The team at Phillips are friendly and eager. Whatever service you come to us for, you will always find our team ready to help.
Neil Phillips - Director
Mini Bio: Neil was born and educated in Telford. After gaining a degree in Accountancy at Exeter University he trained as a Chartered Accountant in Bristol with Coopers & Lybrand, predominantly looking after owner-managed businesses . After some years as a partner with another Telford-based firm and with a Birmingham firm, Neil joined Phillips Chartered Accountants in 2000. Neil is responsible for the overall running of the company.
Did you know? Neil enjoys athletics and has completed the London Marathon four times. Neil appears in the 1983 edition of the Guinness Book of Records for the fastest walk along the length of Ireland.
Joanne Brayne - Senior Manager
Mini Bio: Joanne is a Fellow of the ACCA and joined the firm in 2001 after gaining experience with other Telford-based accountancy firms. Joanne is extremely experienced in dealing with owner-managed businesses and specialises in taxation and accountancy services. Joanneís mixed portfolio of clients include caravan dealers, cylinder manufacturers, printers, Chartered Surveyors and a belly-dancer.
Did you know? Joanne enjoys spending time with her young daughter and family, walking, swimming, watching football, caravanning and holidaying abroad.
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Julie Fox - Payroll Manager
Mini Bio: Julie is a Fellow Member of the AAT and is the firmís Payroll Manager. After having originally joined the firm in 2001, Julie left to relocate to Skegness and rejoined the firm in 2009 after relocating back to Telford. Julie provides weekly and monthly payroll services and general payroll support to the firmís clients.
Did you know? Julie enjoys canal boat holidays, walking and photography and is a former piano-teacher and Church organist.
Direct dial: 01952 522007
Mark Duce - Manager
Mini Bio: Mark was born and raised in Telford and has always lived in the
Did you know? Mark enjoys spending time with his family and friends, playing and watching football and is a keen Liverpool FC fan.
Kelly Jones - Senior
Mini Bio Ė Kelly is a fully qualified member of the AAT and currently studying for her ACCA qualification, Before joining Phillips Kelly worked for two practices in the Telford area and has a number of years of experience dealing with Sole trader, Limited companies and charity accounts. Her work at Phillips includes assisting with the preparation of year end accounts, Tax returns, VAT returns and management accounts.
Did you know? Kelly enjoys spending time with her two young children and family and regularly plays hockey for Telford & Wrekin Hockey Club.
Lucie Evans - Trainee
Mini Bio: Lucie is a fully qualified member of the AAT and is currently studying towards her ACCA qualification. Her work at Phillips includes assisting with the preparation of accounts, VAT returns and tax returns.
Did you know? Lucie enjoys spending time with her son and family, reading, cooking and regularly goes swimming.
Tanya Kausinene - Trainee
Mini Bio: Tanya has a Bachelor Degree in teaching, but decided to change her career to accountancy. Currently Tanya is studying a level 4 Diploma in AAT and then plans in the future to complete her ACCA qualification.
Did you know? Tanys enjoys spending time with her young sons and family. She likes to keep healthy and goes to the gym on a regular basis.
Lauren Sumner- Trainee
Mini Bio: Lauren is in her final year of studying towards her AAT qualification, with a view to starting the ACCA qualification afterwards. Lauren joined the firm in July 2012, after spending four years working within industry. Her work at Phillips includes the preparation of financial accounts, VAT returns, management accounts and tax returns.
Did you know: Outside of work Lauren enjoys spending time with her son Mason, socializing with her friends and reading.
Katie Perks - Receptionist and Administrator
Mini Bio: Katie is the firmís receptionist and office administrator. As well as her administrative duties Katie assists with the filing of annual returns and other Companies House forms for the firmís clients.
Did you know? Katie enjoys spending time with her family and friends and regularly plays badminton.
Laura Hoof - Assistant Administrator
Mini Bio: Laura joined Phillips in 2011 and provides administration, secretarial and reception support.
Did you know? Laura enjoys spending time with her daughter and regularly swims.
Josephine Phillips - Company Secretary
Mini Bio: Josephine provides administrative support for the Company and supports her husband Neil in the running of the company.
Did you know? Josephine enjoys gardening, decorating and walking the family Chihuahua.
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I have been very impressed with Phillips accountants. We are a new business and they have given us very sound advice and have been a great help.