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CMA Accountancy

CMA was born in 2007 with the aim of aim of delivering high quality, proactive but jargon-free, plain English advice to local businesses in the Wigan and surrounding areas.

The focus was to assist business owners make sense of their finances, achieve their business and personal goals and help them have a better life by showing them how to take control of their accounts.

The practice has grown significantly since then and has become one of the most trusted firms in the local area with a team of skilled and knowledgeable staff with extensive experience in helping businesses in a wide range of sectors.
As early adopters of cloud accounting, we provide a dynamic solution for clients and have seen how this revolutionises the way you prepare your accounts.

Whether you are a sole trader, start-up or well established company, there is a cloud solution that can streamline your processes leaving you more time to focus on what is truly important to you…growing your business and spending more time doing what you enjoy most.

Chris Alcock

Chris is a qualified CIMA accountant. After a successful career in industry as a Finance Director for companies in the Logistics and Communications sectors, Chris started CMA in 2007 with the aim of adding value to companies, supporting them as they grow and providing efficient tax strategies.

As the business owner, Chris takes a hands on approach to client services in addition to developing the practice so that it stays at the forefront of new technology and ensures the team is fully equipped to meet the demand of modern business.

Away from the office, as well as looking after his 2 dogs, Chris is keen on skiing, sailing and the occasional game of golf.

Roanna Darby

Roanna joined CMA Accountancy back in August 2014 after a spell working for a local bakery during the summer. Prior to joining CMA, Roanna completed her A-Levels at Winstanley College with a particular focus in business studies. Roanna has successfully completed her full AAT qualification since joining CMA, and is currently studying her ACCA exams to become a chartered accountant. Starting out as an apprentice, Roanna has developed into a full account manager handling all matter of affairs for her portfolio of clients, often supporting clients as they have developed into larger businesses. Outside of the office, Roanna continues to enjoy dancing, something she has been passionate about since her youth, and is an avid gym goer and book reader.

Kieran Fitzgerald

In August 2017, Kieran joined CMA Accountancy as a trainee accountant following the completion of his A-Levels at Runshaw College, studying Accounting, Maths and Film Studies. Since joining Kieran has successfully completed the full AAT qualification and is looking to begin his chartered tax exams in the near future. Kieran’s role has progressed from a trainee accountant to a full client manager and a key member of the team, covering all aspects of CMA’s services and working with a wide variety of industry sectors. Kieran has recently developed his role to work closer at hand with Chris focusing on the business and practice development at CMA. Kieran likes to unwind in his spare time taking long walks, supporting Wigan Athletic and watching the tennis.

Emma Spencer

Joining CMA Accountancy in March 2018, Emma is an AAT qualified accountant with nearly 30 years’ experience working in the industry. Initially working in industry for various companies in the retail, manufacturing and leisure sectors, Emma decided to see what life was like on the other side of the fence, and moved into a role working in practice. A dedicated full service account manager boasting strong relationships with her portfolio of clients, Emma is a key aspect of the CMA team. In her own time, Emma enjoys taking her dogs on walks, getting stuck into a book, keeping active with Yoga and HIIT classes at the gym or at home, and most important of all, spending time with her family and friends.

Naomi Gonzales

Naomi is CMA’s newest team member, joining us in July 2020 following a 9-month period at another accounting firm in the north-west. Currently studying her Level 3 AAT exams, Naomi is looking to continue through to becoming a fully qualified chartered accountant in the future. Naomi supports our 3 client managers undertaking a number of roles particularly focused around payroll processing, and bookkeeping duties. Despite being relatively new in her role at CMA, Naomi has become a key member of the team with her eye for detail and can-do attitude. In her spare time, Naomi enjoys keeping fit by going to the gym, with a particular interest in swimming, and socialising with her friends and family.


Myles is the latest recruit to the CMA team, joining in September 2021 as a trainee accountant. Before coming to work for CMA, Myles studied a vocational Business Studies course at St. John Rigby College, and during his time there actually had a work experience placement with our team in 2019. In the future Myles aims to be a fully qualified chartered accountant, and is beginning by studying the AAT Level 3 qualification and progressing through this qualification before advancing further. Outside of the office Myles likes to keep active by attending the gym, as well as playing football for the Winstanley Warriors. In addition to playing football, Myles also enjoys to watch the game too and is a supporter of his local Wigan Athletic.


Xero is a powerful all-in-one solution for your business. Run everything smoothly, keep tidy records, and make compliance a breeze. CMA will help you with th e transition and hold your hand along the way. We do it so well we have been awarded a Gold Partner.

Benefits of Xero:
Create branded invoices, send estimates and collect payments
Connect your business bank to automatically import transactions
Reduce lost time producing manual accounting records
Integrations with other powerful accounting and business support software’s
24/7 access, regardless of your location

Meet Our Advisors

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The leading provider of Company Accounts, Payroll and Bookkeeping in Wigan