admin@jpmagson.com +256 414 259 013/+256 414 259 014

Our Team

At JPMAGSON we believe that you set high performance standards for the professional advisors you select for the organisation, and will expect nothing less from your professional advisers than the best quality service. You need a team of advisors who can proactively use their cumulative knowledge to proactively address the issues you face.

Whenever an assignment is to be undertaken, we assemble a strong engagement team which is experienced, qualified and trained, with the ability to deliver a high quality engagement and provide sound professional advice.
In order to ensure timely service of the required quality, the firm has assembles a service team of highly qualified and experienced professionals.  Our qualified staffs are Chartered or Certified Accountants (UK), Certified Public Accountants of Kenya, and Certified Public Accountants of Uganda.  We have a training programme to ensure continuous professional training of our staff and that new recruit’s get appropriate training.

We believe that excellence in professional services is wholly dependent on the quality of the people providing them.  You have a right to expect a great deal more than merely a competent job.  We expect top amongst your requirements is a team that understand your business and the key issues it faces in growing and developing to meet your aims.  You need professionals who will work as a team both within our staff and with your management.  In addition, you need to be assured of access, whenever necessary, to the senior staff – partner and manager – working on the job so that the greatest benefit can be gained from their considered and proactive business advice, at all times. JP MAGSON ensures that your expectations are met if not exceeded.

Our senior professionals are members of their respective professional and regulatory bodies in which they have good standing status. All our partners are licensed practicing members Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and all professionals are required to keep up to date with the requirements of their chosen relevant professional bodies, the Continuous Professional Development (CPD), the IFAC Code of Professional Conduct and the requirements of JP MAGSON internal policies and procedures.
Our professional team is led by the partners.

CPA Musabe James Magson BSc

Managing Patner


James is our current overall team leader responsible to envisioning the pathway for the current and tomorrow’s JP MAGSON. As the Managing Partner he has overall responsibility for overall quality, achieving JP MAGSON’s goals and growth plans in addition, to having ultimate responsibility for client and employee satisfaction at the firm.


James will draw upon his over 14 years’ experience in accounting and management in Uganda to anticipate and address the issues and risks that our clients face.  As the leader of our service team, James is available all the time for prompt attention to our clients’ needs and to answer their enquiries along with other partners.
He is a Member of the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) and an Associate Member of the Association of Certified Public Examiners (ACFE). He holds a BSc Accounting & Finance of Kyambogo University, Professional Accountancy Certificate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales (ICAEW), Corporate Treasury Management Certificate of the Association of Corporate Treasurers (ACT) and he is currently finalising the two modules to qualify with a Masters of Business Administration (MBA-Finance) at University of Durham, Durham Business School, United Kingdom.
Before joining JP MAGSON he gain experience have worked as a Senior Manager at Semu & Associates Certified Public Accountants from 2005 to 2007, Senior Associate Manager in Finmats & Associates, Certified Public Accountants and Head of Finance and Administration at Eagle Air Limited and African Queen Limited

CPA Lukwago Edward BSc, MBA

Patner


Edward supports James in the management of the affairs of the firm and ensuring that our clients receive a quality service at all times. Edward will draw upon his over 10 years’ experience in accounting and management in Uganda to anticipate and address the issues and risks that our clients face.


He is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (CPAK), Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU), and holds a Bachelor of Science and Diploma in Education of Makerere University Kampala, BSc Accounting & Finance of Kyambogo University, a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) of Nkozi University and Diploma in Taxation of East African School of Taxation.
Edward Joined JP MAGSON as an engagement supervisor and grew through the ranks to a partner. Before joining JP MAGSON he gain experience have worked at Nexus & Company Certified Public Accountants and training of professional accountants at various education institutions in Uganda.

Other staffs that are university graduates in various fields and are training for their professional qualifications including ACCA, CPA (K) and CPA (U) support our partners and managers. They have undergone our in-house training and have been exposed to the work we do and the JP MAGSON approaches.