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Meet The Team

We are a dedicated team which strives to provide success to our clients in regards to all their accountancy needs. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well dealing with specific matters.

Mark Simmons FCCA MAAT – Managing Director

Mark has almost thirty years’ experience in the accountancy profession dealing with owner managed businesses. As well as ensuring that their accounts and tax affairs are in order and any liability minimised Mark deals with all manner of clients’ problems; finding solutions and communicating these to clients in a clear, efficient and cost effective manner.  Outside of work Mark Enjoys walking his dogs, going to festivals, wargaming and learning about Medieval and Roman history.

Julia Brown FCCA-MAAT – Client Manager

Julia has worked in accountancy for over 15 years, progressing through the ranks to gain a wide experience of accountancy and tax issues. She is a Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. Outside of the office Julia enjoys painting , pilates & running.

Aisha Waldron – Marketing Manager – Company Secretary & PA

Aisha is our longest serving employee with over fifteen years experience in company secretarial work with the firm.   Aisha works updating client limited company statutory records, completing minutes and resolutions, dealing with all manner of Company Secretarial compliance and more recently dealing with all our marketing  & website matters.  Outside of work Aisha enjoys attending to her allotment, walking her dogs, photography,  music, loves her cats and most importantly  being a mum.

Lauran Hurst MAAT – Senior Accounting Technician

Lauran has 9 + years experience and works part time mainly dealing with accounts preparation and taxation work,  Lauran enjoys being a Mum to her two small children, taking day trips with the family,  socialising with friends and loves nothing better than a beach holiday in the sunshine.

Shane White – VAT/Bookkeeper/Accounts Assistant

Shane works full time organising clients books and records, completion of client bookkeeping and VAT returns, completion of detailed analysis work, bank reconciliations and dealing with all manner of office file and data management.  Outside of work Shane enjoys carpentry and design, movies, reading, cycling and golf.

Joanna Dabrowska MAAT – Payroll Officer/Junior Accounting Technician

Joanna’s principal duties include bookkeeping, Payroll and accounts preparation along with VAT,  . Joanna enjoys spending time reading, travelling and cooking.

Samantha Stadden – Trainee Accounting Technician

Sam is our most recent member of staff and is currently studying AAT qualifications with potential ACCA goals in the next few years. When her head is not in a book, she is adventuring with her children around the UK and Europe, and loves to bake much to the enjoyment of her colleagues.

Bella Simmons- Company mascot

Bella the spaniel has no experience in accountancy what so ever but is a very valued member of the team. She is always ready at the door to greet our existing clients with a friendly wag of the tail and is especially fond of the postman (in a good way) Bella has been Marks right hand companion for 11+ years.

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