Accountants in Watford

Hillier Hopkins has had a presence in Watford since 1954 and is conveniently located close to major rail and motorway links. Principals based here are ​Liam Henry, Alex Bottom, Grant Franklin, Joel Harding, Richard Malone, Martin Minett, Meeten Nathwani, Neil Cundale, Simon Speller and Robert Twydle.

Radius House
51 Clarendon Road
Herts WD17 1HP

T +44 (0)1923 232938
F +44 (0)330 024 3300


There are 2 visitor parking spaces at the front of the building or further parking is available through the access barrier and down the ramp to the lower level and park.

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    Jo Adderley

    Accounts Manager

    Jo looks after the accounts for small limited companies, sole traders and partnerships along with the tax returns for the individuals and directors.

    Contact Jo at our Watford office

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    Matthew Bailey

    Audit Manager

    Matt joined Hillier Hopkins in 2012 after graduating from the University of Bath with a degree in Mathematics. Matt obtained his ACA qualification in 2015 having achieved first time passes in his exams, and holds the ICAEW Audit Qualification.

    Contact Matthew at our Watford office

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  • Alex Bottom

    Alexander Bottom


    Alex is a specialist Audit Principal and acts for many of the firm’s larger corporate clients. Alex commonly advises owner managed businesses and also heads up our specialist academies team.

    Contact Alex at our Watford office

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    Paul Brunt


    Paul joined Hillier Hopkins in ​1985 and became ACA qualified in ​1989. He specialises in pension scheme audits.

    Contact Paul at our Watford office

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  • Zad Butt

    Zad Butt

    Tax Manager

    Zad has been working in tax compliance and advisory for over 15 years. He is a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians.

    Contact Zad at our Watford office

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  • Phil Collins

    Phil Collins


    Phil is primarily a Consultant, responsible for a portfolio of corporate, charity and pension scheme clients. He also has specialist knowledge and experience of not-for-profit organisations.

    Contact Phil at our Watford office

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  • Marie Cowen

    Marie Cowen

    Senior Manager

    Marie joined Hillier Hopkins LLP in 1990 and became a Senior Manager in 2008. Marie has a wide variety of clients including high net worth individuals and small businesses.

    Contact Marie at our Watford office

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  • Neil Cundale

    Neil Cundale


    A strong focus on people and relationships resulted in Neil being made department head for KPMG Audit in Watford until he left KPMG in 2014 to work for Hovis Bakeries. Having decided that industry was not for him, Neil has moved back to Hillier Hopkins in 2015, bringing his wealth of ”Big 4” experience to all the clients he serves.

    Contact Neil at our Watford office

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  • Grant Franklin

    Grant Franklin

    Managing Principal

    As well as having a portfolio of owner-managed businesses, Grant is responsible for the business valuation work within the firm and heads up the forensic department.

    Contact Grant at our Watford or Milton Keynes office

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    Joel Harding


    Joel joined Hillier Hopkins in 1995 and quickly found his strength in tax. Joel specialises in tax issues affecting contractors including IR35, the Settlements legislation and Managed Service Company (MSC) legislation.

    Contact Joel at our Watford office

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Hillier Hopkins is a trading name of Hillier Hopkins LLP, which is registered as a Limited Liability Partnership in England & Wales, No. OC303707. Registered Office: Radius House, 51 Clarendon Road, Watford, Herts WD17 1HP. Registered to carry on audit work in the UK and Ireland by the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales. A list of members of the LLP is available at the above address. HH and Hi logos are trade marks belonging to Hillier Hopkins LLP. © Hillier Hopkins LLP.