Ellen Main-Jeffrey

Ellen Main-Jeffrey | Head of VAT services at accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock

Ellen Main-Jeffrey is head of VAT services at accountancy firm Burgis & Bullock and has specialised in VAT for over 35 years advising all kinds of business of all shapes and sizes.

Her career started with HMRC where she spent 10 years as a VAT inspector in London and the Midlands before going into practice. She then spent over 20 years in the Big Four in the Midlands and London gaining the broadest of experience working with clients in education, manufacturing, financial services, the NHS, suppliers to the NHS and in the private health and care sectors, automotive and retail. More recently Ellen spent four years with a mid-tier firm based in the City of London where she worked extensively with charities and is now recognised as a Charity VAT specialist.

Ellen is a Chartered Tax Adviser and a member of the VAT Practitioners Group. She regularly presents and writes articles on charity VAT, speaking at conferences organised by the Charity Finance Group, the ACCA and in-house.