While playing professional football in the 3rd division in Scotland Stephen worked for a short time at HM Revenue & Customs as an Administrative Officer before joining an independent CA practice as a tax assistant dealing with all tax compliance issues and identifying tax planning opportunities. Three years later, he was appointed as tax manager to a mid-tier accountancy practice, where he remained for six years, before joining French Duncan in 2015 in the same role.
Stephen has gained extensive experience of working for both personal and corporate tax clients. In addition to looking after the core tax issues he has been involved in grant funding to support clients in the development of their businesses. Stephen’s approach is to establish strong working relationship with clients to assist in acting in their best interests as well as always staying up to date with the ever changes technical aspects of taxation.