Meet Our Chartered Accountants, Southend

An established firm of Chartered Certified Accountants in Southend. Drop us a line to talk about your project or to get your free quote.


A friendly, tailored service from an experienced team

With a combined experience of over 40 years, we are a well-established firm of Chartered Accountants in Southend offering a comprehensive range of business advice and accountancy services to individuals and businesses throughout the South East and beyond.

With our partner led approach, we pride ourselves in giving a personal, but professional service to all of our clients. We aim to acquire a full understanding of our clients’ circumstances so that we can provide a high-quality service tailored to our clients’ specific needs.

We meet the needs of modern business from our office in Southend applying a variety of skills to the financial and taxation affairs of businesses and individuals. Our approach is simple; professional but friendly alongside the personalised client care service provided by each partner.

We are proud of our close personal knowledge of our clients’ business affairs, something which has enabled us to provide solutions for their businesses that are flexible, pro-active and tailored to the particular circumstances all at the same time.

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We pay more attention

Our varied client base, whilst predominantly based in London & Southend, extends to all parts of the country and includes family owned businesses and high net worth individuals, as well as a number of specialist areas such as post production & creative sector, web and app developers, design and media sector, construction, land and buildings, health & safety, gym chains as well as the hospitality and food chain sectors. We pride ourselves on having the experience necessary to be the accountants Southend companies can rely on for expert advice no matter the sector.

Whatever your circumstances, whether you are starting a business, or run an established company, expanding, consolidating or integrating, looking for specialist expertise or personal advice, our over-riding concern is to help make a positive difference to your bottom line, or personal wealth.

We are members of the ACCA and offer a comprehensive business advisory and finance service including those listed here.


Accounts Preparation


Bookkeeping & VAT


Business Planning


Business Services


Cloud Accounting


HM Revenue & Customs Investigation


International Service


Tax Planning & Specialist Advice


Taxation Services

When should you hire an accountant?

There are many times when hiring accountants in Southend will be beneficial for you. It doesn’t matter what point in your career you’re at; whether you’re in the start-up phase of a new business or a seasoned expert, there will be times and matters that leave you feeling out of your depth. Here are a few of the most common incidents that an accountant should get involved in.

Hire an accountant in Southend when you’re undergoing a tax investigation

Though this is one of the rarest times when you should search for accountancy services in Southend it isn’t an impossible occasion. Hiring an accountant in this instance is essential as they will aid you in ensuring you meet tax laws, and how to work through the testy and tedious process.

Look for the best accountancy services Southend has to offer when applying for an overdraft

Specifically, we mean when applying for a business overdraft or loan. Hiring accountancy services in Southend will improve your reputation as being a reliable business, and thus will improve your chances of having your loan or overdraft application approved. Not only this but engaging help from accountants Southend is lucky to have can help you decide which bank to go with and the loan to choose, based on factors such as interest rates.

When your company is on the rise, come to us

When your company is growing, profiting and outgrowing its current horizons, go with the best accountancy services Southend has to offer, us! All it takes is a wealthy client to exponentially improve your current business climate and throw you out of your depth. Hiring one of our knowledgeable and friendly accountants will help you to handle the sudden transition in growth, such as expanding your employee payroll or using specialist software to study cash flow.

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If you’d like to speak to us about a fixed price quote or discuss your business needs, please give us a call or fill out the form below and we’ll give you a call back as soon as we can.

Our Address

MCL Chartered Certified Accountants
29-31 Shoebury Rd

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A fair fee policy

We believe you should always be in control of your fees, with no surprises. We offer a competitive fixed quote for agreed services, and that quote is exactly what we charge; not a penny more.

Most of our clients choose this option although if you prefer to pay an hourly rate we can arrange that too.

Please tell us about your specific circumstances by filling out the form below and we’ll provide you with a fixed fee quote within 2 working days. If you are a new start up business, please use estimates.

If you require something more specialist, please contact us directly.