About us

Northampton Accountants, Paul Slater & Co

Dedicated to delivering a first class client service

Paul Slater & Co was established in 1992 and today we continue to build on our enviable reputation for providing excellent advice and first class service to our business and personal clients alike. We have many clients in the local Northampton community and service businesses, small and large, across many sectors including:

  • agriculture/horticulture;
  • the professions;
  • the service sector;
  • the construction industry;
  • manufacturers; and
  • retailers.

As well as general accountancy and tax skills, our two partners also have individual specialist skills, which enables us to provide clients with a first class service as and when required. With our wealth of experience we pride ourselves on delivering an unparalleled service to all clients, whatever their size or sector.

In addition to traditional accounting and tax services we also provide advice on how to improve and develop your business. Whether you need an integrated business strategy, access to corporate finance or specialist tax advice we are here to help you achieve your goals.

Paul Slater

Paul has over 40 years experience in the accountancy profession. He has considerable expertise in helping company’s, partnerships, self-employed and private individuals plan for their future and meet their financial obligations. He has an all round knowledge of business and he is results orientated, Paul thrives on a challenge and has the ability to turn negatives into positives, he is creative, innovative and proactive. The accountant you need working with you to drive forward with your business.

Paul passed his Chartered Accountancy exams in the top 10% in the country, he went on to join Whinney Murray in London where he worked on Public Companies learning his trade and gaining valuable experience. He was a partner at Dove Naish for over 16 years before setting up his own company. Paul holds an Accreditation Mediation certificate from the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators of which he is a member.

Caroline Bailey

Caroline has been with us at Paul Slater and Co since 2014 and brings with her valuable experience in the commercial sector most previously in the accounts department of a tool hire company. Caroline undertakes all aspects of the role including VAT Returns, Accounts, Payroll and Taxation and is continuing her ongoing training with ACCA towards a Diploma in Accounting and Business. Caroline has advanced skills working with VT Transaction, and a wealth of other software programs. Caroline is a valued member of the team who has a good relationship with the clients. Blessed with a commonsense approach to dealing with the authorities and solving problems. Her active participation in the guiding movement shows through in her sensitive approach with the clients.

Aniqa Ahmed

Bsc Accounting & Finance

ACCA (part qualified)

Aniqa joined us last year and has a wealth of experience in the financial sector. She graduated from the University of Northampton with a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Accounting and Finance. She is local to Kingsthorpe and went to Northampton School for Girls. Aniqa has a very active participation in volunteering with various charity organisations.

She has gained the following ACCA Exemptions: F1 Accountant in Business, F2 Management Accounting, F3 Financial Accounting, F4 Corporate and Business Law, F6 Taxation, F7 Financial Reporting, F8 Audit and Assurance, F9 Financial Management.

She is working towards a full ACCA qualification and is on course to become a fully qualified certified accountant by the end of this year.

She also has a CIMA Exemption in Enterprise Operations and has used most of the accountancy software programs. Aniqa works hard to prepare your Accounts, Tax Returns, VAT and monthly Payroll; many of the clients appreciate her hard work and sharp sense of humour.


She has nearly 30 years experience with the business in all its aspects. She has been instrumental in developing the IT the business uses, going from Amstrad in the late 80’s to high end Computers and equipment, working to use and develop software programs and internet security. In all this time she has been actively involved on a day to day basis with all these factors. Pro active in looking after the needs of clients and the business.

Require more information?

If you would like more information or would like to speak to us direct then call us on 01604 714471. Or if you would prefer, ask us a question online.

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