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Beyond Traditional Accountancy

Modern accountancy is about so much more than just bookkeeping, tax returns and putting your receipts in a spreadsheet.

As a team of chartered accountants that have helped businesses of all sizes to succeed, we believe business owners deserve more from their accountants.

Of course, we still handle the normal accountancy tasks like bookkeeping, VAT returns, and company accounts, but our real strength is working with you to help you identify your opportunities for growth and help you build a great business, so that you can have a great life. 

Our tried and tested approach starts with finding your GrowFactor, and then mapping out a bespoke growth plan for your business. Once we’ve got real goals outlined, we’ll track and measure your performance, and help you to take total control of your numbers.

We’re a nimble, friendly and agile team who believe the world is ready for a new breed of accountants.

Think of us as the accountants your business needs.

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Beyond traditional accountancy.

Meet the team

We’re a new breed of modern accountants. With tight-knit teams across the country, we’re all about the numbers, but we’re not boring. We believe business should be fun and our energy and enthusiasm makes us lots of fun to work with.

Simon Kallu - Chief Growth Director & Founder

ACA

Mini-CV:

Three years at KPMG, two years at Thomas Cook, one year with Paramount Pictures and 7+ years running GrowFactor.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

spending time with his lovely wife, Kiran, and his boys, Caleb and Jax.

Make his day with...

a pint of Guinness.

Yasser Khan - Senior Growth Director

FCCA

Mini-CV:

Trained and qualified with Haines Watts and two years at Silver Levene.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

playing sports such as hockey, running, cycling and swimming with his son.

Make his day with...

a sushi lunch.

Ravi Agrawal - Senior Growth Manager

ACA

Mini-CV:

Ernst and Young and work experience at mid-tier accounting firms.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

spending time with family and friends, badminton/boxing, or researching his next weekend getaway.

Make his day with...

a box of Guylian chocolates.

Jessica Sanghera - Growth Manager

ACA (in progress)

Mini-CV:

Training at GrowFactor.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

scouring cities for the ultimate combination of good food and an even better view.

Make her day with...

a lychee martini.

Yemi Alli - Growth Manager

ACCA (in progress)

Mini-CV:

Transactional finance experience in industry and accounting experience in a small medium firm.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

relaxing in bed with good music and an even better book.

Make her day with...

a bowl of sweet cinema popcorn.

Melissa Hume - Growth Manager

ACA (in progress)

Mini-CV:

Training at Smith & Williamson and GrowFactor.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

working out! No, seriously. Crossfit, dancing, gymnastics, she loves it.

Make her day with...

a chilled glass of white wine.

Debbie Sanghera - Growth Development Officer

20 Years Financial Industry Experience

Mini-CV:

Financial Industry Marketing and Sales.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

trying to keep fit, spending time with family and friends and helping with the charity Unique Homes for Girls.

Make her day with...

a bunch of fresh flowers.

Lucy Elizabeth Moffat - Marketing Executive

BA (Hons)

Mini-CV:

Background in Management, Events and Customer Service Consulting.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

travelling to as many countries as possible.

Make her day with...

a large portion of mushroom pakora and chilli sauce!

Cherelle Stapleton - Excellence Coordinator

Mini-CV:

Customer service background with years experience in high end luxury retail.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

playing the big kid and being the favourite aunty to her nieces and nephews.

Make her day with...

a bowl of calamari with freshly squeezed lemon!

Geralyn Calangi - Payroll Officer

FPC and PCP

Mini-CV:

6 years in Payroll Industry with Managerial Experience at IBM Business Services

Outside of work, she's happiest...

Spending time watching movies specifically psychological thrillers and horror movies.

Make her day with...

Belgian and dark chocolates.

Margarita Orfanel - Bookkeeper

Mini-CV:

Over 10 years experience as Analyst in Banking and payroll in multinational financial companies

Outside of work, she's happiest...

spending time with my fiancé and family, watching Detective Conan, reading health articles and new technology stuffs, dancing and singing

Make her day with...

Nachos with salsa dippings while watching movies

Erwin Arellano - Bookkeeper

CPA

Mini-CV:

Accounting, payroll and audit background for multinational companies in the Philippines and Dubai.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

with my laptop on my big couch and streaming my fave videos on Youtube and a full body massage on the weekend!

Make his day with...

a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a doughnut.

Our partners

In addition to our core team, we also rely on the expertise of our partners:

Garry (R&D Technical Tax Partner).

Ben (Chartered Tax Partner).

Edward (Legal Partner).

Marc Norris (IFA Partner).

Back office team

All our back office team are fully qualified accountants with many years of experience. They are members of our team, but they live in a different location. This enables us to offer more cost effective pricing, support your business overnight, and access expertise outside of the UK market.

Lalit Puru
Amanpreet Sunil

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