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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.

Stewart M. Davies ACA FCCA MAAT Cert PFS – Director

Stewart has 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 liabilty minimised, Stewart deals with all manner of clients’ problems; finding solutions and communicating these to clients in a clear, efficient manner.

Andrew Walker FCA – Director

Andrew qualified with ICAEW at the age of 23 after two years’ experience with KPMG. He came back to Scarborough and set up his own practice in 1990. In 2001 he expanded into Whitby after taking over Philip Burley & Co with fellow director Stewart Davies.

Mark Sheen FCA CTA – Client Manager

Mark is a chartered tax advisor, having over thirty years’ experience.

Mark works for us on a part time basis.

Sylvia G. Barker CTA – Client Manager

Sylvia is a chartered tax advisor with a vast knowledge of taxation and HMRC compliance, she has over thirty years experience in her field.

Craig A. Moth FMAAT – Practice Manager

Craig joined the practice in 1998 and quickly became AAT qualified. He’s since gone on to become a fellow member of the association and has established himself as  a senior technician. Craig deals with computerised accounting systems and is certified in Xero, QuickBooks Online, IRIS Kashflow and Sage accounts. Craig also deals with our limited company client requirements such as company register maintenance and incorporations.

Susan A. Hodgson – Payroll Manager

Susan deals with most of our payroll clients together with providing bookkeeping services. She has worked at this office for some thirty plus years.

Jonathan Smith FCCA – Accounts Senior

With over 16 years in accounts under his belt, Jonathan became a fully qualified Chartered Accountant in 2012.  He has brought a raft of skills to the practise. With expertise in Payroll, Accounts and Tax.

Tanya Bailey – Tax Manager

Joining the practice in 1992 Tanya started off as an accounts clerk and in 2000 moved full time into our busy taxation and VAT department.

Emma Harland FCCA – Accounts Senior

Having almost ten years of experience, Emma is FCCA qualified, having become a member of the ACCA in 2015.

She completed a degree in Accounting & Finance before this.

Dan Thomas ATT – Tax Technician

Having worked in Tax for over 14 years, Dan has an extensive amount of knowledge in Personal Tax.

Alan Wright – Accounts Clerk

Alan prepares accounts, VAT’s and undertakes bookkeeping.

Danielle Walker – Accounts

Danielle gained a First in Accounting & Finance at Nottingham Trent University and is now studying for ACA.

Danielle prepares accounts, VAT’s and undertakes bookkeeping.

Holly Gale MAAT – Accounts Technician

Holly started her accountancy career working at her father’s practice in 2012. She became AAT qualified in 2016 and has just started studying for ACA.

Holly prepares accounts, VAT’s and undertakes bookkeeping.

Jude Readman – Secretary

Jude maintains and updates client information to ensure the smooth running of day to day operations. She also deals with credit control.

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