Qualifications: FCCA, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor.
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 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 plan for the future as well dealing with specific matters.
Kayvan joined the business in 2003 as an ACCA student and after qualifying as a chartered certified accountant he became a partner in 2013. He now manages a portfolio of clients as well as overseeing the work of all the portfolio managers. Kayvan also acts as Finance Partner for the LLP.
Kayvan specialises in advising incorporated and unincorporated owner managed businesses ensuring that they remain accounting and tax compliant whilst looking at ways to save tax and improve profits.
He stands in the North Stand at the Amex and is a lifelong Seagulls fan. He has a keen business interest in Brighton’s digital media scene while his interest in sports including rugby, cricket and golf are reflected in the business clients that he advises.
Qualifications: FCCA, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor, Xero certified advisor.
Chloe joined us in October 2017 and has worked her way through the PJCO Graduate Training Scheme to become a fully qualified Chartered Certified Accountant, as well as her QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor qualification.
Working as a Senior Manager, Chloe assists some of the more junior members of the team with their training and portfolios, whilst also managing a portfolio of her own. Chloe’s specialisms include start-up companies, research and development, and the arts industries.
Having studied English and American Literature and Film for her degree, Chloe has a broad interest in the arts and loves a trip to the cinema or investing time in a good book. You may also see her at a pub quiz, loving a bit of healthy competition!
Qualifications: ACCA, English and American Literature and Film BA (Hons), QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor.
QuickBooks Find an Accountant Reviews:
Dee Ingle, February 9, 2021
“Exceptional service, attentional to detail, accessible, no unexpected costs, really good value. We have used Quickbooks for over 20 years and we are quite stunned at how smooth the process can be when you get an accountant who knows how to use Quickbooks! We are extremely happy with the service from Chloe and her team. Highly recommended.”
Lovely to work with, quick & sound advice!
Olivia.P, November 20, 2020
“Chloe has been wonderful to work with so far – very prompt with her responses and always honest and efficient! I’m new to the world of Contracting and Accounting but as soon as I signed up with Chloe all of my worries (and flapping!) have gone away. Thank you Chloe, and I look forward to continuing to work with you!”
Keira, July 29, 2020
“I have always found Chloe to be knowledgeable, helpful and professional. She’s very prompt with her responses to any questions we have and offers sound advice. Thank you Chloe!”
Easy to work with, keeps everything simple
R C Roofing, April 16, 2020
“Chloe is an amazing accountant, made everything so simple, and was always there to respond and help me with any questions I had. Couldn’t recommend her enough”
Very professional, prompt and helpful
StitchMarketLtd, April 8, 2020
“Very patient with my lack of knowledge and super fast replying. Handled my year and reporting and bookkeeping. Highly recommended!”
Makes Accounts Look Easy
aks19, March 23, 2020
“I’ve written very few online reviews of people and services but some people like Chloe are an exception. Chloe is such an easy person to work with and highly competent at her work. She responds to our questions with an amazing turnaround time and super efficiency. For an SME who often have very little resources, an Accountant such as her is no less than a lifeblood. I cannot recommend her highly enough.”
Great company and very friendly
FigPopShopLtd, March 18, 2020
“Chloe is a great person to be in contact with, she was so quick to reply and was very friendly. We managed to arrange a face to face meeting quite quickly and when I met Chloe and the accountant Kayvan they were so helpful and put my mind at ease with their professional manner and friendly attitude. They have people for every department so I can email about anything I need to and someone will know the answer. Thank you Chloe and I look forward to a long successful working relationship.”
helpful and knowledgable
Mercer, February 27, 2020
“Since setting up my own business Chloe has constiently given sound advice and managed my financial affairs to an excellent standard. She is always professional and deals with any queries promptly and is very easy to deal with.”
AnaP, February 26, 2020
“It’s a pleasure to work with Chloe, she is efficient and professional in her work. She is good working with time constraints and always prompt to respond! I highly recommend her services!”
Approachable, patient and proactive
CocumProperties, February 25, 2020
“Chloe was extremely helpful in helping to resolve any issues or queries during the preparation of the self-assessment tax returns and accounts for my property investment business. She was clear about what documentation I was required to provide and gave ample notice for me to gather the relevant information.”
Aeronerd, February 20, 2020
“Chloe has been extremely supportive in helping me with my small business book keeping, tax returns (both business and personal), and all other aspects of my accounting. She always responds promptly, shows a keen understanding of the problems I bring to her and is ready with a solution.”
Indispensible bookkeeping assistance
ABC Books, February 18, 2020
“I’ve been a bookkeeper for many years and the prospect of MTD was very daunting for me, however Chloe made every aspect of the process as simple and easy as possible. Chloe has helped me with QuickBooks training to the extent that I have now have four QuickBooks clients for whom I am filing MTD VAT returns for each quarter on QuickBooks. Her training was thorough and concise and I now feel confident in setting up any new clients on the system on my own. Thank you, Chloe!”
Efficient and reliable
Kerr, February 18, 2020
“Only just starting down the limited company road but have found Chloe to be very knowledgeable, super efficient and quick to respond to my numerous shouts for help! Chloe has done my tax returns for a number of years, so already have experience of her professionalism.”
Mark1tech, February 18, 2020
“Excellent, Chloe provides all my book keeping and accounting needs, she has answered all my questions promptly and always gets everything filed on time,even when I push the time limits.”
Selda originates from Turkey and completed her ACCA training at PJCO where she qualified as an ACCA accountant in 2011. Selda has over 17 year’s experience within the practice.
Selda deals with the accounting, tax and compliance matters for a portfolio of clients including limited companies, corporate tax, personal tax, VAT and marketing.
Selda’s interests include playing tennis, travel, photography, foreign languages and cultures.
Selda is currently learning Italian and trying to grow an olive grove and a small vineyard in Tuscany.
Qualifications: FCCA, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor
Katie is a fully qualified ACCA accountant and joined PJCO in May 2016. She has over 10 year’s experience in the industry and also worked in another accountancy practice for four years prior to joining PJCO. She brings a wealth of knowledge and insight broadening our knowledge base in the firm.
As a Client Portfolio Manager her role includes dealing with limited companies, corporation tax, VAT, sole trader and partnership accounts plus personal tax. She is always ready to help and chat about any issues or assistance a client may need.
Katie enjoys spending time with her family, trips away and attempting to match the great bakes on the “Great British Bake Off”, with some success and some bakes not to be mentioned.
Qualifications: FCCA, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor, Xero certified advisor, AAT
Amy joined our ACCA Graduate Accountant Training Program in 2018. During Amy’s time at PJCO, she has gained the relevant tax knowledge and experience, to build a portfolio of clients, and has finished her ACCA exams to become a fully qualified Chartered Accountant.
Amy studied Accountancy and Finance at Southampton Solent University and graduated in July 2017 with a 2:1. She decided to continue with her studies after gaining a years’ experience as a Purchase and Sales Ledger Analyst.
Amy lives in Horsham and enjoys exercising regularly, socialising with friends, and trying out new places.
Qualifications: ACCA, BA (Hons) Accounting and Finance Degree, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor.
QuickBooks Find an Accountant Reviews:
Very efficient and patient
Woodside Group, January 30, 2021
“Very patient and helpful to us considering our lack of knowledge and understanding of the processes involved. Was always able to help offer support and made things very easy to organise and get sorted.”
Excellent personal accountancy
Ollie, January 25, 2021
“Amy is incredibly profession and on the ball, with a very personable way of interacting. Great to have someone so competent that I can trust my accounts with.”
RO, January 13, 2021
“Very efficient, friendly and professional, a very reliable service.”
Responsive, helpful and accurate
PH, January 6, 2021
“Amy has been great to work with – very efficient, polite, responsive and helpful. I’m looking forward to continuing to work with Amy in the future”
Very professional and efficient
Sanget, November 26, 2020
“Amazed at the speed and efficiency at which the systems and processes were setup. Was very reassuring for me to start the new business journey with this level of support.”
Clarence Pegrum, November 13, 2020
“I have only been working with Amy for a few months and it’s an absolute pleasure! No one really enjoys their taxes but when you have someone who is always on hand, quick to respond, incredibly efficient and knowledgable – it takes a lot of the pain away! Thank you Amy for all you do, I look forward to growing my business with your expert support.”
A true expert!
james_phd, November 2, 2020
“Amy has been amazing at looking after my small business accounts. Always quick to respond with very knowledgeable and professional replies and helps to keep me on track with my accounts whether that’s; book-keeping, tax planning; quickbooks, or general tax advice. No question is too silly as Amy will always explain things in a simple manner to help me understand. Thank you Amy and I look forward to keep on working with you into the future!”
A friendly, thorough, timeous professional.
ADO, November 1, 2020
“Amy has provided accounting services, guidance and advice since January 2019, with the focus on the preparation and submission of VAT, personal tax and company tax documentation to HMRC. Her approach is very thorough and always conducted in a timeous and professional manner.”
Jessica, October 28, 2020
“I wish I could tick everything, Amy is super talented, efficient and so on-point with everything. Amy keeps me in check and certainly keeps me organised. Her communications are easy to understand and she helps me more than anyone will ever know. I struggle with figures, numbers and calculations and she helps me with such patience. Thank you, Amy!”
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PatM, October 7, 2020
“Amy has the patience of a saint!, her expertise and advice is always timely and relevant. The attention to detail and support provided is accompanied with a very personable approach to getting things done.”
Very helpful and knowledgeable
SP, September 30, 2020
“I have used the services of PJCO for a number of years to navigate the vagaries of HMRC. In the last few years Amy has been my guide and has always provided a great service. Keep up the good work Amy and thank you.”
A fine accountant, certainly recommend
Natalia, August 19, 2020
“For me, a foreigner, it seems like the British tax system is deliberately made to be as confusing as humanly possible. Amy always does my taxes on time and saves me immeasurable amounts of headache. Thank you for your good work, Amy!”
Very knowledgeable & helpful
OYoung, August 10, 2020
“Amy has been very helpful from the moment I chose to set my business up. She responds very quickly to any queries I have and gives great advice. I look forward to working with Amy in the future.”
Highly recommend Amy Manvell
harshitha17, August 5, 2020
“Amy is very responsive and helpful with all my queries. Amy’s expertise and professional approach gets desired outcomes and this is ideal for my newly set up business. Look forward to continue working with her.”
Responsive and helpful
Kas, July 29, 2020
“Amy is very helpful and responsive. She has a great, friendly attitude and is very accommodating.”
Jo joined our ACCA accountant graduate training programme in March 2020, and is now running her own portfolio of clients. She graduated from the University of Southampton in July 2018 with a 2:1 in Biology. Jo is a Shoreham local but has also spent time working abroad in Greece. Out of the office, she is a lover of the outdoors, a qualified sailing instructor and lifelong ballet dancer.
QuickBooks Find an Accountant Reviews:
K, October 23, 2020
“Very helpful, quick to respond, kind and patient. Knowledgeable in her field, would highly recommend Jo.
Thank you: Great advice, support and cooperation.
Carol123, October 22, 2020
“Highly recommended. Jo is great in what she is doing. She explains everything we ask about. She is always supportive and do her best to find the good solution and the proper reply for our query specially in the furlough scheme. Thank you Jo. We do really appreciate what you did and still doing for our business.”
Jay, October 20, 2020
“Jo has been professional in all the advice provided and is always friendly and helpful.”
ADO, October 18, 2020
“Joanna has provided assistance, guidance and advice since April 2020, focussing on the Furlough Scheme including the application, preparation and submission of claims to HMRC. Her approach was very thorough and always conducted in a timeous and professional manner.”
BK2020, October 15, 2020
“Jo has been incredibly helpful in providing insightful information and help during this unpredictable time. Thank you for all of your help over the past few months!”
Sally B, October 13, 2020
“Jo, has been a great guide for the ever changing rules and regulations for the HMRC salary for this year. It has been a relieve to be able to leave this in Jo capable hands to sort out each month.”
David, September 22, 2020
“Jo has been a real pleasure to work with. She has provided clear guidance on how my business is impacted by COVID and assisted in the furlough claims. All questions have been answered quickly and professionally. As a result what could have been a difficult time has been made easy!! Thank you.”
mrsimoncohen, September 22, 2020
“Clear and professional – a pleasure to work with Jo and I hope to continue to work with her.”
Daniel joined our team back in April 2016 and prides himself on being a specialist in Payroll and Automatic Enrolment. He also produces dividend documentation for most of our clients.
Daniel is an expert in the payroll software we use called ‘Brightpay’ and is responsible for the majority of the client’s weekly/2-weekly/4-weekly and monthly payroll processing. He ensures accordance with HMRC via Real Time Information (RTI) and that all clients get the correct payroll information, on time.
Daniel also is an expert with the workplace pension provider we use called ‘NEST’ and is responsible for the majority of the client’s automatic enrolment duties. He ensures all clients comply with automatic enrolment alongside processing the correct pension contributions and payments to NEST.
He is training towards a ‘Foundation Degree in Payroll Management’ through the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals (CIPP). He is keen to help any new clients with their payroll and automatic enrolment requirements. Outside of work; Daniel lives in Shoreham, enjoys playing football and has been a Brighton season ticket holder since 2009.
Qualifications: PTC Certificate in Payroll
Donna joined us in 2018 from a background in Administration and Practice Management, she brings with her a wealth of experience in Administration from a varied background, most recently in Accountancy. Donna will be helping to implement changes in our systems with the use of new technology and focusing on consolidating and streamlining the way we work in order to support and improve our overall efficiency.
Donna lives locally and enjoys camping in her 1972 VW ‘Dafi’ and socialising with friends and family.
Melitta is currently a student at Chichester College working on her last level of the AAT course. She is currently about to take her last exam in Level 4 (Professional Diploma in Accounting) before she achieves her full AAT qualification.
Melitta is eager to broaden her knowledge of accounting to become an ACCA Chartered Certified Accountant within PJCO. She enjoys trips to the cinema, going out shopping with friends, and relaxing at home with her two cats.
Katherine joined PJCO in 2020 working as Marketing Manager and Admin organising charity events, updating the website, social media and promoting the business.
She enjoys spending time with family and friends. She likes travelling, reading, animals and going to the gym. Her main interests are Art & Design.
Alice joined us as a Payroll Administrator in 2021, having previously worked as the Senior Quality Control Biochemistry Scientist at a Worthing based pharmaceutical firm and leading a team of ten analysts.
She has experience in team and project management, lean methodology, data analysis, forecasting and root cause analysis and gained a Bachelor of Arts degree in Surface Design from the University of the Arts, London in 2010.
Outside of work Alice enjoys attending art exhibitions, matcha chocolate, watching horseracing and snooker, visiting National Trust properties and spending time with her beautiful cat Goldikova.
Dan Joined the graduate ACCA training program in 2021 after graduating from the University of West London achieving a 2:1 in Business Studies with Finance.
Dan is aiming to gain knowledge and experience within accounting while studying towards his ACCA qualification.
Dan lives in Portslade and enjoys attending Chelsea matches when possible. He also likes to spend time socialising with his friends and family during the weekends.
Ella Joined the graduate ACCA training program in the summer of 2021 after graduating from the University of Southampton achieving a degree in Mathematics with Actuarial Science. Ella has always had a love for maths and is keen to develop this passion by studying towards her ACCA qualification. In her spare time, Ella loves to create unique jewellery, accessories and candles for her small business. She likes travelling, including to places such as Africa and the USA, and also loves spending time with family and friends. Qualifications: Mathematics with Actuarial Science BSc. QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor.
Carl graduated from Loughborough University in 2021 achieving a 2.1 in Accounting and Financial Management. He now wants to further enhance his knowledge by studying the ACCA qualification and becoming a qualified accountant under the PJCO Graduate Training Scheme. Carl lives in Crawley and enjoys watching/playing football and going to the gym in his spare time.
Holly joined us in January 2023, in the midst of the January deadline because she loves a challenge! Having graduated in July 2020 with a First Class BSc in Economics, since then Holly has worked in customer services roles and is now working towards her ACCA qualification looking to become a small business advisor and fully qualified Chartered Certified Accountant.
Outside of the office Holly loves hiking and going to gym classes, whilst also participating in outdoor events like Tough Mudder.
Rosa joined in August 2022 with a background in Office Management.
Her experience will offer additional support within our administration team.
Outside of the office Rosa enjoys Camper-vanning, walking, going to gym classes and spending time with family and friends.
Ellis has just completed his GCSEs and has now started an apprenticeship at PJCO. He will first build his knowledge by studying the AAT qualification, whilst building his work experience. He will then look to enhance his knowledge by studying the ACCA qualification and becoming a qualified accountant, and small business advisor, under the PJCO training scheme. After only a small time in the industry, Ellis is now a QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor, starting out his career in the bookkeeping and finance function department of PJCO. Ellis is interested in learning more about the sports industry, and is really looking forwards to learning about and working with these businesses through his career. Ellis lives locally and enjoys watching football outside of the office.
Isla has just graduated from the University of Brighton in 2023, achieving a First in Accounting and Finance. Isla was working in a customer service-based role whilst going through her studies. She is now working towards achieving her ACCA qualification to become a qualified accountant through our graduate training programme here at PJCO.
Isla lives in Horsham and in her spare time she enjoys trying new things, cooking, musical theatre and spending time with family and friends.
Macie joined us in August of 2023 after completing her degree in Accountancy and Finance. Building on the skills earned in her degree, she is now studying towards her ACCA qualification, to further her career. With high ambitions, she is hoping that the PJCO training scheme will offer her all the skills she needs to become a chartered accountant and a small business advisor to the local community; helping them to save tax, grow their businesses and achieve their own goals whilst achieving her own. In her free time Macie enjoys paddle boarding at Shoreham beach and loves delving into a good book!
Antoine is a 3rd year student at the University of Sussex currently studying a BSc in Accounting and Finance. He has decided to undertake a placement year with us to experience a highly professional working experience. He is aiming to complete his degree with a First and move on to an ACCA orientated career.
Antoine lives and Shoreham and enjoys watching sports, playing rugby and cooking in his spare time.
Ejas is currently doing his 3rd year placement as part of his BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance course at Durham University. A great opportunity to onboard valuable experiences to complement his degree, and continue working towards an ACCA qualification post graduation.
Ejas is based in Tunbridge Wells and is keen to work with a fantastic team at PJCO, where he is aiming to expand his practical knowledge of accountancy alongside client relations.
Outside of work, Ejas enjoys playing music and taking up cricket over the weekends.