Profiles

Andrew Black

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Email: andrewb@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Director

Qualifications: A Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland.

Experience & specialisms: Andrew qualified as a Chartered Accountant in Edinburgh in 1983. He then joined Ernst & Whinney, as they were then known, in Southampton polishing his audit experience. He joined Graham Martin & Co in 1985. Over the years he has worked extensively with the building trades, particularly ground working, road haulage, car dealers and even a client who drug-tested racing pigeons.

Outside work: Andrew is a keen follower of rugby and is Treasurer of the Scottish Exiles RFC Ltd, helping to support and recruit young Scottish qualified rugby players living outside Scotland bringing them to the Scottish pathway.

He is also a board member and Treasurer of the Countess Mountbatten Hospice Charity, raising funds in support of the hospice in West End.


Duncan Jefferies

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Mobile: 07854 165741

Email: duncan.jefferies@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Director

Qualifications: A Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Experience & specialisms: Having already gained 20 years experience in public practice, Duncan joined Graham Martin & Co in May 2006 and was duly appointed a director in 2008. Following the retirement of Graham Martin in December 2017, he became joint owner of the company. Duncan specialises in providing business advice and tailored added value solutions to a wide variety of small to medium sized businesses, as well as managing the full range of accounting, taxation and auditing compliance services provided. He also acts in a financial director capacity for several clients and relishes the hands on approach and involvement in their affairs which this role demands. Duncan was a part time lecturer in Auditing at Eastleigh College. However, after 10 years in the role he resigned in 2009 to concentrate on the development of the practice.

Outside work: Duncan is a keen follower of most sports although his main passions are Hampshire Cricket and Southampton Football Club, where he is a lifelong season ticket holder. He is also a member of Activate Health and Fitness Suite in Fair Oak and enjoys reading.


Jo Bingham

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Mobile: 07956 255678

Email: jo.bingham@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Client Manager

Qualifications: A Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Xero Certified Advisor.

Experience & specialisms: Having gained 7 years experience in public practice, Jo joined Graham Martin & Co in November 2004, and qualified shortly after in 2005. She specialises in assisting small to medium sized businesses with their accounting and taxation affairs, in addition to advising and implementing, accounting software solutions.

Outside work: Jo is a keen follower of football, especially Southampton Football Club. She also enjoys spending time with her husband, children and dog, reading and helping 1 evening a week as an assistant to a dog training business.


Beth Ribeiro

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Position: Payroll Manager

Experience & specialisms: Beth joined Graham Martin & Co in December 2015 and continues to develop and grow the in house payroll bureau assisting clients in managing their statutory formalities in an efficient and professional manner. During her time with the company to date she has guided numerous businesses through the Auto – Enrolment process and continues to manage their ongoing compliance. Prior to joining Graham Martin & Co Beth worked in commerce managing a weekly payroll for an average of 60 employees. Having worked in retail in a senior management capacity in her native South Africa, before emigrating to the UK in 2009 with her family, Beth is able to bring a broad cross section of commercial knowledge and self awareness to the role.

Outside work: Beth loves to socialize with friends and family and is an avid reader in between managing a busy household.


Lesley McGarrigle

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Email: Lesley.mcgarrigle@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Personal Tax Assistant

Experience & specialisms: Lesley has worked in general practice as a tax assistant since 1988, having joined Graham Martin & Co in May 2006. Responsible for the personal tax compliance of a significant portfolio Lesley brings with her a wealth of experience and knowledge together with an overwhelming personality and devotion to the role.

Outside work: Lesley enjoys the theatre and spending time with her family and dog.


Jackie Lewis

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Email: Jackie.lewis@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Accounts Manager

Qualifications: Fellow member of the Association of Accountant Technicians.

Experience & specialisms: Jackie qualified in 2001 and became a fellow member in 2013. She qualified on her return from Germany where she worked as a civilian on armed forces bases in the accounts and payroll offices. In 1999 she joined PricewaterhouseCoopers. She joined Graham Martin and Company in 2006. Over the years she has worked with sole traders, partnerships and Limited companies, with various trades, gaining a broad knowledge of various businesses.

Outside work: Jackie follows Southampton FC. She likes to go walking, play badminton and attend concerts. Jackie enjoys reading and spending time with friends and family.


Michelle Burke

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Email: michelle.burke@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Accountant

Qualifications: Accounting Technician

Experience & specialisms: Michelle qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2008. She returned to our team in February 2017 after working for other accountancy practices in the area for over 10 years. She has experience of various businesses and deals with accountancy affairs for Sole Traders, Partnerships and Limited Companies, together with assisting our payroll bureau.

Outside work: Michelle likes to spend time with her family, in particular visiting theme parks where she has a strange attraction to roller coasters. She is also a member and regular visitor to Marwell Zoo.


Amanda Hanley

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Email: Amanda.hanley@grahammartinandco.co.uk

Position: Book-keeper/company administration

Experience & specialisms: Having worked as a book-keeper for a number of years, Mandy joined Graham Martin and Co in April 2001. She specialises in book-keeping, VAT returns, dealing with Company Secretarial matters and money laundering administration.

Outside work: Mandy enjoys spending time with her growing family, and recently married her long term partner. She also enjoys spending time abroad exploring new cultures and countries.


Zoë Parker

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Telephone: 02380 616053

Position: Tax Manager

Qualifications: A Member of Chartered Institute of Taxation

Experience & specialisms: Zoë qualified as a tax adviser in 2008 and joined Graham Martin and Co in November 2018. She is responsible for the personal tax compliance, along with tax advice on Inheritance tax , Capital Gains tax and trusts.

Outside work: Zoë enjoys spending time with her family and friends. She likes to spend time outdoors whenever possible and particularly likes the beach and the New Forest.

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