Staff profiles

Chris Dix – Managing Director

C W Dix Limited was founded by Chris Dix who has been a practicing accountant for many years. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Chris has lived in the Wakefield Area for most of his life and has an excellent knowledge of the business community in West Yorkshire in particular. He has a vast wealth of experience gained working for both large and small businesses alike.

Chris has an extensive range of professional contacts who he works closely with to provide his clients with the best advice possible.

Chris is married to Alison and has two grown up children and one grandson. He has a keen interest in sport, particularly cricket and both rugby codes. A member of Yorkshire County Cricket Club, Chris is also a lifelong supporter of Wakefield Trinity and a former Chairman and Secretary of Sandal RUFC.

Chris is a supporter of many local charities. He is currently actively involved in WACCL, a Wakefield based children’s charity and was previously a Trustee for Sports Aid Yorkshire & Humberside, a charity supporting highly talented young sports men and women.

Carolyn Harman – Senior Manager

Carolyn is a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant and has worked with Chris for many years. Like Chris, she has extensive experience of working closely with clients to provide the solution to their problems. She is very much a “hands on” Accountant who is trusted and highly respected by her clients and colleagues alike.

Carolyn has a detailed practical knowledge of many accounting packages including SAGE, Pegasus and Xero and is a regular first port of call for clients with a problem.

Alison Dix – Payroll Manager and Administration

After a great deal of persuasion, Alison finally joined the team in August 2016 having worked for many years at Silcoates School as PA to the Head of Junior School. Initially dealing with all aspects of the general office, Alison is also responsible for the day to day running of payroll bureau. Alison is often the first person a client will meet and ensures the office runs as smoothly as possible at all times.

Alison has many interests, not least her grown up son and daughter and also her grandson. Alison is a season ticket holder at Leeds United.

Nell Auty – Trainee Accountant

Nell joined as an apprentice in August 2018 and has already made great strides in her professional development within the team. Nell has already completed her AAT levels 3 and 4 before embarking on the next stage of her career development when she will commence her studies for ACCA.

Although Nell is the youngest member of the team, it is already clear that she is very focused in her ambition to become a fully qualified accountant. Nell is highly regarded by her work colleagues and clients alike as not only is she eager to learn she is as equally willing to assist others where she can. Nell adopts a very mature approach to everything she does. Her skill set is developing all the time, she is always willing to take on new challenges and we are delighted she is part of our team.

Rachel Dix – Trainee Accountant & Business Development

Having graduated from University, Rachel initially followed a career in teaching but a career change has seen her re training as an Accountant. Rachel has already brought a lot of new ideas to the day to day running of the business via the management skills she developed in Education.

Rachel has quickly developed her own business contacts and is already bringing new clients to the practice.

Rachel is interested in most sports, having played competitive Netball and Hockey for a number of years. She is also a season ticket holder at Leeds United.

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