Kay achieved her ACCA qualification in 2020 whilst working in industry, having spent the first 10 years of her career in professional practice roles. She gained significant experience in bookkeeping, financial statement preparation and client audit work during this period, before joining Transocean for her first industry role in 2018. Kay joined the organisation as Statutory Accountant where her key focus was on both the UK entities and the Norwegian business, gaining her valuable experience in overseas accounting. Kay moved to Macduff Shellfish in 2020 to take up the role of Senior Accountant. Here she was responsible for reviewing monthly management accounting, collating month end finance packs, and reporting results to the wider group. In addition to this, Kay continued to hold responsibility for the preparation of financial statements and was the company’s key focal point for liaison with auditors. Her responsibilities at Macduff Shellfish also included the preparation of cashflow forecasts and consolidations. Kay joined Hutcheon Mearns in March 2023 as Senior Finance Consultant within the Outsourced Finance team and is responsible for overseeing retained client work as well as undertaking short term client assignments such as financial statement preparation.
10+ years of finance experience including 10 years in practice.
Financial statement preparation, management accounting, audit liaison, cashflow forecasting, payroll and VAT returns.
IT / Systems
Microsoft Office, Sage Accounts & Sage Payroll.