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Key Staff Profiles

 

Kate Baker - Client Relationship Manager

Kate qualified in the summer of 2018 and is now an Associate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Since joining the firm in 2014, Kate has worked within our Business Services Team and enjoys working on a wide range of business sizes, from self-employed Sole Traders to Limited Companies.

Kate lives in Colchester and enjoys spending time with her young family.

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Susie Bayfield - Client Relationship Manager

Susie has worked as an Accountant in practice since 2004. After relocating from Lancashire she joined the firm in 2020.

Susie works mainly within the Corporate Team preparing large and small company accounts. She also prepares sole trader accounts and personal tax returns for a number of clients.

Outside of work Susie enjoys dining out with friends and family and loves a game of crazy golf or pitch ‘n’ putt.

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Lisa Bedward - Client Relationship Manager

Lisa has been working in accountancy practices for over 20 years. She joined the firm in 2019 and works in the Business Services Team completing accounts, tax and vat returns on a variety of clients.

Outside of work Lisa enjoying spending time with her husband and three children, playing netball and walking her dog, Sky.

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Wendy Britton - Practice Manager

Wendy joined the practice in 2009 and leads the Administration Team who provide a first class administrative service for the Directors, Accounts staff, and, most importantly, our clients.

In her spare time Wendy enjoys socialising.

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David Edwards - IT Manager

David has a degree in multimedia systems from Anglia Ruskin University and is a Microsoft certified professional.

Since joining the firm in 2006 David has been supporting the firm's IT infrastructure as well as advising clients on their own computer and network systems and providing them with the appropriate support. If you require any help or advice on software, hardware or new technologies from iPads to cloud services, David is the person to speak to.

David has also developed his skills in installing and customising Sage software and has dealt with a wide variety of other accountancy software such as TasBooks and Xero.

David is a keen sportsman and regularly plays in goal for the firm's 6 a side football team. He enjoys a round of golf and is often seen cleaning out one of his many pets at home.

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Ellen Gilbert - Client Relationship Manager

Ellen qualified in 2006 and is now a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Since joining the firm in 2013, Ellen has worked as a Client Relationship Manager based in our Stanway office completing tax returns and preparing accounts for various sized businesses, from self-employed Sole Traders to Limited Companies.

Outside of work Ellen enjoys spending time with her young family and socialising with her friends.

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Maureen Kernaghan - Client Relationship Manager

Maureen has worked in practice ever since passing her Association of Chartered Certified Accountancy exams in 1994.

After joining Richard Edwards Group in 2017 Maureen has worked within the Business Services Team as a Client Relationship Manager and looks after a portfolio of owner-managed companies, sole trader and partnership clients.

Outside of work Maureen likes spending time with family and attending live venues to see music, comedy and stage shows.

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Kerry Martin – Payroll Services Manager

Kerry joined the practice in 2018 and manages our very busy payroll team. She has been working in payroll for over 9 years and is a member of the CIPP.

In her spare time she enjoys cooking, painting and going on long walks with her husband and two dogs.

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Taryn Murrells - Tax Manager

Taryn qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 and is now a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

She specialises in tax and has gathered a wide range of experience through managing a large tax portfolio for the last 10 years.

She enjoys meeting new and current clients alike to help them manage their tax affairs.

In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her young family and socialising with her friends.

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Clare Taylor-Green - Client Relationship Manager

Clare joined the firm as a qualified accountant in 2011 and has been working in practice since 2003 and has since become a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Clare works within both the Business Services and Corporate Teams, completing tax returns, accounts, audits, and charity work.

Clare has a degree in Mathematics from the University of East Anglia.

Outside of business, Clare enjoys cooking, painting, spending time with her two children.

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Robert Tovey - Client Relationship Manager

Robert has worked as an accountant in practice since 2001, qualified as a Certified Chartered Accountant in 2005 and is now a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Robert’s work is mainly within the Corporate Services Team where he manages a portfolio of clients with a focus on SME businesses. 

Outside of work Robert spends a lot of time with his young family and enjoys various sports. These include following football, playing squash and attempting to play golf!

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Ben Turnbull - Client Relationship Manager

Ben joined Richard Edwards Group in 2008 as a trainee and passed his final exams in the summer of 2012. Ben is now a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Ben is a Client Relationship Manager based in the Stanway office and enjoys working on a wide range of business sizes, from self-employed Sole Traders to Limited Companies.

Ben lives in Colchester and likes to attend the gym and play football and golf in his spare time.

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Danielle Weston - Client Relationship Manager

Danielle qualified in the summer of 2018 and is now an Associate of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Since joining the firm in 2013, Danielle has worked in our Stanway office and enjoys working with clients from a wide range of business sizes, from self-employed Sole Traders to Limited Companies.

Outside of work Danielle enjoys socialising with her friends and family.

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Oliver White - Client Relationship Manager

Oliver qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2017 and is also a qualified auditor. He joined the practice in 2018 and works within our Corporate Team managing a mix of large and small companies from a variety of different industries.

Most of Oliver’s work is audit focussed and he uses his previous experience in industry to develop a pragmatic and client focussed approach to ensure that audits always deliver added value. He also has experience with and deals with non-statutory audit work for clients regulated by the FCA or SRA.

Outside of work Oliver enjoys anything automotive related and has recently taken up golf.

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