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.
Edward Buckworth FCA DIRECTOR
Ted is the firm’s Director and has been involved in its management for over 30 years. Ted trained with Grant Thornton and then went to KPMG and after some years in practice in the South of England returned to Coventry to join the practice as a partner.
Ted has extensive knowledge and experience with small to medium size businesses with clients ranging from traditional engineering companies to businesses dealing in selling and marketing of all sorts of services in the current hi–tech world. Ted also deals with many professional clients from various disciplines.
Ted is well used to guiding entrepreneurs through the complex legal and accounting requirements of setting up in business.
Stuart Hopkins FCCA ASSOCIATE
Stuart trained with the practice and qualified with us in 2001. Stuart is the practice’s office manager with a lot of experience with the technical aspects of accountancy especially with FSA regulated clients.
Stuart is our star athlete having completed many marathons including the London Marathon and the Chicago Marathon as well as competing in triathlon and duathlon events.
Craig Randle FCCA ASSOCIATE
Craig also trained and qualified with the practice and is our audit manager, handling all audits including clubs, charities and other specialist assignments. Craig is also involved in our payroll and bookkeeping bureau providing clients with a range of services.
Craig plays in goal for his football team and is captain of his local cricket team.
Jennie Buckworth ATT FTA ASSOCIATE
Jennie has worked with us for many years as a Partner in our data processing arm recently brought into the ambit of our main business. Jennie is qualified as a member of the Association of Taxation Technicians and the Federation of Tax Advisors and is a valuable member of our Tax Team.
Matthew Smart ASSOCIATE
Matthew is our youngest and newest member of staff (although he’s been here since 1999). He is our IT man dealing with computer support on many accounting systems. He is a certified ‘FreeAgent Expert’ and is also familiar with Kashflow, Xero & Solar Accounts. Matthew has also provided training to clients to help them keep their records up to scratch.
He is also part of the payroll and bookkeeping bureau and accounts team and is heading up our work on the Automatic Enrolment Pension regulations.
Matthew is a keen cyclist having competed for several years in road racing, mountain bike racing and cyclocross.