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How I won best digital accountant of the year

In this session Phil Ellerby, Managing Director of Northern Accountants will walk us through how he won Best Digital Accountant of the year 2022. We will cover Phil’s technology stack, their approach to automation, their client approach during covid and how he is scaling his business.

Phil Ellerby

Managing Director, Northern Accountants

Phil’s main ethos is to help people ‘Do Less Work Earn More Money’ –and he is always looking for ways to improve his client’s businesses and personal lives.

As the owner and managing director of Northern Accountants, Phil takes an active day-to-day role in the company, offering tax compliance and business growth advice to a wide range of SMEs working in a variety of sectors.

His primary role is to add value to your business by actively managing your personal balance sheet and your tax position. He does this by ensuring all the relevant facts are considered before you make any financial decisions.

Enlist Phil’s help and he will monitor and manage your business performance so that your personal wealth benefits accordingly in line with the success of your business.

In 2014, Phil was proud to see his company named ‘UK Firm of the Year’ and, two years later, he was officially named as ‘One of the world’s most inspiring accountants’ in a book published by industry-leader Steve Pipe.

In 2017, he invested a substantial sum to help Garry Thickett achieve his retirement aim at the same time as securing the long-term future of a company which had been in existence since 2006.

Away from work, Phil is married to Nikki and has three children, Joshua, Jaksen and Jude. He is a keen sports enthusiast with interests in golf, football and rugby league.

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