Ward Goodman Directors
Ward Goodman Directors
Our Directors are:
Graham joined Ward Goodman in 1988, having qualified in 1986 with Deloittes. As Managing Director, Graham has helped build WG to a multi disciplined team of 60 staff. Graham specialises in business development for his clients and also management buy-outs, mergers and takeovers, whilst undertaking forensic work in many areas, such as fraud and divorce.
Ian is a qualified Chartered Accountant and auditor with over 18 years experience. Ian has previously worked for a ‘big 4 firm’ in Bournemouth, Southampton and Bristol. Since moving back to Poole Ian has specialized in the audit of medium sized companies and groups including charities, pension schemes & FSA registered organizations.
Simon has previously been employed at a number of high street banks and managed a high profile building society in central London. In 1999 Simon started Ward Goodman Financial Services Ltd and the continued success lead to the formation of a joint venture financial services company with Dorset Solicitors, Humphries Kirk Solicitors and Blanchards Bailey Solicitors.
Gareth Simon, Director of Ward Goodman Financial Services
Following Gareth’s degree in Taxation & Law he trained with a large IFA firm before joining Ward Goodman Financial Services in 2003. Gareth’s clients include business owners, professionals such as accountants and lawyers as well as a retired IFA. Many of his clients have been referred to him which is testament to the high level of service provided and the trust that has been built up. He is also responsible for some of the firm’s key business relationships which include joint-ventures with local law firms.
Richard is a qualified Certified Accountant with over 20 years of experience, gained in practice and industry. Richard heads up our Outsourcing team at Ward Goodman, which provides clients with outsourced finance functions that free up business owners time, reduces risk and delivers timely and quality information to make better decisions.
David is a triple qualified chartered accountant, chartered tax adviser and trust and estate practitioner. David heads up the energetic tax department, which splits its time between relieving clients from the problems of dealing with HM Revenue and Customs compliance and helping clients benefit from effective tax planning.
Roger is a qualified Certified Accountant with over 20 years of experience. Roger runs the Small Business Unit at Ward Goodman, which specializes in accounting, advice and bookkeeping services for small and start up businesses.
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Ward Goodman News
Ward Goodman Gillingham puts a cherry on top of its services with a cake morning
November 29, 2013
On the 20thof November at their high street offices in Gillingham, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants and Financial Advisers held a drop-in tea and cake morning for local businesses. The event was successful in helping the popular Dorset firm to further raise the awareness of the accountancy and financial advice services it offers to people and [...]
Ward Goodman provide free advice and bubbly to local landlords
November 22, 2013
Dorset-based tax experts, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants, offered attendees of the Bournemouth and Poole landlord conference a chance to win a bottle of champagne in a recent prize draw. The lucky winning landlords, Martin and Alison Townsend were presented with their prize at the Ward Goodman office in Ferndown by John Davies, Tax manager of [...]
Ward Goodman’s Alex Lilley wins Top AAT Level 2 Apprentice at College awards
November 19, 2013
Staff and Directors from Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants have been celebrating the success of their apprentice, Alex Lilley in being awarded Top Student for AAT Level 2 Apprentice 2013 by Bournemouth and Poole College. Alex has been a valued member of the Accounts and Audit team at Ward Goodman since September 2012. During her relatively [...]
Ward Goodman Gillingham’s new specialist services put the icing on the cake after a successful six months!
November 12, 2013
In celebration of a successful six months, Ward Goodman’s Gillingham office is set to host a drop-in morning for the public to come and meet the team and receive valuable information about new specialist services available for small businesses in the North Dorset area. The meet and greet will be held on the 20th November [...]
Ward Goodman opens “state of the art” advice centre in Wimborne Town Centre
October 31, 2013
One of the leading Dorset accountancy and financial services businesses, Ward Goodman, is delighted to announce the opening of another office in Dorset. The modern office is located in Wimborne town centre and boasts a welcoming environment with video conferencing facilities. Ward Goodman, in association with Humphries Kirk, a leading Dorset legal practice, aim to [...]