Welcome to
Smith Craven

Established in 1928; Smith Craven is one of the largest firms of Chartered Accountants in the area.

Who Does Smith Craven
Act For?

Our clients range from: Owner Managed Businesses, Foreign Subsidiaries, Non for Profit Organisation’s and Public Sector

It All Adds Up

Our services include Audit, Accountancy, Payroll, Tax Planning & Compliance and Business Development

Dedicated to
Clients’ Success

The Firms adage underpins all they advocate: Clients are at the core of all we do. Our business is our clients.

Smith Craven

It’s All About the Numbers:

Some interesting things about Smith Craven that you should know.

  • £83,300 Average Grant Funding Per Month Smith Craven have helped secure £1m+ of Government Funds (average £83,300 per month), to support their clients during the financial year 2014/2015
  • 48 Staff Members Our approach has been backed up by highly trained and experienced professional staff.
  • 53 Startup’s Smith Craven continuously strive to help start up businesses get off the ground.
  • 155 Years experience of Partners/Associates Smith Craven's partners boast an incredible amount of experience.

Smith Cravens’ Services

The Partners are always available for a free initial consultation and our team
will be pleased to speak to you regarding any of the following:

  • Tax Planning & Compliance Services Smith Cravens’ pro-active approach to tax planning means you’ll be advised on all areas of taxation. More Info
  • Payroll Services Expect a personal, confidential and cost-effective payroll service tailored to suit your needs. More Info
  • Business Services Achieve your business objectives and gain confidence for the future. More Info
  • Audit Risk, Governance and Internal Control are the competencies that underpin the Audit Team and Smith Cravens’ roles and responsibilities to their clients. More Info
  • Contractors Services Smith Craven offer a specialist service for Contractors due to the nature of the business and the tax legislation. More Info
  • Start Up Smith Craven has developed their core business by providing specialist knowledge in raising finance for business start-ups. More Info
  • Corporate Services Expect high standards of professionalism and confidentiality in the corporate field. More Info
  • Business Growth Division Smith Craven assist clients controlled, accelerated and sustainable growth, via strategic planning, coaching and training. More Info

Meet the partners

The partners value more than big budgets.
Smith Craven do their best to meet their customers expectations,
view the Senior Leadership Team »

  • Andy Cribb FCA Managing Partner

    "Managing Partner Andy qualified as an Accountant in 1988, commenced work at Smith Craven in 1992, before becoming Partner in the firm in 1997. He has a wealth of experience and extends this beyond Smith Craven, through his commitment and involvement in other organisations: Chair of Oasis Aquila Housing, Chair of St Mary’s Community Centre, Vice Chair of the Sheffield Diocesan Board of Finance, Chair of Finance of Greenbelt Festival".
  • Kelvin Fitton FCA Partner

    "Kelvin obtained a degree in Economics at Lancaster University before qualifying as an Accountant in 1994. He joined Smith Craven that same year and became a Partner in 2000. He is committed to supporting the local economy; by extending his knowledge and experience via his relationships with clients, his involvement as Vice President of the local Chamber of Commerce, Vice Chair of Finance for Enterprise (formally Donbac) & Treasurer of Doncaster CVS".
  • James Ryan FCCA Partner

    "James has many years experience working within the Accountancy sector and has such has built a sound reputation specifically in the North Nottinghamshire Area. James joined Smith Craven in 2004 and became a Partner in 2008. He currently heads up the Worksop and Chesterfield Offices".
  • David Middlemass FCCA Partner

    "David joined Smith Craven in 2001 and qualified as an Accountant later that year. He became an Associate in the firm in 2006 before becoming a Partner in 2014. David holds the position of Non Executive Director at Doncaster based charity Refurnish".