Mary Ryan FCCA, Cert PFS, DChA

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Mary is an experienced accountant and financial consultant, specialising in the voluntary sector. As well as offering comprehensive accountancy and auditing services, she has worked with numerous organisations at board level, providing expert advice on everything from setting up accounts systems, reviewing policies and procedures, ensuring adherence to latest accounting standards to providing tax advice.

Mary began her career in commerce, before going on to hold a wide variety of accountancy positions in industry and in private practice. In December 2011 Mary launched Ark Accountancy, with a view to concentrating on her work with charities.

Mary has been awarded the Diploma in Charity Accounting by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

Away from the office, she enjoys playing music, zumba dancing and gardening.

You can read about organisations that Mary has helped here, and connect with her on LinkedIn.

‘We as Ministers and Elders are aware that you have taken on your bookkeeper job at a very difficult time. What you have done so far is over and above what anyone could have expected. We want you to know how grateful we are.’

Rev Lesley M Charlton, Kingston United Reformed Church

‘Mary is a supportive and efficient accountant with a vast experience and knowledge of the third sector. A valuable team member to have on board in any charity.’

Anne Davies, CEO at Strong Voices

‘I've worked with Mary in many areas, covering my own training and guidance right the way through to preparing audits/examiner's reviews for clients/contacts. She has great expert knowledge, is a pleasure to work with, diligent and approachable. She has made a massive difference to my own business, for which I cannot thank her enough.’

Nick Robinson, Owner at Power in Numbers