FCA, Managing Director
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.
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.
Manager, FCA, 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, AATQB
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.
Tax Manager, TEP ATT
Neil joined Argents in August 2018 as Tax Manager, heading up our personal tax team. He primarily deal with tax returns and other compliance for our personal tax and partnership clients, as well as exploring tax planning opportunities. He is a member of the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP), and looks after our Trust clients.
Outside of work he enjoys socialising with friends, origami, listening to music and reading.
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.
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.
Chartered Accountant, ACA
Susie is our most recent recruit and specialises in working for and with farmers and agricultural businesses. Susie’s addition bolsters the agricultural services team and strengthens our already well established reputation in the region.
In her free time, Susie enjoys going to the gym and spending time with her pets, friends and family. Susie is also learning Dutch & Italian.
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.
Ulanda is an Accounting Technician and has been with Argents for over 10 years.
Her main work within the business involves all areas of tax covering personal, partnership, trust and corporate clients in addition to preparing accounts.
When not in the office, Ulanda enjoys taking her goldendoodle Ned on countryside walks with her husband Tom. Her other interests include baking, reading and visiting new countries to learn about their cultures and experiment with new foods.
Trainee ACA Accountant, MAAT
Glen is a key member of the farming and agribusiness team and is involved with a wide range of clients.
His role ranges from direct software management, to accounts preparation and support for farming businesses.
He has a high level of experience with a range of both farming and agribusiness accounts software, as well as cloud accounting packages. These include Farmplan, Key Accounts/Prime, Xero and QuickBooks, for which he is:
- Xero Certified
- Xero Migration Certified
- QuickBooks ProAdvisor
In his spare time Glen likes taking his Golden Retriever Charlie out on adventures and enjoys outdoor activities.
Payroll and Bookkeeping
Karen provides payroll and bookkeeping services for a variety of our clients.
In her spare time Karen enjoys reading, theatre and walks with her Labrador, Rafferty.
Payroll and Bookkeeping
Will's role involves the processing of payroll and bookkeeping for our clients here at Argents. He has an A-Level in Accountancy and over 10 years’ experience processing Payroll, CIS and Book-Keeping.
In his spare time he is a musician playing multiple instruments most prominently Bass Guitar in a rock and roll covers band. He has more recently been training in the art of professional wrestling and also enjoy cycling and going to the cinema.
Payroll and Bookkeeping
Alina's main roll is a payroll and bookkeeping administrator and she 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.
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.
Accountant, MAAT, AATQB
Liam joined Argents in May 2016 and since then has become an AAT qualified accountant. His main areas of work are accounts preparation, book-keeping and statutory audit.
When Liam is out of the office, he enjoys watching Norwich City football club and is a season ticket holder. Liam also likes to play football on Sunday mornings for his local team.
Trainee Accounting Technician
Callum is currently studying for his AAT qualification, his main areas of work involve accounts production, 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.
Trainee Accounting Technician
Ben joined Argents in August 2017 as a trainee accountant and is currently studying towards his AAT qualification. Ben's main areas of work are accounts production for limited companies, partnerships and sole traders.
Ben's interests outside of work are playing tennis at Club level where he plays in tournaments and competitions against other players from around the country. Whenever possible, he likes to watch Norwich City play and spending time with family and friends.