Howard FreemanAudit and Accounts Partner

Howard draws on a wealth of experience to provide solid all-round advice to his clients.

  • 50% Family Man
  • 15% Dad's taxi driver / undiscovered racing driver
  • 10% Golfer
  • 5% Skiier
  • 10% Ale and Wine appreciator / booze-cruiser
  • 10% Dog walker

ProfessionalExpertise

  • Chartered Accountant and Registered Auditor
  • Chartered Tax Adviser
  • President of the Sheffield & District Society of Chartered Accountants 2017/18
  • Over 15 years as a Partner at Shorts advising SMEs and family businesses
  • 11 years experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers in their Audit and Advisory division

I joined Shorts as a Partner after 11 years of training and experience gained at the international firms Coopers & Lybrand and PricewaterhouseCoopers.  As both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser I am well placed to provide comprehensive, commercial and sensible advice to my clients, which are mainly SME and family companies, charities, partnerships and individuals.

I am a registered auditor and as well as providing accountancy and taxation advice, I pride myself in keeping in touch with my clients throughout the year so that I can act as a sounding board and trusted adviser advising them on a timely basis.

I have been an active member of the ICAEW locally and I was very proud to hold the position of President of the Sheffield & District Society of Chartered Accountants for 2017/18.  This role involved representing the interests of Chartered Accountants locally and promoting the business community of Sheffield and South Yorkshire around the UK.

 

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