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- Patrick Morrello ACA CTAPatrick Morrello ACA CTAChartered Accountant
Patrick qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1992, and as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1994. Since qualifying, he has worked for small and large scale accountancy firms. Patrick has lived in housing co-operatives, and has been part of a team setting up a workers co-operative that runs an organic whole food shop. Recently, he was instrumental in setting up a social enterprise that raised finance through community share offers. He worked for Slade and Cooper from 2003 to 2017, a firm of accountants and auditors specialising in the charity sector, in which he was a principal from 2016.
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- Adrian Phillips ACAAdrian Phillips ACAChartered Accountant
Adrian qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2009, having trained while working within a small independent firm in Manchester. Post-qualification, his responsibilities included audit, statutory accounts, management accounts and tax. More recently, he worked as an audit manager for Beever and Struthers, whose clients include voluntary organisations, charities, not-for-profits and educational academies.
In 2017, Adrian set up his own business. He also joined Third Sector Accountancy, where he continues to increase his knowledge and understanding of third sector organisations.
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- Rebeca Ospina ACCARebeca Ospina ACCA
Rebeca has worked in the corporate sector for 10 years, covering vat, corporation tax, personal tax, company formation and administration, bookkeeping and payroll services and became A.C.C.A. qualified in 2018. She recently came over to Third Sector as she wanted to feel more fulfilled, and make a positive change in the community and wider world. In her spare time she likes to get out in the camper van and unplug, keep fit and cycle. She is also a second degree black belt in kickboxing, has a B.Sc. in Psychology and plays the drums.
- Stephen Hirst ACMA GCMAStephen Hirst ACMA GCMA
Stephen is a qualified management accountant, with over 25 years of post-qualification experience. He has spent most of his career with the Post Office, where he held a range of senior leadership posts in the national head office: his responsibilities covered liquidity management, risk and insurance, financial reporting, investment appraisal, cost accounting, budget management, management reporting, and financial control. More recently, he became involved with the charity sector, acting as chief finance officer for The Vegan Society. In partnership with his wife, Stephen has also run a small business retailing ethically sourced groceries. He is keen to use his experience to help third sector organisations.
- Anthea HughesAnthea HughesManagement Accountant
After studying business and personnel at Manchester Metropolitan University, Anthea forged a 10 year career in commercial finance. In 2007, she left the corporate world to work for social enterprise and the greater good. She has worked as a finance manager for a high profile workers co-operative, and her portfolio includes community interest companies and charities. She is an experienced management accountant with a range of skills, and is adept at working with Quickbooks, Sage and Xero. Anthea also takes an unnatural interest in charity VAT issues. She is part-qualified, and is now completing her training with Third Sector Accountancy.
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- Zig PowerZig PowerFinance Officer
In 2012, Zig was part of the core team that set up Leeds Bread Co-operative, where he developed the business plan and raised the required funding. Since then he has been their finance worker, dealing with Gnucash, Quickbooks Online, VAT and payroll. He was instrumental in setting up Third Sector Accountancy, and works on account preparation, book-keeping and VAT returns. He is now embarked on training leading to a professional accountancy qualification. He enjoys providing financial support for organisations who are doing great things.
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- Ingrid MausIngrid MausManagement Accountant
Originally from Germany, Ingrid has lived in the UK for over 40 years. She has worked in various roles, and within a range of industries, usually ending up in management and/or dealing with the finances. After making her home in Manchester, Ingrid worked for a College of Further Education for 12 years, teaching accountancy. During that time, Ingrid also started working with smaller charities and businesses—‘getting things in order'—producing year end accounts and regular management accounts for trustees and directors. She offers practical experience at many levels—and a lot of patience! Ingrid loves the fact that she contributes to the difference charities and co-operatives make to society.
- Simon JacobsonSimon JacobsonAccountant
Simon has worked in a co-operative setting since the early nineties as an accountant and business adviser, having started as an accounting technician for a chartered practice in Dorset. He has a wealth of practical experience of social enterprises and charities, as well as of a wide range of small businesses. He was a founding member of Co-opportunity, a workers co-operative based in Bristol. Simon has recently moved to Third Sector Accountancy to take advantage of the training opportunities and other benefits of working with a larger, and growing, qualified practice. He lives and works in Stroud, and is looking forward to offering the services of Third Sector Accountancy to new and existing clients in London and the southwest.
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- Dr. Philip BoastDr. Philip BoastAccountant
Dr Philip Boast is a qualified bookkeeper (ICB) and mathematician, who has pursued a career as musician, music tutor and mature research student. He has also been contracted as bookkeeper / finance worker for various campaign and research organisations and social enterprises, as well as a charity and social housing cooperative. He is currently employed with Third Sector Accountancy as a trainee accountant.