Grahame is Argents' managing director and specialises in the agricultural and professional sectors. His specific skills include succession planning, Inheritance and Capital Gains Tax and dealing with sales, acquisitions, trusts and estates.
He also has extensive experience in the successful resolution of family and commercial disputes.
MA, FCA, Director
Mark focuses primarily on owner-managed or family-run SMEs and he also works with a wide range of voluntary organisations and charities, both local and national.
His time is divided between statutory audit, accountancy and tax compliance work, combined with providing more strategic guidance in areas such as remuneration policy and tax planning.
Jon specialises in the agricultural sector, working with a wide range of farming businesses where he provides ongoing support covering budgets, cashflow and asset finance as well as advising on strategic business decisions.
In addition, Jon has extensive experience of a variety of farming and agri-business accounts software, particularly Key Accounts and Farmplan.
Jane is our office manager.
She is based in reception and is your first point of contact when you telephone or call into the office. Her main duties include general office admin, credit control and to ensure the smooth running of the office on a daily basis.
Outside of work Jane helps out on the family farm and during her spare time enjoys walking, going to the theatre and reading.
Manager, ACA, MAAT
Stewart looks after a portfolio of predominantly corporate clients, dealing with all aspects of the financial statements and accompanying tax returns. He leads Argents focus on the forthcoming Making Tax Digital (MTD) requirements for VAT, as part of which he can advise on book-keeping solutions including QuickBooks Online for which he is a certified ProAdvisor.
In addition Stewart oversees the payroll team and advises on obligations arising on businesses under the Auto Enrolment legislation.
Manager, FCCA, FMAAT
Stewart started with Argents in 2003 and is now one of our Managers. His main areas of work are preparation of financial statements and compliance work for limited company clients, providing training and support on a range of cloud-based accounting software packages and managing all of the Statutory Audits which we carry out.
He takes a keen interest in developments within the cloud accounting market and is Xero Certified, Xero Migration Certified and a #ReceiptBankChampion.
Away from the office Stewart likes to spend time with family and friends, cycling and going for long walks with his dog, Misty.
Manager, FCA, CTA
Louisa mainly looks after a wide variety of charities, CICs and small businesses, also dealing with a wide variety of taxes.
Outside of work she enjoys travelling and outdoor activities with her childrend helps run a local Woodcraft Folk group.
Trainee Accounting Technician
My name is Abbi Hipkin and I am a Trainee Accounting Technician at Argents. I joined the company in May 2015 and am currently working towards my AAT qualifications, due to complete by the end of 2017. My role at Argents consists of accounts preparation, primarily for charities, book-keeping and some payroll.
When not in the office I like to spend time with my family and friends, shopping, eating out and exploring new places with my husband Nick.
Trainee Accounting Technician
Callum Cooper is currently studying for his AAT qualification, his main areas of work involve accounts preparation, VAT Returns and book-keeping.
Outside of the office Callum likes to stay active by regularly playing sports such as football and tennis, and occasionally travels to London to watch his favourite football team, Arsenal. He also enjoys taking trips to the cinema and visiting a wide variety of different restaurants across Norwich.
Accountant, BSc (Hons), ACCA
Fiona's workload is divided between taxation - mainly the preparation of personal and partnership tax returns and charities - accounts preparation.
Since joining the company following the completion of her degree in Accounting, Fiona has become ACCA qualified, married her husband Matthew and had two children, Bethany and Elliot.
In her spare time Fiona enjoys spending time with her family, arts and crafts and has a small gift shop she helps run with her sister.
Trainee Accountant, MAAT
Hello my name is Glen Trevatt, I am an Accounting Technician at Argents and currently studying to be a Chartered Accountant.
My role at Argents mainly consists of accounts preparation, as well as book-keeping and VAT returns. Most of the accounts preparation I carry out is for our agricultural based clients.
In my spare time my partner Charlotte and I thoroughly enjoy taking our Golden Retriever Charlie out on adventures. I'm highly pro-active and so I take every opportunity I can to be doing something outdoorsy.
You can contact Glen at email@example.com
Book-keeping and payroll
Karen Harris is an Assistant Accountant. Her role involves processing the payroll of many of our clients and also performing book-keeping services.
Karen enjoys interior décor and has recently remodelled her city town house. She has a chocolate Labrador called Rafferty who keeps her very busy and when she is not doing any of that enjoys baking.
Accountant, MAAT, AATQB
My name is Liam Shaw, I joined the firm in May 2016 and I am an AAT qualified accountant at Argents. My main areas of work are accounts preparation and statutory audit.
Outside of the office my girlfriend Hannah and I enjoy eating out, going to the cinema and spending time with our families. I have a keen interest in football and I have a season ticket for Norwich City FC, I also play football on Sunday mornings for my local team Barracks FC.
You can contact Liam at firstname.lastname@example.org
My name is Ulanda Snowling and I am an Accounting Technician at Argents.
My role within the business involves preparing accounts, all areas of tax, VAT Returns and book-keeping. My key area is the preparation of personal, partnership and trust tax returns.
When not in the office, I enjoy taking my dog Ned on long walks at the beach with my husband Tom. I enjoy baking, reading and visiting new countries to learn about different cultures and experiment with new food.
You can contact Ulanda at email@example.com
Lisa joined Argents in May 2018. She works alongside Jane Yallop assisting with general office admin and also looks after the firm's health and safety matters. Lisa has a daughter Amy and a Jack Russell called Beau who keep her busy. In her spare time she likes to read, go swimming, cinema, travelling and Arts and Crafts.
Payroll and Book-Keeping Administrator
My name is Will Batchelor and my role involves the processing of payroll and book-keeping for our clients here at Argents.
I have an A-Level in Accountancy and over 10 years’ experience processing Payroll, CIS and Book-Keeping.
In my spare time I am a musician playing multiple instruments most prominently Bass Guitar in a rock and roll covers band. I have more recently been training in the art of professional wrestling and also enjoy cycling and going to the cinema.
You can contact Will at firstname.lastname@example.org
Trainee Accounting Technician
My name is Ben Hall and I joined Argents in August 2017 as a trainee accountant. I will be studying for my AAT qualification in early 2018.
My interests outside of work are playing tennis at Club level where I like to play in tournaments and competitions against other players from around the country. I also enjoy going, whenever possible, to see Norwich City play and spending time with my family and friends.
You can contact Ben at email@example.com
Payroll and Book-keeping
Alina's is a payroll and book-keeping administrator and is currently studying for AAT qualification.
In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her husband Gary and their daughters, Renata and Melissa. Alina hobbies include travelling, walking on the beach and going to the cinema.
Neil Groom TEP ATT
I joined Argents in August 2018 as Tax Manager, heading up our personal tax team.
I primarily deal with tax returns and other compliance for our personal tax and partnership clients, as well as exploring tax planning opportunities. I am a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and look after our Trust clients.
Outside of work I enjoy socialising with friends, origami, listening to music and reading.
You can contact Neil at firstname.lastname@example.org
Zak Rogers MAAT
Zak's role here at Argents involves mainly the preparation of company, partnership and sole trade accounts. He is a certified advanced QuickBooks online user. Outside of the office he enjoys playing football and going for walks with his dog, Dexter.