Duncan Ashman, FCA, Global Outsourcing Partner

Executive Summary

Duncan leads the Global Outsourcing team at BDO's centre of excellence in Bristol.

With over 25 years’ worth of experience, Duncan has specific expertise in two distinct areas:

  • Provision of outsourced accounting and compliance services
    Assisting global companies with a range of services from back office accounting to the management of global compliance. By using a rich mix of people. technology and experience, Duncan leads in finding solutions for large and complex projects that have to be handled with accuracy and in accordance with strict deadlines. Duncan has extensive experience in supporting the growth of international pharmaceutical and technology businesses.
  • Providing specialist assurance services to the property management industry particularly in respect of the provision of Independent Accountant's Reviews of service charge expenditure.
    Using BDO's innovative workflow management tool, eMOS (Electronic Management of Service Charges), Duncan works in partnership with clients who are market leaders in their own right to create tailored approaches, designed to meet is clients’ business objectives now and in the future. At the forefront of technical developments within the sector, Duncan is a member of the RICS Service Charge Working Party. He provides technical input on the accounting provisions of the RICS Code of Practice ‘Service Charges in Commercial Property’ and chaired the working party which drafted the ICAEW Technical Release 03/11 ‘Accountants’ Reports on Commercial Property Service Charge Accounts’.