Meet The Team
Our team now consists of over 60 staff with a wide range of skills and experience. We provide a friendly, jargon-free service which encourages our clients to stay with us and recommend us to others.
Anissa Flint, James Grantham, Laura Clark, Elizabeth Darbinean, Angie King, Laura Hilton, Chris Deare, Lucy Chadwick, Helen Perry, Katharine Allen, Ash Bowler, Oliver Ridley, Shannon Crooks, Kim Strachan, Harriet Stewart, Gill Hamilton-Orr, Amy Phillips
Management Accounts Team:
Admin & Support Team:
Accounts & Trainees:
Vijay Giga , Sam Richards, Angharad Evans, Sharon Lam, Amy Michnowicz, Benz Walshe, Nicky Tolton, Wendy Noel, Ellie Blackmore, Josh Etherington, Joseph Hill, Joel Goacher, Angelika Simpson, Mia Qaiser, Ethan Whalley, Luke Wells, Jack Stanley
Victoria Mason FCCA – Partner
Accountant, Mum, Taekwondo, Happy, Lucky & Lives Life To Max
Andy Dunham FCCA – Partner
Football, martial arts, family and a curry with friends
Carol Rigby FCA – Partner
Skiing, running, having fun with my little son
John Sowton – Associate
Golf, football, cricket and almost any sport that involves socialising with friends and colleagues
Hannah Doherty FCCA – Audit Partner
Family, comedy shows, gym, adventurous hobbies and decorating cakes
James Phillips FCCA – Partner
Father of two girls, music, West Ham, Craft beer, city breaks and good long country walks
Gemma Wall FCCA – Associate
Skiing, Marathon training, Holidays, Exercise and Prosecco
James Burt FCCA – Associate
Gym, Football, Frequent festival goer, socialising over a few pints.
Paul Smethers-Head of Tax
Gym, boxing, classic cars, cycling, family, hard rock music, concerts, travel, food and red wine
Anissa Flint ACCA – Manager to Andy Dunham
I enjoy playing netball, bounce fitness classes, catching up with family and friends over food and beach holidays
James Grantham FCCA – Manager to James Phillips
Video games, comic books, American football, basketball, cricket and whisky!
Laura Clark FCCA – Manager to Victoria Mason
Socialising with friends & family,reading,baking,theatre trips, walking my dog.
Elizabeth Darbinean FCCA – Manager to Barry Carden
Spending time with my two young children and family, eating cake, drinking gin and more recently running
Angie King – Payroll Manager
Walking, reading, cinema, socialising, family, cooking, holidays.
Laura Hilton – Manager to Carol Rigby
Family is really important to me,love music, reading and going to the theatre
Chris Deare ACCA – Manager to Victoria Mason
Football, Golf, Running, Family, Friends, Holidays
Lucy Chadwick ACCA – Manager to Victoria Mason
Family, Socialising, Cooking & Baking, Running & Swimming
Helen Perry FCCA – Audit Manager
Cycling, bounce fitness classes, cross-stitch, prosecco.
Katharine Bristow LLB, ACCA – Manager to Andy Dunham
Spending time with family, walking my dog and socialising with friends
Ash Bowler ACCA – Manager to James Phillips
Football, golf, travelling and socialising with friends
Oliver Ridley, BSc (Hons) – Manager to James Phillips
Spending time with my family, computer programming and movies.
Shannon Crook MAAT- Bookkeeping Manager
Travel & Hiking, video games, films, board games – enjoying all that with my family
Kim Strachan – Office Manager
Reading, Family, Friends, Socialising, Travelling, Jack Daniels
Harriet Stewart FCCA – Systems Improvement Manager
Mum of two, life full of fun and laughter, boxing and yoga, and plenty of prosecco!
Gill Hamilton-Orr Assoc. CIPD – HR Manager
Good food, supporting the growth of the English Wine Industry and fresh air and exercise to balance that out.
Amy Phillips FCCA – Finance Manager
Making cake, eating cake and going to the gym to work off the cake!
Harry Sutton ACCA – Assistant Manager
Cricket, Holidays with friends, Crime documentaries and Brighton
Steve Reid – Assistant Manager
Travelling, festivals and gigs, cats, family, friends, entertaining
Laura Maley ACCA – Assistant Manager
Socialising with friends and family, going to the theatre, shopping, gym, reading
Sammie Lai-Morrice ACCA – Assistant Manager
Family, music, rum cocktails and the beach!
Sheena Vaughn ACCA – Assistant Manager
Basketball, football and painting.
Vijay Giga – VAT Senior Accountant
All sports, family, socialising, BBQ’s/Beer/Whiskey
Sam Richards ACA – Senior Auditor
Tennis, walking, foreign languages, neurodiversity, singing, reading (mainly sci-fi/fantasy), movies, board games, computer games.
Sarah Morris – Senior Payroll Assistant
Espresso Martinis, Saturday brunch, Winter sea swimming with friends, Running (BM10k every year at Brighton Marathon weekend), Cycling
Angharad Evans ACCA – Senior Accountant
Cooking, walking, music and socialising with family and friends
Sharon Lam – Senior Accountant
Dogs, baking, learning new things, brunch with the family.
Amy Michnowicz – Senior Accountant
Rowing, Running, Shopping and Walking my dog.
Sonia Joy MAAT – Senior Finance Assistant
Music, Dancing, Family, Friends, Reading, Cooking, Sunshine.
Christine Bennett – Senior Administrator
Benz Walshe – Audit Junior
Comedy, sports cars & owning them, computers, building computers, video games, vodka and dogs!
Mike Bates – Management Accountant
Swimming, Football, Socialising, Skiing and Binging a good TV series
Ellie Blackmore – Trainee Accountant
Socialising, Shopping, Holidays, Walking my dog
Josh Etherington – Trainee Accountant
Football,keeping fit,Music,socialising,Family & Friends
Joseph Hill – Trainee Accountant
Rugby, boxing and socialising with friends.
Joel Goacher – Trainee Accountant
Cars, Music, Comedy Shows, Gaming & Computers
Angelika Simpson – Trainee Accountant
Jogging & Yoga
Mia Qaiser – Trainee Accountant
Long walks, films, dogs, wine
Ethan Whalley – Trainee Accountant
Football or sport and video games.
Luke Wells- Trainee Accountant
Guitar, Gym, Cycling, Gaming, Computers, Beer and Socialising
Jack Stanley -Trainee Accountant
Exercise, football and reading.
Nicky Tolton – Accounts Assistant
Family holidays, Horse riding, mountain biking, interior design, Spain, Allotment
Wendy Noel -Accounts Assistant
I enjoy walking, keeping fit, my garden, Socialising with friends and family and last but not least holidays.
Torz Smith – Payroll Assistant
My three children, holidays, keeping fit, walks with my family, friends, holidays.
Cassie Jameson – Bookkeeper
Spending time with my family, getting out in nature, watching films and trying to be more sustainable.
Harry Tracey – Payroll Assistant
Vinyl/Record Collecting, Music Gigs, Visiting Cornwall
Tahilyn Carden – Practice Administrator
Family, Running, Salsa Dancing, Holidays, Prosecco & Shopping.
Steph Boelema – Secretary
Baking/decorating cakes, reading, pilates, Sci-fi
Ingrid Dzurkova – Finance Assistant
Reading, Running, Cooking & Swimming
Laura Comben – Marketing and Events Coordinator
Politics, drawing, painting, my children and spending time with family.
Cristina Diaz – Receptionist
Reading, arts & crafts, watching murder documentaries and going out for meals with friends and family
Ella Rose – System Administrator
Painting, cooking new recipes and bouldering