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.
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.
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?
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.
Hannah joined us from a local firm where she had been preparing company accounts for 2 years, having previously undertaking a business administration apprenticeship. She is in the final year of her AAT qualification and enjoys keeping fit.
Niobe graduated from the University of Hertfordshire with a first class degree in accounting and economics and looks after a portfolio of our bookkeeping clients. Niobe is also a swimming instructor.
Shee is based in our Philippines office and joined us having been a senior accountant at a local organization. Shee predominately manages our clients supplier purchase invoices.
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.
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.
Tommy recently obtained his AAT qualification and is now taking his ACCA exams Tommy is also our resident IT specialist. Our innovative online forms have all been designed by Tommy. Having lived in Somerset all his life, it was inevitable that Tommy would support Borussia Dortmund FC.