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.”
George joined our ACCA graduate training programme in October 2018, he is currently part-qualified and has received a certificate of achievement from the ACCA for outstanding scores in an examination. He graduated from Southampton Solent University achieving a 2:1 in International Business Management and during his time at university he spent a year overseas studying at The Hague University of Applied Sciences on ERASMUS exchange.
Working alongside the portfolio managers and other graduates, George will be looking to build on his existing tax and accountancy knowledge, whilst managing his own portfolio of clients.
George grew up in Spain living there for over 7 years and has spent other periods living in The Netherlands and Australia. He is fluent in Spanish and his interests include travelling, live music and adding to his record collection.
Qualifications: BA (Hons) International Business Management, QuickBooks Online Advanced Pro-Advisor.
QuickBooks Find an Accountant Reviews:
“George is very knowledgeable and quick to respond and resolve any queries. Would highly recommend him.”
“George has done my accounts for a few years now, he is very professional and helpful. i would definately recommend him to anyone who wants help with accounts /tax. he always replies to my queries quickly . He is top of his game !”
“George has helped me for a couple of years now and has always been very helpful and responsive. He is also very understanding and patient with me and my many questions!”
Tom joined us in July 2019 to study towards the ACCA Graduate Training Programme and is now a fully qualified ACCA member. Tom joined us after graduating from the University of Portsmouth having achieved a 2:1 in Economics and Management.
Tom lives in Shoreham-by-Sea and enjoys most sports including football, rugby and golf. He likes to go to live sporting events when he can, whether that is watching Arsenal, Harlequins or England. He loves to travel, having spent a few months travelling around the USA before joining us at PJCO, and often enjoys short city breaks around Europe.
QuickBooks Find an Accountant Reviews:
Clear, concise and brilliant!
Imran H, March 9, 2021
“Tom was so well versed and patient in explaining things – couldn’t recommend enough. Great ability to dumb things down to explain as well.”
Quick, clear responses & great to work with!
Olivia, February 9, 2021
“Tom has been awesome to work with. He gave me a very thorough overview of Quickbooks (which was very new to me!) and is always incredibly responsive, friendly, efficient and clear. He also checks in from time to time just to make sure everything is going well, which is great! Thanks Tom!”
Clear, great training
cpp7, December 1, 2020
“Had a video call with Tom where he shared his screen and showed me how to get set up on/ use Quickbooks and Receipt Bank. Really clear, patient and easy to follow. Great trainer and nice personable guy. Thanks Tom!”
Friendly, giving clear instruction and advice
Thevelocoffeebus, November 23, 2020
“Tom is really personable and relaxed in his approach, he does not expect you to understand accounting jargon so explains things clearly. He concentrates on the key things you need to use at the time rather than explaining all the unnecessary features. He is very quick at coming back to follow up emails so back up support is always there. I highly recommend him to help. Thanks Tom”
Very easy to work with
Oliveryoung93, October 27, 2020
“Tom was easy to work with and presented himself very well. He has a very polite and friendly attitude and was very thorough when going through my training. I know I can call Tom when required and he will give me the advice I need.”
Great knowledge and very helpful!
Mickhall4, September 23, 2020
“Tom was excellent, he spent time with me to work through Quickbooks answering any questions I had. Very clear on what I needed to do and how I should be planning for the future.”
Amooproperty, September 1, 2020
“Tom was punctual for the quickbooks training. He explained everything logically and clearly and was happy to repeat the instructions. I found Tom very valuable and found the training very helpful.”
Tom made it very easy to understand
NickyJarWill, July 21, 2020
“Tom made training for using QuickBooks very easy and simple. He tailored the training to what I needed to know and showed me how to make sort cuts to save time. He was very approachable and easy to talk to. Thanks Tom!”
Knowledgeable and responsive service
JTB, June 5, 2020
“Great service from Tom – friendly and knowledgeable, did a very good job of pitching his advice at an appropriate level for me. Impressive expert-level Quickbooks knowledge. Went above and beyond to assist with the migration of our business from a legacy system to Quickbooks. Recommended.”
Very easy training and professional
Grant B, April 26, 2020
“Tom helped me set up my Quickbooks account and training via a online training session. Tom explained everything in great detail and answered all my questions showing his great knowledge of the product. I can Highly recommend Tom If you’re looking for someone to help you with QB”
Tom is a great QB advisor
JY XBorder Consulting Ltd, March 20, 2020
“I had an online 1.5 hr training session with Tom today. It was well structured, starting with Receipt Bank to QB. Tom explained everything so clearly, it was very interactive and he was able to answer all my questions. I’m lucky to have such great advisors helping me! Thanks Tom!
Extremely knowledgeable and great to work with
Happy customer, February 19, 2020
“Tom delivers his work with a great blend of authority and warmth. I feel extremely confident in his work and guidance, whilst also enjoying our interactions every time we work together.”
Lindley85, February 19, 2020
“Tom is a saviour with all the help he has provided with all my QuickBooks training. I have no accounting knowledge and have found him very patient. He is always happy to help with my many queries. Tom has outstanding knowledge and is very easy to approach. Thoroughly recommend”
Very Helpful and Knowledgeable
Steven D, February 2, 2020
“Tom was very approachable and able to set me up with Quickbooks and explain how to invoice etc. He also helped with registering me with VAT and will assist in quarterly VAT reporting. Tom is obviously very knowledgeable about Quickbooks and flexible in his approach. Keen to help , Tom ably ran a Training session for me at PJCO premises which was well worthwhile”
Justin W, November 6, 2019 “Tom has been fantastic to work with so far. His training on Quickbooks was comprehensive, yet he managed to make it simple and interesting! I would recommend working with Tom and the PJCO team to anyone.”
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.
I graduated from the University of Chichester with a 2.1 degree in Sports Therapy in 2020 and wanted a complete change of pace in my career, having always had a keen interest in finance and accountancy. Outside of work I enjoy keeping fit either at the gym or on the cricket field and socialising with friends from trying out new restaurants to travelling to new cities for gigs or festivals.
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.
As a student of BSc (Hons) Accounting and Finance at the University of Brighton, Mina is with us during his 3rd year work placement before going back to complete his degree in 2023. The practical experience he will get during this time should put him in a position to highly achieve in his final year and continue his ACCA career post graduation.
He is proud to be completing this placement year at PJCO, learning from his peers and will be looking to fine tune his client services during this time.
Living in Hove with his family, Mina enjoys meeting friends for various activities ranging from Top Golf to experiencing new supercars.
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.