Michael Jayson

Michael Jayson

Partner, Audit

I joined the firm from a Big Four in 2007 as a partner and became Managing Partner for the Manchester office in 2008. I am a business advisory and audit partner with over 20 years' experience advising and supporting clients in a range of industries.

I work with entrepreneurs, private equity houses, listed and internationally owned businesses. I also advise a number of commercial and care based charities, social enterprises, Students' Unions and Pension schemes.

Much of my work is spent supporting and advising clients through periods of change, be it changes in governance, structure, investment, strategy or acquisitions and disposals.

What I Do

  • Audit
  • Financial Reporting
    • GAAP conversion
  • Share valuations
  • Accounting
  • Strategic advice
  • Governance
  • Reporting accountant (AIM)
  • Financial Due Diligence (Transaction Support)
  • CASS reporting

My Clients

  • Private companies
  • Charities and Students' Unions
  • Pension Schemes
  • Listed companies
  • SMEs
  • Partnerships/LLPs
  • International Groups
  • High growth companies
  • Property and construction
  • Service sector
  • Financial services
  • Manufacturing
  • Private equity
  • Entrepreneurs


  • Member, Institute of Chartered Accountants (ICAEW)
  • Chairman, Manchester Chartered Accountants' Technical Advisory Committee (TAC)
  • ICAEW working parties reporting to the Financial Reporting Council (FRC) on the significant changes for UK GAAP brought about by FRS 101 and FRS 102
  • Member, General Assembly of the University of Manchester