Accountants in Daventry

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With the Cottons office conveniently situated just a stones throw away from Daventry high street, our tax advisors and accountants are able to serve a wide range of clients from small local businesses to larger, multi-national firms. 

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Cottons Chartered Accountants a0fc8b8f2cb85e8c9c542898f791e743 Accountants in Daventry

Our Daventry team can assist with the following services: 

  • Audit and compliance services
  • Corporation Tax
  • VAT Services
  • Management Accounts
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Tax Planning
  • Business Advice
  • Cloud Accounting
  • Payroll
  • Bookkeeping

Led by Partners Lisa Malone and Richard Wilch, who have been with Cottons since 1987 and 1986 respectively, our Daventry branch was the first in the Cottons network.


The team at Daventry offer all of the tax and accounting services you would expect a well establish, local accountancy firm to, managing everything from corporation tax and self-assessment to payroll and bookkeeping, but they go beyond that. Cottons Chartered Accountants in Daventry are also embracing the dawn of Making Tax Digital from the start, offering cloud based bookkeeping solutions and overhauling client systems to make them more efficient. You can talk to them about business planning services too.


Richard has stated, “We are with our clients for their journey, we go with them.”, which is backed up by clients who have said, “‘Cottons Accountants have always been very professional and approachable. The wide range of services and skills have been exceptional which in turn has helped greatly in the development of our business. We look forward to many more years with Cottons.”

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Our Daventry Team

Lisa Malone F.C.C.A., C.T.A
Partner – Tax Accountant
Lisa joined Cottons as a trainee accountant in 1987 qualifying as a Certified Accountant in 1993. She then went on to qualify as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 2005 and became a partner in 2008.
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Richard Wilch F.C.C.A
Partner – Accountant
Richard joined Cottons LLP in 1989 and has supported the growth of the Daventry Office from general practice work to providing all aspects finance and accounting to large corporate and group structures within the local community , nationally and internationally. Whilst continuing his general practise role for his clients Richard works with the larger corporate entities, helping them to develop internally and strategically as they move in to new markets.
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Callum Veasey A.C.C.A, M.A.A.T
Partner Designate
Callum is based at our Daventry Branch and since obtaining the partner designate role in October 2017 is growing his own portfolio steadily. He helps also to support the audit function and is heavily involved with the larger clients we act for in the practice. He has vast experience with dealing with forecasting assignments to help support the corporate finance department and help dealing with financial funding.
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Aneta Sheridan B.A, A,C,C,A.
Senior Accountant
Aneta joined Cottons in 2010 as a trainee following completion of Accounting and Finance degree at the University of Northampton. She has qualified as a member of ACCA in 2014. She is also Xero certified. Aneta is based in our Daventry office where she works closely with a wide range of small businesses, assisting them with their accountancy, VAT and other requirements. She is also involved in the training and development of our junior members of staff.
Karl Spencer F.C.C.A, M.A.A.T
Senior Accountant
In 2005 Karl qualified as a Certified Accountant, later that year he joined Cottons. He has over 15 years’ experience in general practice where he specialises in management and corporate accounts. Karl helps manage workflow in the Daventry branch is also part of our Audit team and Corporate Finance Team. Away from work Karl has a passion for motorsports and football, he can be seen supporting his local side Rugby Town FC at the weekends.
Enamul Khan B.A., A.C.C.A
Senior Accountant
Enamul joined Cottons in 2014 and qualified as a member of ACCA in the same year. He is also Xero certified. Enamul is based in our Daventry office where he works closely with a wide range of small businesses and is also a part of our audit team. He manages the work flow in the office and is involved in the training and development of our junior members of staff.
Helen Heckford MSc, A.C.C.A.
Helen joined Cottons in 2010 after completing a Master’s Degree in Accounting and Finance at Northampton University. She qualified to become a member of the ACCA in 2016 after taking a break to have her two boys. Helen is based in the Daventry office and assists a range of clients with accounts preparation, VAT and Company Secretarial work, specialising in accounting for Charities and independent examinations. When not at work Helen spends the majority of her spare time at home on the farm.
Lucy Hawkins A.C.C.A.
Lucy is a Chartered Certified Accountant with over 10 years experience, in particular the preparation of statutory financial statements, management accounts and managing a portfolio of more than 400 residential service charge accounts. She has gained experience working across a wide variety of industry sectors from sole traders to small companies. Lucy prides herself in offering a friendly, pro-active service. In her spare time she enjoys cooking for my friends and family.
Laura Sergeant
Part Qualified Accountant
Laura began work at Cottons in June 2015 as a trainee accountant. Now part qualified, she works on a variety of areas, with a main focus in accounts preparation and audit work. Currently studying under ACA, Laura aims to become a fully qualified member of the ICAEW in early 2019.
Ravi Rathod
Trainee Accountant
Ravi joined Cottons in 2017 as a trainee accountant. He is based at the Daventry office, working with sole traders, small limited company accounts and VAT. Ravi is currently studying towards his AAT qualification before going on to study ACA. In his spare time he enjoys travelling.
Megan McGowan
Trainee Accountant
Megan joined Cottons in 2016 after graduating from University. She works in the Daventry office where she does a variety of work with sole traders, limited companies and audits. Megan is now studying towards her A.C.A to become a qualified member of the ICAEW.”
Carrie Betts
Semi Senior Accountant
Carrie joined the Cottons team in June 17 and is currently studying towards her final A.C.C.A papers. Carrie works mainly on year end accounts, VAT returns and management accounts. She is also Xero certified and is on hand to assist clients with software queries. In her spare time she enjoys aerial arts, hiking and yoga.
Joanne Betts
Practice Manager and Credit Control
Jo joined Cottons in 2015, having previously worked in both general practice and industry. She has passed her Association of Accounting Technicians and in 2012 graduated with First class BA Honours degree in Accounting & Finance. She works from our Daventry office as Practice Manager and deals with the day to day administration of Cottons. She also liaises with Cottons clients regarding fee settlement options in her additional role as Credit Control Manager.
Lesley Voss
Personal Tax Compliance
Lesley joined our Daventry office in May 2014 as a tax compliance accountant specialising in personal tax. She has extensive knowledge and experience in income tax and capital gains tax, enabling her to provide a quality and efficient service for clients. Lesley manages a portfolio of clients including sole traders, company directors, partners, high net worth individuals and trustees.
Benjamin Burnett M.C.S.A.
I.T. Specialist
Ben joined Cottons in the summer of 2008 as a trainee accounts technician. He completed his AAT in 2011 when a new opportunity presented itself within Cottons looking after the internal IT infrastructure. Having a strong understanding for IT, Ben took this new role and has continued to support both Cottons and its clients keeping them up-to-date and on the cutting edge of today’s Information Technologies. Combined with Ben’s background originating in accounts preparation and bookkeeping, this allows Cottons to provide a unique IT support service to our clients with their bookkeeping programs.
Dawn Hopper MCIPP(Dip)
Payroll Manager
Dawn is our payroll bureau manager with over 20 years payroll experience and is based in our Daventry office. She specialises in payroll processing including pension deductions and all legislative requirements for RTI, assisting clients with their own payroll processing queries/computer programme support and basic employment law.
Tejas Pathak
Payroll Administrator
Tejas has over three year’s payroll and administration experience. He has good experience in processing weekly, monthly and quarterly payroll including dealing with workplace pensions, HMRC queries and assisting clients with their payroll requirements. Tejas completed his degree in Computer Science at the University of Greenwich followed by a Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management at Plymouth University before joining Cottons.

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