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.

Kelly Marks - Business Manager

BA (Hons)

Mini-CV:

Qualified in Communication and Public Relations with over 8 years experience specialising in Customer Service Management in several sectors.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

travelling back home to Ireland to be with her dog babies.

Make her day with...

a big, beautiful, bubbly glass of prosecco and a slice of pizza!

Jessica Sanghera - Senior Growth Manager

Part-qualified ACA

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.

David Watson - Senior Growth Manager

Part-qualified ACA

Mini-CV:

Training at Deloitte LLP and GrowFactor.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

playing rugby and cooking for himself and his partner.

Make his day with...

a sticky toffee pudding.

Buena Demacale - Accountant

CPA

Mini-CV:

6 years working within audit and accounting firms.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

staying at home and binge watching animes and K-Pop MV's & Dance practices.

Make her with...

blueberry cheesecake.

Ritche Atian - Accountant

CPA

Mini-CV:

Background in Sales, Accounting, Audit and Customer Service.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

volunteering as a counselor and event correspondent for a non-profit organisation.

Make his day with...

green tea latte.

John Carlo Basal - Accountant

CPA

Mini-CV:

4 years working in chartered accounting firms.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

drinking on a Sunday night with family and karaoke with friends.

Make his day with...

a shot of espresso.

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 his laptop on his big couch and streaming his favourite videos on Youtube and a full body massage on the weekend!

Make his day with...

a cup of freshly brewed coffee and a doughnut.

Michelle Gonzales - Bookkeeper

Mini-CV:

8 years of experience in Account Receivable, Accounts Payable, and General Accounts.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

spending the day doing karaoke with family and friends.

Make her day by...

having coffee and a peanut butter sandwich.

Margarita Orfanel - Bookkeeper

Mini-CV:

9 years of experience in Accounting and payroll with 6 years in multinational companies like JP Morgan Chase & Co and Norwegian maritime company.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

spending quality time with her daughter and husband.

Make her day by...

nachos and salsa.

Lillian Mae Favorito - Executive Assistant

Mini-CV:

With years of experience in customer service, administrative support, information technology, and multimedia.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

preparing a tasty meal for a great "Family Meal Night"

Make her day by...

quesadilla with homemade fresh tomato salsa.

Catherine Batica - Client Excellence Coordinator

Mini-CV:

Has a background in Accounting, Customer Service and eCommerce.

Outside of work, she's happiest...

preparing home-cooked meals for her loved ones

Make her day by...

with coffee and a good book to read.

Jaz Khunkun

Mini-CV:

30 years of corporate banking experience with Natwest, HSBC and Barclays covering all sectors.

Outside of work, he's happiest...

spending time with the family or on the golf course!

Make his day with...

a Victory for his beloved Wolves!

Our partners

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

Garry (R&D Technical Tax Partner).

Adam Owens (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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