ICS have built a team with a range of experience across a number of sectors to offer wide range of contractor accountancy services.
CIMA qualified, Steve has 10 years’ experience in similar roles with significant commercial experience. He is responsible for all functions within ICS.
John has been the Managing Director of ICS for the past 16 years. He is a qualified accountant with over 25 years experience in a number of sectors, including Finance, Logistics, Recruitment and Contractor payroll.
John has been immersed in the contracting sector since 2003 and has developed a wide range of services specifically for contractors. John is a regular contributor to a range of leading industry publications and, as such, is a highly respected member within the contracting sector.
Over the past 23 years, John has held a number of Main Board Director positions with a number of organisations, and has an extensive amount of experience in running companies. John’s success comes down to his strong customer service ethos and a maintained focus on business growth through customer referrals and strategic partnerships.
ICS Senior Management Team
Head of Payroll Bureau
Sarah has many years experience working in Payroll and has progressed to Payroll Manager since joining ICS in 2009. Sarah is qualified as an Advanced Payroll Practitioner with the CIPP.
First Job: Office Junior
Best place you’ve visited: Krakow
Best achievement to date: Buying my own home in 2012
Head of Sales
Matthew joined ICS in June 2017, bringing more than 22 years’ Sales, Account Management, Sales Management, Recruitment and Training experience.
He is responsible for managing the sales team and for business development activities for the business. Thirteen years exposure to the Energy industry working with Oil & Gas, Petrochemical and Power-Generation clients, Matthew has gained and demonstrated a solid understanding of the supply chain. He has a proven record in identifying, creating and realising opportunities within in a local, national and international environment across Operators, Contractors, and Service/Product providers.
Head of Finance
Maggie Lawson, an ACA qualified accountant with extensive experience in providing accounting, taxation and external audit services leads the team providing accounting, taxation and business support services.
First Job: Saturday job at Woolworths
Best place you’ve visited: My second home – Acharavi, Corfu
Best achievement to date: Qualifying as a chartered accountant and becoming the younger member representative for the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales in the North West.
Head of Business Accounting
Sam Price is ACA, ATT and AAT qualified accountant with broad experience in both accountancy practices and internal finance. Sam is motivated to help his clients grow their business through a proactive, bespoke approach to accountancy and taxation matters.
First Job: Saturday job at Halifax
Best place you’ve visited: Sri Lanka
Best achievement to date: Running Windermere Marathon – not the best choice for a first marathon!
Head of Umbrella Payroll
Claire has 7 years Payroll experience within ICS and has progressed from Payroll Administrator to Payroll Team Leader and is currently manager of the Payroll department. Claire is a qualified payroll professional and has achieved a Diploma in Payroll Management. Claire is responsible for all functions within the Payroll team.
First Job: Sales Assistant for Reebok
Best place you’ve visited: Marbella to celebrate my 30th Birthday
Best achievement to date: Being a mum to 2 beautiful boys