Meet the Team
Helen Columb AFA MIPA
Helen is the sole director of the practice and has over 10 years’ experience working in accounting. She qualified ACCA in 2013 and subsequently became a member of the Institute of Financial Accountants. She is responsible for managing the firm, meeting new clients, preparing accounts and offering tax advice.
Helen is our resident master baker and a ninja at crochet
Matthew Orange ACCA
Accounts Preparation & Tax Planning
Matt joined Columb & Gosling in 2015 and is an ACCA member. He is responsible for preparing year-end accounts and drafting tax returns for sole-traders, partnerships and limited companies. In addition to accounts preparation and tax planning, Matt also has an active role in the firms’ marketing and advertising.
Matt has two young children as enjoys cycling in his spare time.
VAT & Bookkeeping
Gemma joined Columb & Gosling in 2018 and is AAT qualified. She is responsible for completing client bookkeeping and submitting VAT returns. Gemma also assists with the preparation of accounts by completing year-end adjustments and working alongside Helen and Matt when required.
Gemma enjoys spending time with her family.
Payroll & Bookkeeping
Andrea joined Columb & Gosling in 2018 and is AAT qualified. She is responsible for administering client’s payroll and handling associated enquiries. Andrea also maintains clients’ business financial records using KashFlow, ensuring that the information within these records is accurate and complete.
Andrea enjoys exploring the great outdoors with the hooligans (the four-legged furry variety) and is also partial to a nice gin and tonic.
Sian joined Columb & Gosling in 2014 and she is responsible for the office administration duties. Sian regularly contacts HMRC on behalf of clients and demonstrates exceptional customer care at all times when greeting and dealing with clients.
Sian enjoys eating cheese and dog walking.
Joyce joined Columb & Gosling in 2013 and is one of our bookkeepers. Her primary responsibility is the maintenance of business financial records using KashFlow, ensuring that the information within these records is accurate and complete.
Joyce enjoys children’s parties and gin.