Jason is our managing director, he joined the firm in 1992 and has played an integral role in the development of Essex Abel since he became a director in 2004. He is both a Chartered Certified Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor and together with his commercial experience is able to advise a wide range of owner managed businesses operating in a variety of industries and high net worth individuals.
He advises on all aspects of our clients’ business and personal affairs, with particular emphasis on tax planning and management information systems.
Areas of Expertise
Jason enjoys meeting a variety of businesses and taking the time to get to know and understand their business to enable him to tailor the advice and services to their individual requirements.
His particular specialisms are in providing tax advice to high net worth individuals and owner managed business, including advising technology businesses in relation to Research & Development Tax Credits, the Patent Box regime, share schemes, including Enterprise Management schemes and Enterprise Investment Schemes.
Jason also heads up our outsourcing and audit team, which provides outsourced finance functions for businesses including a number of subsidiaries of overseas companies, ensuring that they meet all of their head office reporting requirements using a variety of accounting packages including SAP, Oracle and Sage.
In addition, he acts as a non-executive finance director for a variety of businesses to provide added assurance to the investors or parent company.
His personal interests include mountain biking, reading, golf and football. He also enjoys spending time with his family and following his son’s hockey & football exploits.