John Phythian FCA
John Phythian is the Director of Bertram Burrows and is the practice principal having taken over following 20 years in senior roles in both practice and industry. John has a broad base of experience in accounting and tax matters and has a particularly good understanding of business planning and preparing businesses for exit having advised clients extensively in this area. Immediately before taking over Bertram Burrows, John served as the finance director of one of his former clients, having been recruited in 2008. This real world experience enables John to see things from a client’s perspective.
John lives locally and enjoys all sports and spending time with his young family.
Christopher Burrows FCA
Christopher Burrows trained in the Liverpool office of a major international firm. After qualifying, he broadened his experience by working for a smaller firm in Liverpool, before joining Bertram Burrows in 1976.
Chris, who was born in West Kirby, has a depth of tax and accounting knowledge and experience gained from serving a broad range of clients from private individuals to multinational companies.
Following the change of ownership Chris has remained with the practice as a Consultant and continues to be heavily involved with his clients.
Susan Totty FCA TEP
Sue Totty is a Chartered Accountant and a Member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners. Sue advises private clients in respect of all personal tax matters including income, inheritance and capital gains taxes. Sue lives in Wirral and is a keen golfer.
Steve Chee BA (Hons) Accountancy
Steve is Bertram Burrows’ Accounts Manager, having been with the practice for more than 20 years. He has a wide range of experience advising private and business clients on bookkeeping, accounting and taxation.
Kathryn Buckenham AAT
Kathryn is a qualified Accounting Technician. She is principally responsible for providing accounting, bookkeeping, payroll and VAT services to clients.