Jo specialises in working with media businesses and is based in the West End office. Her day-to-day responsibilities cover audit, annual accounts, corporation tax compliance and general business advisory work. She also gets involved in ad hoc projects, such as company valuations, business plans and forecasts, and recommending accounting systems and internal controls to clients.

Clients like that Jo talks about their finances in a way they can understand – particularly important in the creative world! Clients appreciate that she finds practical commercial solutions to the issues they face.

Qualifying with Kingston Smith in 1998, Jo previously worked in the Heathrow office. There she worked with small and medium-sized owner-managed and entrepreneurial businesses, including international groups, covering a wide range of business sectors. Her clients represented all stages of the business life cycle, from start-up to sale or wind-down.

Additionally, Jo has several years’ industry experience, giving her a wider perspective. She understands the pressures on an internal accounts team, especially during the year-end processes and audit.

Jo also works closely with the trainees and junior managers in the office to help them develop and achieve their potential.

Outside of work, Jo enjoys spending time with her family.