Meet the S4B Team

John O’Mahony – BSc (Special Hons) ACA

Managing Director

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)

Outsourcing Director

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)

Outsourcing Manager

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)

Accounting Executive

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.

 

 

Wahhab Riaz – (BSc Hons)

Trainee Chartered Accountant

Wahhab is a recent graduate from Brunel University with a 1st Class Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance.He joined Solutions 4 Business in 2017 and has begun his training towards the ACA qualification. He like to do photography in his spare time and has several clients who book him for events.

 


 

 

Jan Blackett 

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.