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Jane Lowden

Jane Lowden

Managing Partner

Jane Lowden is the firm’s managing partner. Her clients include Large Private, AIM and Standard listed and SME businesses and charities. She provides a range of services including audit, accountancy, corporate finance and company secretarial. She is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales.

She has a wide range of expertise across audit and accountancy, including the audit of foreign-owned subsidiaries, non-audit services for AIM listed companies and the preparation of consolidated financial statements. She has experience of reporting under UK GAAP, IFRS and US GAAP.

Her experience covers a broad span of sectors, including healthcare, natural resources, professional services and technology. She has experience in reporting to the FCA, the Solicitors Regulation Authority and is also qualified under the ATOL reporting accountants scheme.

Jane has helped a number of companies prepare the historical financial information required as part of their IPO documents, including assisting companies transition from UK GAAP to IFRS or US GAAP.

She provides support to listed entities in the preparation of management accounts, preparation of statutory accounts including liaising with the companies’ auditors, preparation of interim accounts for filing as part of listing requirements, technical accounting advice and corporate tax advice.

Jane is actively involved in the firm’s international network, MGI Worldwide, regularly attending UK, European and global conferences. She is a member of the global Technical Committee and the IFRS specialist group and serves as a board member for the UK and Ireland region.

Jane became a Smith Riches partner in 2014 having previously trained with the firm. In 2003 she was awarded the Chris Reay Memorial Prize by the London Society of Chartered Accountants for success in her examinations. She has a degree in mathematics from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine.