Meet the Team

Paifang Team

Director - Stephen Hickson FMAAT Email:

As one of the accountancy staff Steve has over twelve years experience in the environment of international accounting and corporate services. He also specialises in issues relating to UK VAT.

Previous experience includes working in a sales / finance environment with national companies and believes in maintaining good communications and relationships with clients.

He is also a part time lecturer of accountancy at the local college.

Senior Accountant- Stephen Hubbard MAAT Email:

His primary duties are that of accounts preparation but other duties include management of the IT and computing facilities within the firm.

Areas of speciality include sole trader accounts and self-assessment but has a high standard of knowledge of all types of accounts preparation and taxation.

Senior Accountant- Svetlana Jenkins ACCA Email:

A Russian speaker who has gained all her experience and qualification with the firm over the past nine years and has experience communicating with the existing overseas clients.

Areas of specialisation include Charity and UK non profit organisation accounts.

Bookkeeping and Payroll- Mary Coombes Email:

Mary originally worked for one of the UK's leading financial institutions and subsequently has twenty years experience of bookkeeping and payroll. Proficient with several leading software packages including Sage, Quickbooks and IRIS payroll. Mary is also responsible for the firms bookkeeping and maintaining sales and purchase ledgers.

Company Services, Formations and Administration- Tracey Taylor Email:

Apart from an impeccable knowledge of corporate administration and procedures, Tracey doubles as nominee company secretary for clients who require this service. She has over fifteen years experience in an administrative background and backs this with a firm belief that the client's requirements are paramount.

Administration and Personnel- Val Shiffers Email:

Val originally worked for one of top UK accounting firms in accounts and audit preparation. Since returning to the workplace she has taken on a dual role in both administration and staff related issues within the firm.

Sales & Marketing assistant - Evelina Petrikiene Email:

Administration and Accounts Trainee- Chris Davey Email:

Chris originally joined the firm as an apprentice and now has progressed to accounts trainee and administrative assistant. He is the first point of contact for many clients and has acquired, in a short period of time, an impressive knowledge of company services and administrative procedures.

22 Billet Street
Taunton Somerset

T +44 (0) 1823 321177