerocon, Xero’s annual global conference, for the number of years shown.
  • Partner since 2013
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Xero certification means that some or all team members have completed courses and been assessed by Xero as proficient in the use of the Xero application.

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