Our Firm

Founded in 1886 Walter Dawson & Son is an experienced firm of Chartered Accountants and Statutory Auditors in Yorkshire including Bradford, Elland, Huddersfield, Leyburn, Northallerton and York.

We have been advising businesses for over five generations and pride ourselves on our individual approach to your finances, whether you are starting up in business or already well-established. Our personal, partner-led service offers value for money and professional, straightforward advice providing you with a service tailored to suit your specific needs.

Our aim is to be your go-to advisor, and we achieve this by listening, supporting, and evaluating each circumstance, enabling us to provide innovative and personalised solutions specifically for you. We are confident that our proactive and partner-led approach will help you grow your business, minimise your tax liability and maximise your personal wealth.

Our Mission

At Walter Dawson, our mission is to train and inspire all our team members to be experts in their chosen fields. We listen, support, and evaluate, enabling us to provide innovative solutions for our clients.


Our Culture

We have come a long way over the years, and we are proud of where we are heading. Our people, values and beliefs are important to us, they are at the heart of everything we do. Our mission is at our centre, and all the work we do is built on our four company values.


We love what we do; we love our clients; we’re full of inspiration and energy.  


We’re open; friendly and easy to talk to; we don’t just hear our clients, we listen to them.


 We see the bigger picture and we think outside the box, always looking for new ideas and new ways to help.


 We are determined, sincere and committed; our clients know they have our unfailing loyalty.

Our Purpose

To be your trusted advisors, adding value to your business, helping achieve your ambitions and building a successful future.

Our Vision

Our vision is to have our customers at the heart of all our decisions and advice.


Our Brand 


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Our sustainability mission

A sustainable future is greatly important to us at Walter Dawson & Son and we have begun making changes to ensure our business is delivering on strong environmental, diverse and ethical principles as we journey towards net-zero. We have an ambition to be carbon neutral by 2030.

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