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Meet the team that makes running your business just that little bit less stressful.

 

Mel

MELANIE CURTIS

Managing Director/Owner

Mel has been a fully qualified and fellow member of the ACCA for over 20 years, she is also AAT qualified. Prior to qualifying and working in practice Mel worked in industry, her last role being as a Financial Controller for a large book printing company. Here at MCA Mel oversees the business, looks after clients, manages the team and reviews all accounts and tax work. Mel is not your typical boring, scary accountant that talks jargon, she prides herself on being friendly and approachable and talking to clients in such a way that they understand what she is talking about.

Outside of work Mel enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children, catching up with friends and family, eating out and shopping. Fun facts about Mel are that her favourite holiday destination is Cuba, she loves chillies and she has recently started growing her own vegetable garden.

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Emily

EMILY PERKINS

Senior Accountant

Emily has a BA in Accounting and Finance and is also ACCA qualified. At MCA Emily mainly prepares limited accounts and computes corporation tax as well as coaching the juniors. In her spare time Emily enjoys spending time with her husband and two young sons.

Fun facts about Emily are that her favourite destination is New York as that is where she got engaged and also where she went on her honeymoon.

Emily newyork

 

Matt

MATTHEW HAWKINS

Senior Tax Accountant

Matthew is one of our accountants at MCA. He has worked in accountancy practice for over 20 years and he is ATT qualified. Matthew has a wide variety of experience and knowledge both in Accountancy and Tax matters. Matthew has a relaxed style and is always happy to assist clients with their questions.

Outside of work Matthew enjoys sports, travelling and spending time with his family. Fun facts about Matthew is that he loves Chinese food, his favourite place that he has been to is Las Vegas and he is a keen Reading FC supporter.

Mathew rugby

 

Kanwal

KANWAL AHMED

Personal Tax Specialist

Kanwal is our specialist Tax Accountant and is expert in more complicated areas of Personal Tax as well as Auto Enrolment. Kanwal holds the LL.B and ATT qualifications and she qualified from Deloitte to specialise within Personal Tax. Kanwal has worked at MCA since June 2014 to share her vast knowledge and implement what she does best – advise and assist clients.

Outside of work, Kanwal’s time is taken up with her three young children; she also enjoys travelling and exploring new cultures. Fun facts about Kanwal are that she loves Chinese food, also, people never know how to pronounce her name, and she always says it rhymes with shovel!

Kanwal chinese food

 

Ashley

ASHLEY SAUNDERS

Junior Accountant

Ashley is one of our Junior Accountants and has worked here for over 3 years. Ashley has his own portfolio of clients for which he prepares VAT returns, CIS returns and completes bookkeeping. Ashley also prepares year-end financial accounts and Corporation tax. Ashley has almost completed his AAT qualification and is keen to move forward and on to ACCA.

Outside work Ashley really enjoys playing football for his local team, going on holiday and socialising with his friends. Fun facts about Ashley are that he loves Mexican food and beer! Also he loves football and is a big Everton fan.

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Julie

JULIE TELFORD

Payroll & HR Manager

Julie is our Payroll and HR Manager at MCA, Julie has worked here for almost 10 years. Julie is overall in charge of client payrolls and runs them from start to finish. When she isn’t working, Julie loves to be out and about walking her two dogs. Julie also enjoys playing netball and coaching her local club as well as watching her two sons play football.

When she isn’t working, Julie loves to be out and about walking her two dogs. Julie also enjoys playing netball and coaching her local club as well as watching her two sons play football. Fun facts about Julie are that she often goes on skiing holidays but she really doesn’t like skiing! She takes the opportunity to chill out and relax with a good book whilst her family go off skiing.

Julie netball

 

Megan

MEGAN CURTIS

Junior Accountant

Megan is one of our Junior Accountants at MCA and is currently studying towards the AAT qualification. Megan has her own portfolio of clients for whom she provides bookkeeping services, CIS returns and VAT services for.

Outside work, Megan loves to go shopping for make up and clothes and going out to eat and drink cocktails with her friends and boyfriend. Also, she loves going on city breaks, New York is next on the list! Fun facts about Megan is that she is obsessed with makeup, she is the proud owner of more than 100 lipsticks also she writes her own beauty column in a local lifestyle magazine. Megan’s favourite food is Mexican... she could eat it all day long!

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Simone

SIMONE JOHNSTON

Receptionist / Admin Assistant

Simone is part-time Receptionist / Admin Assistant at MCA. She takes care of meeting and greeting clients and all of the admin work involved for the company and for clients alike.

In her spare time Simone enjoys spending time with her husband and children.  

Simone family

We are the team that takes the weight of your shoulders. Contact us today.

"Great rates and with a team of willing and helpful people..."
- Willowglen Limited.

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- PTG Scaffolding Ltd

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Wellington Office, Stratfield Saye, Near Reading, RG7 2BT
Phone: 01256 883 012 / Fax: 01256 882 014

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