What my clients are saying

“James’ coaching complemented my study schedule as he tailored his coaching to my individual needs. I believe the additional tips and coaching brought to the table by James helped me to get over the line in a technically challenging (more…)

Rory Donnelly Assistant Accountant, Brand Phoenix Limited

“James focused on the way in which I learnt, revised & how to answer questions as well as providing techniques regarding layouts and structure in order to maximise marks gained…… I couldn’t have passed my exams (more…)

Alex McClelland Accounting Degree Student, University of Ulster

“James was recommended to me by a colleague and I couldn’t be more grateful that he was. His approach was unique in that he did not focus entirely on content, but also as to what my goal was and why specifically I wanted to (more…)

Declan Morgan Peter E O'Hare & Co Chartered Accountants

“The sessions with James were really helpful. His feedback on practice questions was particularly useful for me to see where I was missing marks. The sessions definitely made me feel more confident going into the exam. His techniques (more…)

Roshni Patel Risk Transaction Services, KPMG London

“James’ style was very clear and concise in content and delivery. He focused on the correct way for me to study and his exam technique tips enabled me to approach the exam feeling more confident and ready to pass.”

Ceara Doherty Accountant, Merrydown Plc

“James was really helpful in preparing me for my exams. He coached me through both financial and management accounting as well as helping me focus on exam and study technique. All the sessions were very good, well organised and James (more…)

James Clifford Accounting and Finance Degree, London School of Economics

Peer Recommendations

Worked with James in Grant Thornton’s National Training Department

“He is an intelligent and flexible professional who was hugely popular with both staff and delegates alike.  (more…)

Sarah Craggs Breakthrough Coaching and Training

Completed both an Accounting and Masters Degree along with James

“Working with James will put your exam preparations right on track for success. I’ve always known James to be (more…)

Christine Hagan Senior Manager, ASM Chartered Accountants

James’ manager when he was a Trainee Chartered Accountant in Grant Thornton

Having seen James mentor so many of each new intake in Grant Thornton, I was not surprised to see that he had (more…)

Paul Mackle Financial Controller, Deluxe Group

James’ manager when he was a Senior Audit Manager in Grant Thornton

“I worked with James from his initial employment in Grant Thornton’s Belfast office in 2003 through all of his professional (more…)

Robert Gibson Assurance Director, Grant Thornton

Worked for James as a Trainee Chartered Accountant 

“I worked alongside James for 3 years in Grant Thornton’s Belfast office. During this time James was the Senior Audit Manager (more…)

Terence Brown Senior Accountant - Nuance Communications

Worked for James as a Trainee Chartered Accountant

” During my time as a trainee working for James I found him to be both very technically knowledgeable and highly (more…)

Olivia McCann Commercial Director - Simplyfruit Ire Limited