Matt qualified as an accountant with a large regional firm before moving into industry, specialising in process improvement and analysing profitability in food manufacturing operations with turnovers up to £200m.
Having been responsible for a weekly payroll with 1,200 employees, Matt made the move back to practice with another large regional firm, assuming responsibility for their 500 payroll clients before forming an outsourced finance and cloud accounting service offering.
Matt has been placed at 22 in the Accountancy Age 35 under 35 ranking for 2018. In the words of Accountancy Age, the ranking spotlights the brightest young talent in the accountancy sector and features those who display innovation and dedication to lead the way and transform their respective fields.
THE PORTT TEAM
Sandra joined us having worked for a large regional firm for over 30 years, the latter of those working closely with Matt, which makes her particularly skilled at understanding challenging business owners. Sandra is our Managing Director and as such looks after our internal operations.
Karl is currently studying for his AAT qualification and is the reigning crazy golf champion. Karl looks after a combination of bookkeeping and payroll clients. Who says men can't multi task?
Katy is responsible for the day to day operation of our payroll function. With over 15 years’ experience gained in local accountancy firms, Katy is very knowledgeable in her field and is adept in auto-enrolment.
Outside of work Katy is undertaking a degree in psychology, which she is banned from using in the office.
Emma is an experienced bookkeeper who predominately looks after our large and complex clients, which she is well suited to having experience in business operations. Emma is studying her final year of her AAT qualification.
Anda is currently studying for her ACCA qualification having previously obtained a masters degree in internal audit from the University of Transylvania. She is accustomed to dealing with complex businesses. Outside of work she enjoys martial arts, so we usually do what she says!
Siobhan heads up our Philippines office, having grown up in Norfolk, she moved to Manilla in 2011 and has operational experience in in outsourcing and general company administration. Outside of work, Siobhan is a keen gamer.
Matt self-studied for his AAT qualification, doing so alongside a full-time sales ledger role and joined us in 2019 to study his ACCA qualification. Matt works on several of our larger clients delivering a high service level on a day to day basis.
Jenna is a payroll specialist with 14 years experience, who joined us after looking after a 750 employee payroll. Outside of work she enjoys bike rides, spending time with the family and walking their dog.
Hayley joined us at the start of the COVID 19 outbreak and has been instrumental in getting money into the accounts of our clients by swift processing of their Furlough scheme claims. Hayley also has six years of experience in bookkeeping both in practice and industry.
Valentina joined us in 2019 having previously worked in a purchasing role. She is currently studying for her AAT level 4 qualification, having obtained a Law degree in her native Moldova.
Nick joined us in 2019 after returning to the UK having spent over 10 years managing teams in South Korea and China. Before moving abroad, Nick worked in audit, having secured his degree in Accounting and Finance.
Laurel joined us as Management Accountant in 2020. She’s currently studying for her ACCA and has experience in bookkeeping, payroll and Making Tax Digital (MTD).
Kayleigh qualified 3 years ago and joined our team in 2020. As Finance Manager, Kayleigh oversees our team of experienced Management Accountants. In her spare time she enjoys playing hockey.