Our four partners are supported by a team with varying experience and expertise. The partner dealing with your affairs will select the most appropriate member(s) of the team to work with him, so you will always deal with the same people, and they will be able to answer your queries accurately and quickly.
Giles Thrush FCA, CTA, Partner
Giles is experienced in all aspects of general practice, working on taxation, audit review, statutory and management accounting, investigation and research and general financial planning. In addition, he is responsible for the firm's student training and development programme.
Giles qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1989 and as Chartered Tax Practitioner in 1992. He joined Richardson Dawson & Carroll in 1985, working from the Holborn office. In 1986 he moved to Marlow. On the dissolution of Richardson Dawson & Co, Giles continued working in Marlow with Richardson Jones & Co, where he became a partner in 1992.
David Porter FCCA ACA, Partner
David is responsible for the firm's audit regulation and practice assurance compliance. His work includes audit review, management accounting, budgeting, profit and cashflow forecasting (business plans), business valuations, personal and corporate taxation, and general financial planning.
David qualified as a Certified Accountant in 1992 and as a Chartered Accountant in 1997. He joined Richardson Dawson & Carroll in 1984, working from the Princes Risborough office. In 1986 he moved to the Marlow office. On the dissolution of Richardson Dawson & Co 1987 he continued working in Marlow with Richardson Jones & Co. David has a keen interest in IT and has been instrumental in the development of the firm's substantial IT resources. He became a partner in 1998 and is experienced in all aspects of general practice.
Chris Jones ACA, Partner
Chris's work includes auditing, statutory accounts preparation, management accounting, personal and corporate taxation, computer consultancy and general financial planning. He is also responsible for the regulatory compliance ot the firm's investment business.
Chris qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1995. He joined Richardson Jones in 1992 and has gained experience in all aspects of general practice. He became a partner in 2001.
Kevin Ellerby ACA, Partner
Kevin's work encompasses account preparation, audit, management accounts, VAT accounting, taxation and general financial planning.
He joined the firm in 1998 at the Great Missenden office, and relocated to Marlow in 1999. He passed his ACA qualification in 2004 and became a partner in 2012.
Jo Ackland ACA BSc, Manager
Jo's work includes accounts preparation, audit, management accounts, VAT accounting, taxation.
Jo joined the firm in 2002 having completed her degree in Accounting and Finance at Southampton University. She passed her ACA qualification in 2005.
Luke Barratt, ACCA, AAT
Luke works primarily on accounts preparation. He joined the firm in 2011, having previously been responsible for tax returns and book-keeping for a small Yorkshire-based practice. Luke qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2007 and recently qualified as a Certified Accountant (ACCA). In his spare time, he enjoys playing squash, dingy sailing and mountain biking.
Sheena Book, AAT, ATT
Sheena mainly provides accounts and tax services. She has 20 years of experience having worked previously in a Glastonbury firm, and is AAT and ATT qualified. Outside work Sheena is a football and rugby enthusiast, a chief steward of a flower show and is currently designing a wide-beam canal boat.
Andrew Wong, Trainee Accountant
Andrew helps a broad range of clients with accounts preparation, audit and individual and corporate tax.
After graduating from Sheffield University with a BA in Accounting and Financial Management, Andrew trained with a medium-sized accountancy firm in Uxbridge. He joined us in 2011 and appreciates the variety and more 'hands on' approach of a smaller practice.
Andrew enjoys street dancing and music - he plays piano and composes - although studying for his ACA finals leaves him with precious little free time.
Dee Houghton, AAT, Payroll Manager
Dee joined the firm in 2005, qualifying as an Accounting Technician in 2007.
She has over four years' PAYE experience and now runs our payroll service covering all the various intricancies.
Alex Bartlett, Trainee Accountant
Alex joined Richardson Jones from a small accounting practice in Henley. He is currently studying for the AAT qualification and specialises in accounts and payroll. He has a keen interest in football, golf and working out in the gym.
Sarah Higgins & Emma Engall, office managers
Sarah and Emma jointly run the office. As well as meeting and greeting visitors and answering the phones, they are in charge of the firm's sales and purchase ledger.
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