Ian Rodd, Managing Director, Bournemouth Accountants and Financial Advisers, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants

Department: Business Accounting & Audit

Direct Dial: 07918 745 132


Ian Rodd

Managing Director

Ian is a Chartered Accountant who joined Ward Goodman as Director of the audit department in 2007 from the local office of a national firm and has experience, including 5 years with the “Big 4”, advising many trading businesses and charities of all sizes.

Over the last 25 years, Ian has had significant experience in auditing entities within the manufacturing, construction, agricultural and education sectors. This has included auditing subsidiaries of overseas companies and carrying out specific assurance and grant work.
Some of Ian’s best work however, has been with owner managers creating financial plans that help them reach their goals and make them successful. This also includes leading his board to further develop Ward Goodman in to a high performing business.
Ian offers Audit and Independent Examination services to many local charitable organisations and enjoys working with charity Trustees to solve issues and work on future plans. Over the last 5 years this has included getting involved with Weymouth Vehicle Preservation Society, Friends of Spetisbury & Dumpton schools as well as assisting with the CASC registration for Blandford RFC. As a Dorset resident, Ian tends to get involved on local committees and councils and is now driving business development on the Wimborne BID.
Away from work he enjoys spending time with his wife & daughters, following equestrian pursuits, fly fishing with the Dorchester Fishing Club and supporting Blandford RFC.

Qualifications: BSc, ACA, FCCA