Claire Bufton

Senior Finance Manager, Guernsey

Claire Bufton

Claire is a chartered accountant specialising in accounting for offshore structures and is responsible for supervision of the client and internal accounting services in the Guernsey office. Claire has over 14 years’ experience auditing predominantly offshore structures.

After completing her accountancy training at a ‘big four’ firm, Claire continued her career in audit until June 2022, where she specialised in the audit of offshore entities including fiduciary, fund and investment structures ranging from small entities to large multinational listed structures. As a result of her career in audit Claire has considerable experience of both IFRS and UK GAAP accounting frameworks applied across entities located in various offshore jurisdictions, including Guernsey, Jersey and the British Virgin Islands.

Claire is a qualified chartered accountant and fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales, as well as a full member of the Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment.

Key experience

  • Advising and supporting client teams with complex accounting issues
  • Preparation of financial statements
  • Delivering IFRS and UK GAAP accountancy training


  • Claire enjoys spending time with family and friends, which is often centred around the exercise and care of beloved pets. As a lifelong equestrian and a fan of motorsport Claire is passionate about all things “horsepower” related.