James Murray

Accountant & Practice Manager

James comes from Kendal near the Lake District and has worked in the accountancy sector since 2005. During that time James has built a vast and in-depth knowledge while working for both small and large accountancy firms. He moved South to join Visionary in March 2014 as a Management Accountant.

After a year at Visionary Accountants, James was promoted to Practice Manager and specialises in providing compliance tax and accounting services to small to medium-sized businesses, as well as individuals and sole-traders. These clients span a variety of sectors and range from business start-ups to groups turning over £8m.

James Murray Accountant

James’ professional experience is focused on owner managed businesses, taking a keen interest in helping the business owners achieve their short, medium and long-term business and personal goals. James takes the care and attention to learn and understand each business to support the owner manager by taking on the day-to-day running of the accounts and preparation of the management accounts, essential for informed decision making. This guidance expands to include Year End Accounts, Corporation Tax Returns, Bookkeeping, Tax Planning, VAT Returns and Personal Tax Returns. All of which are completed meticulously, timely and always with an eye on tax efficiencies and future planning.

James loves working with clients, mainly based in St Albans, Hemel Hempstead, Watford, Welwyn Garden City and London, helping them to grow their businesses. Having worked with SMEs for over 14 years, it means that he is familiar with issues that these business owners typically face and can offer proactive, timely and relevant practical guidance. His down to earth nature, friendly and practical approach make him the first port of call for trusted financial guidance, when seeking advice on a whole range of business, tax and financial issues.

When not in the office James enjoys travelling the world, having been to 30 different countries. His leisure interests include golf, running, mountain biking, scuba diving and he is currently training for leisure to gain a pilot's licence. He also acts as accountant to two charities in his spare time.

I was recommended to Visionary Accountants two years ago and I have been dealing with James Murray during this time. I can honestly say that all the work that James has carried out during this time has been extremely professional and helpful. Any questions or advice I have requested have been answered straight away. It was a great decision to use Visionary Accountants and I will continue to use them in the future.”

Jonathan Moore, Canterbury

As a new business Visionary Accountants (James specifically) have been very helpful throughout our start up process from advising on company incorporation and VAT registration through to regular accounting services and VAT returns. Having a trusted accountant is incredibly helpful and frees up our time to concentrate on running the business.”

Simon Laight, LB Real Estate Advisors, London

James and the team at Visionary have provided me with a highly professional accounting service whilst accommodating all of my requirements. Nothing is too much trouble, and they remain friendly and approachable throughout.”

Michael Stimpson, St Albans


James meticulously prepares company accounts, essential for informed and timely decision makinge and future planning...
Limited Companies Service


James prepares clear and detailed Management Accounts, helping business owners achieve their short, medium and long-term business goals...
Management Accounts Service

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