About The Diocese > Contacts > St James House Staff > Finance

Our finance team provides expert financial support to the Diocese. They manage the Diocesan accounts to ensure that we are on a strong financial footing.

The Finance Team is responsible for investments, producing the annual diocesan accounts, budget setting, dealing with parish share, monitoring and reporting. They also deal with sales and purchase ledger, assigned fees and properties. The team also provides parish assistance, loans for parishes, and clergy assistance loans.
Who's Who
If you have an enquiry or need help and support then you can contact the team on

0151 705 2170

Matt Elliott
Director of Finance
Tel: 0151 705 2170

Hazel Cookson
Accounts Assistant

(Purchase Ledger)
Tel: 0151 705 2123

John Allan
Accounts Assistant

(Clergy Support)
Tel: 0151 705 2138