Charlene Lancaster

Trustee Company Secretary

Mazars is an international organisation, specialising in audit, accounting, tax and advisory services with 13,000 professionals in 67 countries.

Our client base ranges from not for profit entities to the subsidiaries of large international groups. We provide services in accounting, audit, advisory, due diligence, corporate tax, personal tax, tax investigations, tax planning, VAT, financial planning, employee benefits, corporate recovery and individual voluntary arrangements.

I joined Mazars Manchester audit team in 2010 where I began training towards the ACA, qualifying in August 2013. I was promoted to Assistant Manager in September 2014.

The businesses I work with range from small companies that turnover £2m up to businesses that have a turnover in excess of £150m.

I have experience in a wide range of industries including aerospace, manufacturing, the education sector and IT.

The areas in which I am specialising have required that I maintain sound, up to date knowledge of both UK-GAAP and IFRS reporting as well as the new FRS101 and 102 reporting standards in order to advise clients on the choices and impact of the up and coming changes.