John O’Mahony – BSc (Special Hons) ACA
An ex-KPMG Chartered Accountant, John qualified in 1985. He left the profession to move into industry, and then spent 12 years working in commercial and financial director roles, succeeding in improving the financial health of each company. His employers included Kellock (the factoring and invoice discounting arm of Bank of Scotland), John Menzies plc, a subsidiary of Omnicom Inc. (a world top 100 advertising and marketing company) and Securitas. He then rejoined the profession as a partner at Hurst Morrison Thomson, before setting up S4B to bring the benefit of his company doctor and turnaround consulting skills and accounting experience to small and medium-sized businesses. Today he acts as part time FD, commercial director or chairman for several of our clients, giving practical and commercial advice at a board level. Also as part of S4B he has worked in the field of venture capital, helping investors protect and maximise their investments and orchestrate very successful exits.
Harry Burlow – BSc (Hons)
Harry trained with S4B and has been with the firm since graduating in 2010. Harry holds an Accounting and Finance degree from the University of Southampton. He is due to qualify as a Chartered Accountant. Harry works with a wide variety of our clients offering his expertise. He specialises in Accounting Compliance and Financial Reporting. Harry brings a strong sense of enthusiasm to the team and a determination to do whatever is necessary to get the job done.
Abigail O’Neill – BA (Hons)
Abi has been working in the accountancy field for over fifteen years. During this time she has accrued a wide variety of experience, having worked on accounts for sole traders and partnerships as well as medium sized companies. She is experienced in carrying out a range of accounting work, from management accounts to audits and both personal and business tax returns. Abi is able to put clients at ease and help them understand and feel comfortable with accounting processes and requirements.
Liam O’Mahony – BA (Hons)
A graduate of Worcester University in Business Studies, Liam has now started his career with Solutions 4 Business training to be a Chartered Accountant. He has several clients which he looks after personally. Liam is a keen football player and plays for a local team multiple times a week.
Rakesh Sagu – BSc (Hons)
Rakesh is a recent graduate, having begun his career with S4B as an Accounting Assistant in 2015. He is working to broaden his experience in carrying out a range of accounting services whilst simultaneously providing accounting support for clients. Rakesh enjoys participating in a variety of combat and strength sports from Wresting to Calisthenics and yoga. His determination in tackling any challenge he is presented with is an attitude he intends to use in his goal of becoming a Chartered Accountant.
Donna has worked in accounts for over 20 years. She brings to the team a wealth of experience, having worked as an accounts assistant, credit controller and bookkeeper. Her excellent communication and organisational skills help her to instil understanding and build good relationships with her clients and their teams, creating harmonious working environments.
Sales and Marketing Executive
Jan started her career at ICI Paints, Autocolour division where she worked her way up the ranks in marketing and sales. From here she went on to running her own successful business and has also helped smaller businesses with their marketing and sales. She now brings this experience to S4B to help us raise our profile and attract new clients.