Chiene + Tait appoints VAT specialist Grant Mackay to Inverness team
Chiene + Tait (C+T) has announced the appointment of Grant Mackay, a VAT specialist with more than 25 years’ experience, to its Inverness team.
With experience across in a number of core sectors including agriculture, landed estates, charities, public sector and owner-managed businesses, Mr Mackay joins from ‘Big Four’ firm EY where he spent over two decades advising clients throughout the Highlands & Islands, Scotland, and other parts of the UK.
Earlier in his career, he served as a VAT Inspector for HM Customs & Excise and he also worked with an independent VAT consultancy advising NHS clients.
Mr Mackay returns to frontline accountancy practice after completing a recent sabbatical where he worked with leading environmental charity Changeworks, as the Centre Manager for the Highlands & Islands. He led the team in its successful delivery of the Home Energy Scotland contract with the Energy Saving Trust.
Iain Masterton, C+T’s head of VAT, said: “Grant’s appointment is significant for the firm’s VAT Team and our Inverness operation. He brings a wealth of diverse business experience and has developed in-depth knowledge from working across many of our core client sector. He will add further strength and dynamism to our growing team.
Grant Mackay added: “I am excited to be working with the successful and ambitious C+T VAT team and joining the firm’s expanding Inverness operation. C+T has established a strong reputation across the Highlands since opening its Inverness office. I look forward to contributing to its further growth by supporting its clients on a range of VAT-related matters and wider business issues.”