After graduating from Durham University, John began his professional career with an international accountancy firm in London. In 1974 he obtained his Chartered status and became a Fellow of The Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales some five years later. Since qualifying he has specialised in tax work.

He has practiced in Aberdeen for 28 years and has held a number of positions including tax partner and partner in charge of the Aberdeen office of one of the accountancy majors.

He brings a wealth of experience to clients of Accord Tax & Accountancy Ltd particularly in the field of cross-border transactions and provides a technical support service to some other accountancy practices. It is significant that John has appointments as tax adviser to companies who use major accountancy practices as their auditors and general advisers.

John S Atkinson FCA

Tax Planning
Mergers & Aquisitions
Business Disposals
International Tax Advice
Tax Investigations
Tax Compliance