About Us

Established accounting firm in Dundee

Accountants that you can trust to listen to your needs and act in accordance with your requirements, taking the stress out of the red tape and compliance issues for you. Choose Bird Simpson & Co for quality and professional accountancy services. We're well-versed in all aspects of accounting and financial services.

Our company profile

Complementing the four partners in the practice, we have a strong team who all contribute to customer service. Our staff includes chartered accountants and experienced professionals, all of whom have a number of years in general practice providing audit, accountancy and taxation services to clients. We are a training firm and engage and train students under the ICAS training courses and ACCA training.

Our full-time IFA manager will provide clients with expert advice on all investment matters.

Our range of taxation services ensures clients have access to both compliance and planning services.

We also have a dedicated payroll department to ensure clients’ payrolls are processed timeously each pay period and all year end procedures are completed. Bookkeeping services are also provided supplying informative and relevant feedback on the transactions processed.

The practice is completed by our administrative team who all contribute to ensuring our client service is carried out in an efficient and effective manner. With many years of experience in the business, we have acquired an excellent reputation as a reliable accounting firm in Dundee.

Neil Young

Neil joined the firm in 1994 as an ICAS trainee and became a partner in 2001.

Neil has a general portfolio of clients, including accounts preparation, audit and taxation clients.

Within the firm, Neil takes responsibility for reviewing disclosure and audit requirements within limited company accounts.

Outside work, Neil enjoys running, cycling and swimming, often participating in local triathlons, road races and cross-country events.

A keen mountaineer, Neil also enjoys travel, reading and the gym.

Alison Wilson

Alison graduated from Dundee University with an M.A. (Hons) in Accountancy and Psychology.

She joined Bird Simpson & Co in 1988 and qualified as a C. A. in 1991.

Like the other partners, she has a wide-ranging portfolio of clients, including corporate clients, charitable organisations, partnerships and individuals.

Her work covers all areas of taxation, audit and accountancy.

Alison is married, and her two girls ensure that part-time taxi driver can be added to her CV.

Philip Garland

Philip, who lives in Forfar, worked as a research chemist in London before obtaining an accountancy qualification at Heriot Watt University.

He commenced with the firm as a trainee in 1976 and qualified in 1979 having gained the Sir William McLintock prize in the professional examinations.

He has a wide experience in general practice and particularly enjoys working in niche areas such as solicitors, charities, family trusts and inheritance tax planning.

Philip is married and has three teenage children. When he’s not busy with his family, he enjoys gardening, and dog walking.

Murray Dalgety

Murray commenced training with Bird Simpson & Co in 1989, qualifying as a C.A. in 1992 and became a partner in the firm in 1999.

Murray has a broad portfolio of clients covering all areas of general practice but also specialises in auditing in particular for Charities and Housing Associations.

Murray is also the Staff Partner, responsible for recruiting staff and trainees and dealing with general staffing matters.

Outside of work Murray is a busy father of two. His children are successful swimmers and consequentially Murray is heavily involved in the running of Dundee City Aquatics Swimming Club. 

Call us on 
01382 227 841 for affordable accounting services in Dundee
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