I joined the accountancy profession in 1978. Having time-served for several reputable firms in the local area I have gathered extensive experience in dealing with a variety of businesses of varying sizes in a range of sectors – from sole traders to limited companies and charities to manufacturers.
I am a Certified Chartered Accountant with all first time passes. I have been in the accounts industry since 2004 with my work covering both practice and industry. My skills range from bookkeeping/VAT, Sole traders to Limited company accounts, tax and management accounts.
I joined Sibbalds in January 1997 and deal mainly with corporate accounts and taxation matters. I have considerable experience with Sage 50 Accounts and also have a reasonable understanding of other accounting software packages, such as QuickBooks, Xero and a number of payroll packages. I can also assist with software installation and the simpler IT hardware and networking issues.
I joined Sibbalds in August 2019. My role is to assist with the various services we offer and to be a second point of contact for clients. I have experience in a wide range of services including personal tax, VAT, management accounts and ensuring companies are MTD compliant.
I joined Sibbalds in January 2015. Having worked in payroll bureau’s for the past 9 years I have a good understanding of payroll services and a high knowledge of legislation, enabling me to create a service tailored to client’s needs. I enjoy helping clients to develop payroll services to create easier processing methods to reduce time spent on payroll so they can focus on other areas of their business.
I joined Sibbalds in 1986 where my role has generally been book-keeping. I complete this mainly using the sage book-keeping software. We have also just started using the Xero acounting software for a few clients as well. I work in the office, from home and visit clients at their premises.
Siobhan has a broad range of experience from preparing statutory accounts for smaller owner-managed companies to completing statutory audits for small and medium-sized companies. She spends most of her time managing a portfolio of audit clients and assists colleagues with ad-hoc assignments from time to time.
Chris joined Sibbalds in January 2016 as a Trainee Accountant and completed the AAT qualification. Since then he has acquired experience with a variety of accounting packages and his role is to prepare year-end accounts for clients from Sole Traders and Partnerships to Limited companies.View Chris’s Profile
I started at Sibbalds in May 2012. My duties as receptionist include welcoming visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone and answering or referring enquiries. I also assist the partners with organising client meetings. My administration duties include typing, scanning and photocopying documents related to reception.View Alison’s Profile