Partner at Bury St Edmunds accountants in final three for national award

Paul Donno
Paul Donno
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An accountant and partner at a firm in Bury St Edmunds has been shortlisted as one of the top three in the country in a leading industry awards.

Paul Donno from Jacobs Allen Chartered Accountants is in line for the British Accountancy Awards accounting technician of the year award.

“The British accountancy awards in the pinnacle award in our profession and I am really pleased to have been shortlisted,” said Mr Donno.

“This could not have been possible without a great team around me and I believe that the team at Jacobs Allen is absolutely first class in every way.”

Mr Donno will attend a gala dinner at The Pavilion at The Tower of London on November 20, when he will find out if he has won the award.

The ceremony will be attended by around 800 people from across the profession.

Jacobs Allen is based in Abbeygate Street in Bury, and has another office in Haverhill.

Mr Donno said: “Being shortlisted for such a prestigious award is not easy and I am very happy to be in the top three of the country.

“I am pleased for Bury and Haverhill to be recognised as well.”

Mr Donno is a Fellow of the Association of Accounting Technicians.

He established his own accountancy practice Paul Donno & Co in 1993.

After 18 years running a thriving practice, he merged his business with Jacobs Allen in March last year.

Since then the firm has gone from strength to strength and it is continuing to grow, attracting new clients as well as retaining existing ones through its quality of service.

Jacobs Allen offer a tailor package to business owners covering everything from planning for the future to complex tax solutions.

Jacobs Allen was commended in the Business of the Year category in the Bury Free Press Business Awards last year.

It also won the St Nicholas Hospice Towergate Accumulator Challenge in 2012 for the second time in three years.

The team raised money for Prostate Cancer UK by taking part in Movember .

It has also been raising money for the Workwise charity in Bury St Edmunds.

To contact the firm telephone its offices on 01284 704260 or 01440 707184 or email

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