Client Managers

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Phil Bellringer

Phil brings with him nine years of accountancy experience.  After completing an HND in accountancy and a trainee programme he joined Scopus Engineering as management accountant and in 2014 he qualified as a chartered accountant.  Joining SBP in 2018, he deals with accounts preparation, personal tax and assisting clients with a range of accountancy advice.

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Michael Buchan

Michael Buchan has 11 years of accounting experience, and began his career with The Dales Group. He moved to SBP seven years ago as an accounts assistant and has since advanced to his current managerial role.

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Sheila Arthur

Sheila trained with a local firm of chartered accountants and qualified as a CA in 1985 before moving to KPMG Thomson McLintock to broaden her experience. She joined Andrew Philip in 1998 and became a manager in 2009. Since the merger with SBP in March 2015, she continued as client principal. She is involved in looking after a mixed portfolio of clients and deals with accounts production, tax and audit. Sheila’s main interests are walking and aqua classes at the gym. She also enjoys learning foreign languages.


Maureen MacDonald

Maureen MacDonald has more than 30 years of accountancy experience, training and beginning her career with HM Revenue and Customs, where she specialised in taxation. She started work with SBP in 2010, and specialises in tax advice and returns. In her spare time, Maureen likes running, walking and horse riding. In 2015 she completed the Lochness Marathon for charity. 


Lynn MacKinnon

Lynn has worked with SBP since 2004 and has an in-depth understanding of local businesses and local issues. She provides accountancy and taxation services for sole traders, partnership and Limited Companies.  Lynn and her team work closely with clients to provide a range of services tailored to meet the needs of the individual business. Outside of work, Lynn is a leader in a local Girl Guiding group supporting young people to develop their potential. She is also a keen walker with the aim of walking one (or more) of the national long distance routes.