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  • Meet The Team
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    Nick Russell

    I am the Chief Executive of the firm and also Head of the Taxation Department. I have been a tax specialist since 1979 and am routinely involved in reviewing clients tax affairs, identifying and assessing the opportunities to reduce the tax burden.

    I previously worked in both Mid Tier and Big 4 Accountancy Firms prior to joining Pattinsons in 1994.

    Nick Russell – CEO and Taxation Consultant

    Karl Cobane РClient Manager and Technical Accountant

    Gary Walking – Technical Accountant

    Claire Watkins

    I am a member of the accounts team and specialise in assisting sole traders, partnerships and Limited Companies with their bookkeeping, both in-house and at the clients’ premises. I am also involved in preparing year end accounts, management accounts and VAT returns.

    Claire Watkins – Analytical Accountant

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    I work in the accounts department and am currently studying my third year of AAT. I work primarily with sole trader clients, producing year end accounts and undertake bookkeeping duties on Xero and Sage, in which I hold a level 3 Certificate of Competence.

    Carrie Betts – Junior Accountant

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    I have Recently joined Pattinsons and am currently training to be an Accountant. I am studying AAT on day release, which is the first step towards becoming a qualified Accountant. When in the office I assist in both the accounts and administration departments, in working in both departments I am gaining a wide range of experience and knowledge.

    Curtis Watson – Trainee Accountant

    Katie Ballard

    I advise on personal, business and corporate taxation matters as well as employment remuneration and benefit strategies. Having significant experience working in industry, I am ideally placed to attend to the needs and concerns of business owners and employers.

    Katie Ballard – Taxation Specialist

    Jessica Russell

    I am a member of the taxation department and advise on personal, business and corporate tax matters, the construction industry scheme as well as overseeing payroll affairs. I generally attend to compliance matters which involves significant contact with clients, HM Revenue & Customs and third parties.

    Jessica Russell – Taxation Specialist

    Kelly Huckle

    I take care of our payroll clients’ needs, by compiling and processing employee payroll data, producing reports, employee payslips and corresponding with the relevant government agencies. I also assist with our internal accounts and office procedures.

    Kelly Huckle – Payroll Technician

    Margaret Smedley

    I attend to company secretarial affairs, which involves the preparation of documentation to ensure that all actions are recorded correctly and are in compliance with the Companies Act.

    I am a member of the administration team, who take care of our office procedures whilst dealing with clients on a daily basis.

    Margaret Smedley – Company Secretarial Executive

    Amber Styles

    As part of the administration team, I am responsible for the general day to day running of the office which encompasses the management of the facilities and systems we operate.

    In addition, I am personal assistant to the Director and co-ordinate the internal reporting for the firm as well as assisting with marketing and the enhancement of our business and services.

    Amber Styles – Office Coordinator


    8 The Courtyard, Goldsmith Way, Eliot Business Park, Nuneaton, Warwickshire CV10 7RJ Contact Us: - Telephone: 02476 375777 - Fax: 02476 387587 - VAT Reg. No: 729 664 200 - Company Registration No. : 03727649