Harley joined Martin Kenney & Co in July 2022, after graduating from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) in 2018 with a First-Class degree in Accounting and Finance, achieving Dean’s List status. 

In 2021 he completed a Master’s degree in Financial Investigation with grade distinction, again from UCLan, with a dissertation specialising in Forensic Accounting and once more was recognised in the Dean’s List awards. The Masters provided him with an understanding of asset recovery and discovery processes, and dealings within complex cases.

Harley is a full practicing member of the ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), having qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2021.

Since joining the firm he has qualified as a Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialist (CAMS) with the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), and also qualified as a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) with the world’s largest anti-fraud organisation, the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE).

Harley trained with a local firm in Blackpool, England, starting as an accountant in 2017, before moving to KPMG as Audit Assistant Manager in 2021, managing audit engagement for a range of clients including FTSE-listed entities. 

He has wide-ranging experience in audit and assurance engagements, corporate accounts, corporate taxation, business and personal tax, along with other finance and accounting-related matters.