A Few Words About Us
Our Accountancy Team
Olga Andrievskaya FCCA
Our director is originally from Belarus, who decided to relinquish her love for cabbage, vodka and potatoes to forge an accountancy career in the UK. Despite moving to a nation famous for rain, this was a huge dream for Olga from a very early age.
Olga is a fully qualified, multilingual accountant, with fluency in both English and Russian. That’s not all! She also loves technology, with cutting-edge innovation now at the very centre of our services for owner-managed businesses.
Are you faced with scary challenges? She hears you. Speak with Olga to get the rock you need in your life and your business will soon fly.
Siobhan Kirby ICB
Our Operations Director, Siobhan is ICB qualified and has over 5 years of practice experience. She prides herself in maintaining excellent client relationships – she enjoys
getting to know the person behind the business and working on their books. Siobhan has an Only Fools and Horses-obsessed husband, Josh and a stubborn but loveable
bulldog called Delboy – yep you can guess who named him. Siobhan likes to relax at home and read in her spare time, or if you can prise her from the sofa, you will find
her at a festival or gig somewhere with a cold beer in hand.
Erika Vessey MAAT
With AAT accountancy qualifications and several years of experience in practice, there’s no going back for Erika, who is now a huge part of our team. With a proven track record of developing great relationships with all her clients, she’s picked up a handy knack of finding problems and getting them sorted.
So, how does Erika get some respite from numbers? She likes gazing upon paintings, especially if they’re nothing to do with numbers. Catching up with friends over a glass of wine is also welcomed on a regular basis.
Kieran Makenji MAAT
Having worked in an accountancy practice for five years and qualifying for my MAAT status, Kieran always looking out for the next challenge. He enjoys building relationships with clients and love seeing their businesses grow.
When Kieran is not in the office he enjoys spending time with friends and family or training martial arts and weightlifting. If there’s a challenge, bring it on!
Jackie Bates BSc
Jackie is a mum of 2 teenagers, and she like hiking, kayaking, sewing textile art, music, festivals & van life. After obtaining a First-class BSc Degree in Accountancy in her ’20s, Jackie started working in accounting practice and sat her ACCA exams (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.) She took a short career break in her 30s to start a family but began to receive requests from small businesses for help with their bookkeeping. It became apparent that many people who go into business because they are very good at what they do can quickly become swamped by the financial administration that goes along with it. So it was great to use Jackie’s skills to help people by removing the tasks bogging them down, and leaving their time free to concentrate on what they do best. Jackie spent the next 10 years providing freelance services to accounting practices and small businesses in various industries, from events management to environmental technologies. The Development of cloud-based accounting software has enabled her to juggle a happy and rewarding work-life balance.
Running off to London after leaving school, Tim walked into the nearest job agency, and ‘fell’ into an Accounts role… after all, no 18-year-old actively chooses a career in Accounts. Now with over 30 years of hands-on Accounting, Payroll and HR experience in various industries, she is not just softa ware trainer or bookkeeper – she understands the challenges of running a small business and is wearing many hats! She is weirdly into software programmes (someone has to be, eh?). She loves to help you tailor your software to alleviate those challenges. Away from accounts and software, Tim loves winding down with her family over a nice meal and glass of wine or relaxing on a sunbed somewhere hot and sunny!
We have Nikki dealing with important admin tasks to ensure things run smoothly. Spare time isn’t a familiar concept to Nikki, but when this does happen, she often spends this with her family and friends by drinking lots of lovely wine and eating lots of lovely food. She’s also had a horse for 27-years and isn’t shy at diving into the sea, and even qualified as a rescue diver. Impressive right? She’s also scared of fish and water! So, pretty darn heroic.
A highly efficient, methodical, and talented quality assurance technician with considerable experience developing and implementing effective quality control processes and Health and Safety structures in a manufacturing and laboratory environment. In her free time, Anna spends tending to the garden and having good experience growing fruit and veg. Weekday evenings are spent planning and sowing the odd thing throughout the year. Finally, she finds the end of the day, down on the vegetable plot. Working a garden plot year-round gives Anna the experience of the seasons and witnessing the behaviour of birds, insects, and other animals.