About us

As proactive Exeter based Accountants, offering competitive accounting solutions, we believe the client comes first, we support your every business need and we work for you to always get the best possible result.

We are very much a family accounting business located in Exeter, Devon and we all work very closely together. Key members are:


Mike Smith Chartered Accountant

Mike Smith F.C.A is director and founder of M J Smith & Co Ltd.

Mike is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants and he has had 40 years professional experience which has been sandwiched around a spell working, at a very senior level, for a construction group.

This group grew from a very small company, to a group with a £30 million turnover, while Mike was working there. Mike is very experienced and has particular expertise in company and taxation matters. Contact mike@mjsmith.co.uk


Miles Smith Chartered Accountant

Miles Smith F.C.C.A

Miles started his working life in the construction industry having obtained an HND in Building Studies.

In 1992 Miles joined Mike in the practice and has since become a fellow of the Association  of  Chartered Certified Accountants and has now had 25 years professional experience. He is also Certified Xero and Quickbook advisor.

Miles is well versed in all matters relative to the practice but he is outstanding in his management accounting skills and installing systems to produce monthly management reporting. Miles enjoys and manages the practices social media and is very proactive in his support for clients businesses. Contact miles@mjsmith.co.uk


Victoria Marshall Certified Accounting Technician

Victoria Marshall C.A.T

Vicki joined the practice in 1994 and has a qualification as a Certified Accounting Technician and in Business Office Information Systems.

She looks after payroll and auto-enrolment for clients as well as book-keeping, accounts preparation and preparing VAT Returns for clients. Vicki’s experience working for a major bank proves to be a useful background. Contact vicki@mjsmith.co.uk


Tom Smith Chartered Association of Certified Accountants

Tom Smith A.C.C.A

Tom is the most recent member of the family to join the team 9 years ago. He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, he also has an Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business and is a Certified Xero and FreeAgent advisor. He has become a valuable member of the team.  Contact tom@mjsmith.co.uk


The most senior members of our team have the experience which is probably almost unique amongst practicing accountants of actually having worked in the construction industry.

Miles Smith has an HND in Building Studies and has worked for Wimpey Homes amongst others.

Mike Smith joined a small building company and by the time he left, to set up M J Smith & Co Ltd, he was joint managing director of the company which had a turnover of £30 million.

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