John Blakey, Accountant, Bournemouth Accountants and Financial Advisers, Ward Goodman Chartered Accountants

Department: Pensions

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John Blakey

Pensions Manager

John has worked for Ward Goodman in the audit & accountancy department since October 1983. Prior to this John started his career with Stephenson Sheppard & Co in Salisbury where he spent 10 years.

Over the years John has been involved with auditing and preparing accounts for a wide variety of businesses. Since the late 1980’s John has developed a specialism in accounting and auditing of pension schemes, the pension schemes involved include SSAS, defined benefit schemes and other hybrid plans. More recently he has developed Ward Goodman’s accounting and tax services for Unauthorised Unit Trusts based in both the UK and Ireland. His brief also includes smaller charities, clubs, associations etc.

Outside work John was treasurer of a small charity for 25 years which has given him an insight into how smaller charities operate. Currently he enjoys playing golf and is a Saints supporter and season ticket holder.

Qualifications: 41+ years in practice