About Our Firm

Here to help you achieve your financial goals and overcome your challenges! 


  • Building a long-term partnership to meet your goals
  • Prompt responses to ensure you feel heard and valued
  • Friendly and accessible who welcome any inquiries and concerns


  • Extensive knowledge and expertise
  • Utilising fully-qualified Chartered Accountants and Tax Advisers
  • Proven track record of successfully handling complex financial challenges

Value for Money

  • Saving you time and money
  • For a low, fixed monthly fee
  • Guiding you on a path to financial success

Who We Are

Professional Accountants and Tax Advisers

We are part of the Certax Accounting franchise who have provided professional Accountancy and Tax Advisory services to business owners and local communities for over 25 years. We are based in Stockport, Cheshire, serving small to medium-sized businesses and limited companies.

We have the expertise to deal with the accounting and tax requirements of any individual and business. These include accounts, corporation tax, self-assessment, VAT returns, payroll, bookkeeping, tax planning and advice and cloud accounting. Now is the time to choose a better Accountant whose goal is to ensure your financial well-being.

Why Choose Us?

Approachable & Trustworthy

  • We pride ourselves on being approachable and honest.
  • We recognise that accounting can be intimidating and overwhelming.
  • Howevr our friendly team is readily available to provide you with guidance and assurance whenever you need it.


  • We use fully qualified Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers who have experience advising some of the largest companies in the world at the Big-4 level.
  • We endeavour to apply this expertise and know-how to provide our clients with a complete and rounded service.

Value for Money

  • We strive to ensure that the services we deliver are perceived as being value for money.
  • We aim to take away your headache of dealing with your tax affairs, ensuring that your business is structured efficiently so you can help grow it to the next level.
  • We do all of this for a low, fixed monthly price!

“Certax helps with our monthly accounting; they produce our payroll and manage our monthly management accounts, meaning, when it comes to the year end Certax can produce a final draft of the accounts very promptly.”


Managing Director IT Consultancy

“Certax combines a true interest in our business with deep understanding of the administrative and fiscal environment. Any question is met by a keen desire to find a real solution, within the boundaries (and for us, maze) of legal and administrative regulations.”



Our Details

Key Facts

Company Name: Taxscape Ltd t/a Certax Accounting (South Manchester)
Company Registration number: 14950877
Directors: Muhammad Javid Akhter
Data Protection Registration No: ZB575727
VAT Registration No: 443524506
Terms of Business: Our full Terms of Business are available on request

Our team

Our Team of Experts

A highly experienced accounting team ready to assist your business
Javid Akhter

Javid Akhter

Director - [Cloud Specialist]

I have a Master’s Degree in Computer Science and have over 32 years of senior management and consultancy experience working in a variety of large organisations within the Banking, Defence, Law, Professional & Financial Services, IT and Telecommunications sectors. I am dedicated to proactively caring for our clients in the manner they deserve.

My goal is to ensure that we approach our work with a modern perspective, prioritising exceptional customer service above all else. I enjoy spending time with my family, going to the gym and staying healthy.

Usman Javid

Usman Javid

Senior Manager - [Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser]

I am an ICAEW Chartered Accountant and a CIOT Chartered Tax Adviser. My notable academic achievements include a Distinction in the OMB CIOT exam and achieving number 1 in the world and the Whinney Prize in the July 2022 ICAEW Case Study exam! 

I began my career at Deloitte, one of the world’s largest accountancy and professional services firms, within the Audit and Assurance service line where I spent 3 ½ years working on some of the largest Financial Services companies in the world.

I also have 1 ½ years experience in the Corporation Tax department within Deloitte where I assisted multinational groups and large family businesses with Corporation Tax compliance and advisory matters.

I am motivated to delivering exceptional value for our clients and assisting them to grow their businesses and become successful. In my spare time, I enjoy going to the gym, watching football and watching Formula 1.

Contact Us

We offer a no fee no obligation consultation at a location convenient for you… it has never been easier to start saving money.


+44 161 222 9800

196 Higher Hillgate, Stockport, SK1 3QY

M-F: 9am-5pm, S-S: Closed

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