James Pitt

About James Pitt


James is an audit and assurance partner at James Cowper Kreston based in our Oxford office. James qualified as a Chartered Accountant with the firm before leaving to work for one of the Big Four. He returned as an audit manager in 2010 before progressing to partner in May 2017. As well as being a member of the Institute of Charted Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW) he hold the ICAEW Diploma in IFRS.


James’ portfolio consists of a variety of largely corporate clients, including start ups, owner-managed businesses, international companies and groups, and publicly listed companies.

James has experience working in a wide range of sectors but with particular emphasis on technology and manufacturing industries.

Current strategic projects: 

For many clients the work undertaken is centred around the annual year-end process. This provides the opportunity to give a wide range of business and tax related advice to clients.

James also undertakes a number of specific projects with clients. Recent projects include:

  • Undertaking due diligence on a potential acquisition for a client.

  • Advising on the accounting and taxation issues of a company restructure.

  • Advising on the set up of a number of group companies internationally.

  • Advising on the accounting requirements in respect of a Tier 1 (Entrepreneur) visa.

Email: James Pitt

Tel: +44(0)1865 861166