Getting to know us
Our team is made up of experienced professionals who are passionate about helping our clients achieve their goals. We are dedicated to providing our clients with the highest quality service and support.
David’s working life has been spent within the accountancy profession in practice and so brings a wealth of experience in business and taxation matters and is a fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. David now provides tax and business advice to sole traders, partnerships, limited companies and LLP’s as well as personal and capital taxes advice to individuals. Away from the office David enjoys keeping fit by regularly attending the gym, but mainly loves spending time away with his family.
FCCA / MAAT
Darren specialises in auditing and has extensive large company audit experience, including preparation of consolidated group accounts and dealing with companies with international connections. Darren has a busy family home life and when he manages to find some spare time to himself enjoys supporting his local football team.
Stuart specialises in providing business and tax advice to corporate clients and their owners. He acts as lead-advisor in corporate transactions such as acquisitions, mergers, management buy-outs and company disposals. Away from work, Stuart regularly plays golf and tennis but his number one sport is rugby, although these days he is a spectator rather than a player.
Banks Sheridan merged with Paul’s accountancy and taxation practice Sammons & Co, in 2017. Paul has a wealth of experience in all aspects of accountancy and taxation and has amassed clients from not only South Cheshire and North Staffordshire, but all over the UK and various parts of the world. Life outside work for Paul consists of spending time with his wife, two daughters and ever-expanding menagerie of pets.
Emily has been with Banks Sheridan since the company formed. Both AAT and FCCA qualified, she manages many of the audits, along with undertaking accounts and taxation work for a portfolio of clients operating within various industries. Outside of work, Emily enjoys following football, travelling and spending time with her family and friends.
Associate Director – Practice Team Leader
Both AAT and CIMA qualified, Sian joined us in 2014 and has a wide range of experience in accountancy and management. Having carried out various roles within Banks Sheridan, Sian is now involved with the development of apprentices and use of cloud accounting within the practice. Outside of work, Sian has a busy family life and enjoys keeping fit and being outdoors whenever she can.
Accountant (Senior Manager)
Having worked in the accountancy profession for over 30 years, Jeff has considerable experience helping businesses and business owners. Jeff looks after limited companies, partnerships and sole traders offering tax and business advice, including personal and capital taxes. Away from work Jeff plays badminton, enjoys watching football and likes to travel.
Bradley joined Banks Sheridan in 2014 and started his accountancy studies. He completed his AAT qualification in 2016 and became a qualified Chartered Certified Accountant in 2022. Now a Client Manager, managing a portfolio of clients Bradley is involved in all aspects of accountancy and taxation. Outside of work, Bradley enjoys playing golf, CrossFit training and when he is not exercising himself, he likes to watch a variety of sports such as football and formula one.
Jasmin manages a portfolio of clients based in numerous industries of varying sizes and is involved with accountancy such as accounts production, corporation tax, submission of VAT returns and personal tax. Jasmin holds a black belt in Karate and at the weekends enjoys spending time with her friends and family.
Callum, one of our audit team members, is a higher-level apprentice currently working towards his ACCA qualification. In his spare time Callum enjoys playing football, watching sport, cooking and socialising with friends and family.
Georgia joined us after deciding that a career in accountancy was for her and is currently working towards her AAT qualification. She uses cloud accounting software to prepare VAT returns and accounts and also assists in tax form preparation. In her spare time, Georgia likes to walk her three dogs and socialise with her friends and family.
Tina, who manages our efficient payroll department, joined us in 2019 and brought with her a wealth of payroll experience from diverse sectors, having spent over 10 years in the profession. Tina is busy outside of work, with a very active young daughter at home. When Tina is not spending time with her daughter and husband she likes to keep fit and socialise with friends.
Senior Payroll Administrator
Mark has many years of payroll experience working within payroll bureaus and is an integral part of our payroll department. Outside of work, Mark enjoys following Northampton Town FC and spending time with family and friends.
Jo is an experienced Management Accountant, having spent much of her career within the retail industry. Away from spreadsheets Jo enjoys reading, Scrabble and country walks with her family.
Director & Independent Financial Adviser
Ollie set up Banks Sheridan Wealth, the financial services business in August 2021, after being employed in financial services as an adviser for 20 years. Ollie loves the outdoors, spending most of his time with his dog, Stella, a spaniel, pursuing country sports. He loves running and going to the gym. Other than this he is running around after his 2 daughters!
Director of Banks Sheridan Wealth
John joined the business on a part time basis from the outset of the Financial Services Business after having taken early retirement from his role in Abrdn Financial Planning Limited. John has a wide range of interests from Rugby Refereeing, Running, Local History Research, Family History and Orchestral Music as a cellist. He is a regular volunteer at Congleton Museum.
Being our receptionist, Georgiana is usually the first person you will see when visiting our modern offices. Straight from school and into her apprenticeship here at Banks Sheridan, Georgiana is currently working towards an NVQ in Customer Service. In her spare time George likes dancing and cooking.
Josh joined us straight from A-levels with a career plan to become an accountant. He is currently working towards his AAT qualification and enjoying life as an apprentice accountant. In his role he uses cloud accounting software to prepare VAT returns and accounts and also assists in tax form preparation. Josh enjoys walking his dog, Paddy and likes to keep fit at the gym.
Phoebe joined us after completing her A-levels and is now working towards her AAT qualification. She uses cloud accounting software to prepare VAT returns and accounts and also assists in tax form preparation. In Phoebe’s spare time she competes locally and nationally in British Dressage with her Irish Sports Horse Donni and enjoys to play the piano.
Aimee joined us straight from Sixth Form; it was there she decided that she wanted to pursue a career in accountancy. She assists the managers by preparing accounts and VAT returns using cloud accounting software and has enrolled on an AAT course. In her spare time, Aimee likes to socialise with her friends and family, trying different restaurants and going on nice walks.
Fifi joined us after completing her GCSEs and is beginning her journey for her AAT qualification. She provides support to the client managers, mainly being involved in accounts preparation and VAT Return completion. Outside of work, Fifi enjoys crafting with her mum and long walks in the Peak District.