John Bush

Finance Manager
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John Bush works as Finance Manager at Express Solicitors, having joined the firm in August 2014. John is responsible for overseeing the Accounts department and specialises in problem solving and improving systems.

When asked what he enjoys most about his role at Express, John commented: “I’m really enjoying the fresh challenge and the chance to delve into a new accounting system and the procedures that come with it. I’ve also been impressed by the dynamism of the firm and the friendliness of the staff.”

John ensures that he pays particular attention to the finer details which helps greatly in his decision making. As well as proving himself as a competent number cruncher, John has a good head for the commercial aspects of running a business successfully. Working with the Accounts department, John is happy to offer help and advice and is an approachable member of the team.

Before joining Express Solicitors, John worked at Leech & Co Solicitors where he introduced and improved the accounting systems, during a period of growth in annual fees from £10m to £28m, managing a department of 11 staff.

John lives in Royton, Oldham and enjoys spending most of his time with his children aged 2 and 5.

John plays and watches football and is a season ticket holder for League One team -Oldham Athletic. John also collects vintage Matchbox cars and has around a thousand in total.

John’s favourite quote comes from British philosopher, logician, mathematician and political activist, Bertrand Russell: “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.”