InTouch Accounting

Paul Gough

Paul established InTouch with a vision to provide contractors with a modern technology based solution which seamlessly combines with the personal touch of a traditional accountancy business.

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The most valuable asset of a service business is its people. InTouch has a terrific team of bright, talented and ambitious people who take looking after their clients very seriously.

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Are you great with people? Are you willing to surpass the expected to ensure your clients are happy? If so, you might have what it takes to be part of our team.

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InTouch William Foster

William Foster | Accounts Assistant

William was born in Bournemouth and has lived here all his life. After travelling to Australia for six months Will decided to return to Bournemouth, and began studying for his AAT. He is now level 2 qualified.

Will is currently working towards his level 3, and will then progress onto level 4. After completing AAT he’d like to begin studying CTA.

Outside of work he’s always playing football, and watching movies at the weekend.

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InTouch Jamie Vanderburg

Jamie Vanderburg | Tax Support

Jamie has lived in Bournemouth all his life, and began working for the HMRC at the age of 21. It was there where he gained all of his tax training, and specialised in PAYE & Self-Assessment.

Jamie’s wealth of tax knowledge is a fantastic resource for the clients of InTouch, and his main role here is to support our team of accountants and client managers. He particularly enjoys solving tax queries and also the interaction with clients.

Out of work Jamie enjoys films, music and technology, and makes Malta his yearly holiday destination in the sun.

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InTouch Laura Dowling

Laura Dowling | Client Manager

After growing up in Newquay Cornwall, Laura obtained her degree in Business Studies from the University of Plymouth. Straight after graduation Laura worked for HMRC which opened the door to her new passion, tax and accounting.

Laura then moved to Bournemouth and begun her first position in an accountancy practice, where she gained her ATT qualification.

Laura particularly enjoys the client relationships she has built up through the accounting and tax business, and also helping to contribute towards the growth of a new business.

Outside of work Laura enjoys running half marathons and travelling around the world in VW campervans.

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InTouch Jason Robertson

Jason Robertson | Client Accountant

Jason was born in South Africa, and after immigrating to England in 1998 he grew up in Ringwood.

Jason decided that after 6th Sixth Form he’d pursue his passion for finance, and is studying for his AAT at Bournemouth and Poole College. Once he has achieved his AAT, Jason will set his sights on studying to become a Chartered Accountant.

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InTouch Sam Heald

Sam Heald | Desktop & Application Support Analyst

Sam was born and raised in Blackpool, and after college continued his IT tuition at Lancaster University, studying Network Engineering Security and Systems Administration.

Succeeding in his recent graduation, Sam is hoping to transfer his ambitions and passions he has for computing support within InTouch, whilst also gaining practical IT enterprise experience. His future career ambitions include obtaining CCNA and or MCSA certifications.

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InTouch Ursula Bonner

Ursula Bonner | Accounts Assistant

Ursula has always worked in a financial environment; including for the Local Government, banking, financial services and accounting. She particularly enjoys identifying the problems that working in finance can bring, and helping to solve these.

Ursula likes challenges and strives to provide valuable support to her work colleagues and InTouch's clients.

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InTouch Jenny Hill

Jenny Hill | Senior Marketing Executive

With a degree in BA Advertising with Design from the University of Northampton, Jenny has over six years experience both agency and client side over a number of different industry fields.

Jenny loves learning new skills and grappling with the ever changing world of marketing to bring fresh ideas. She particularly loves integrated marcomms.

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InTouch Sarah Cholerton

Adrienne Saunders | Business Development Executive

Adrienne has a friendly and open personality and with over 10 years' experience in customer service and sales she brings professionalism, charisma and a positive energy to the team.

She enjoys helping clients as well as problem solving and will often be your first point of contact when calling InTouch Accounting.

Outside of work Adrienne enjoys long runs along the beach and has her eye on running a marathon!

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InTouch Sarah Cholerton

Sarah Cholerton | Business Development Executive

Sarah will often be the first point of contact for potential clients contacting InTouch Accounting. She loves handling enquiries and picking up new skills and knowledge along the way.

As well as completing her post-graduate study in 2014, Sarah brings over ten years' of experience in the financial sector with her, working mostly in banking and investments. 

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InTouch Sally Newman

Sally Newman | Senior Marketing Manager

Sally is a Chartered Institute of Marketing ACIM qualified professional. With a wealth of marketing experience gained in both the public and private sectors, Sally brings energy, enthusiasm and fresh ideas to InTouch.

Outside of work Sally loves most sports and is always looking at the map to plan her next holiday adventure!

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InTouch Iris Amelsbarg-Buswell

Iris Amelsbarg-Buswell | Client Manager

Iris joined InTouch Accounting in November 2014. She brings ample experience of accountancy and taxation to the team which she gained from working in the audit and tax departments for one of the mid-tier accountancy firms for the last nine years.

Her ambition to consolidate her skills by advising owner managers and small businesses makes her an excellent fit for InTouch. Iris is particularly enthused about giving practical advice on the various contractor accounting issues her clients face. Iris is both CTA and ACA qualified.

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InTouch David Doust

David Doust | Accounts Assistant

Having completed sixth form, David moved straight into the world of work, choosing to gain practical experience in accountancy.

He provides invaluable support to our clients and colleagues, ensuring all vital processes and documentation are completed accurately and on time. 

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InTouch Janna Beeching

Janna Beeching | Client Manager

Janna has been working in general practice for over 13 years, ensuring that her clients receive a proactive service.

Janna is ACCA qualified, which she achieved in 2006.

Joining the InTouch team in 2014, Janna is keen to add to her skills and build strong relationships with InTouch's clients providing them with a personal service.

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InTouch Katherine Thorburn

Katherine Thorburn | Client Manager

Katherine has worked in the accountancy arena for more than 10 years advising owner managers and SME business in all sectors. The aspects of her job she enjoys the most are problem solving and talking with clients. Katherine joined the team in late Spring 2014 and is already making a valuable contribution to the office and our clients.

The desire to expand her client facing skills makes her an excellent fit for InTouch. Katherine is AAT qualified and is studying for ACCA that she hopes to complete by the end of 2015.

She ran the London Marathon in 2013 for the Army Benevolent fund and likes skiing, Rugby (Welsh- Oh.. Leigh Halfpenny to be precise!) and her boxer dogs. 

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InTouch Louise Scott

Louise Scott | Executive Assistant

Louise is bubbly, energetic and highly organised.

She loves meeting new people and building strong working relationships.

Louise has great experience in the recruitment sector as both a consultant and more recently managing a team of consultants.

She is passionate about using her previous experience to provide a great support function to the management team, across multiple areas of the business.

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InTouch Duncan Strike

Duncan Strike | Director

Duncan is a member of the two most highly recognised UK accountancy bodies, ICAEW and ACCA. He has successfully developed accountancy businesses for many years.

Duncan was the owner and founder of Contractor Accountant specialist “Quay Accounting” (now Clearsky Accounting) until its sale a few years ago.

He is passionate about this sector and has a huge wealth of industry expertise that will boost InTouch into the top tier of contractor accountants.

Some of us have had the pleasure to work alongside Duncan and are fully aware of the passion he brings. Duncan adds great depth to the management skills of InTouch and shares our values for client service, excellence and ambition.

His stated interests include building custom motorcycles and travelling to Barbados and he takes a special interest in supporting the great work of the Wessex Autistic Society, helping children with autistic spectrum disorders.

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InTouch Natalia Avdeeva

Natalia Avdeeva | Accounts Assistant

Natalia has always had an interest in finance from a young age.

She finished her first book keeping course when she was 15.

Natalia is AAT Qualified and was awarded Top AAT student in Bournemouth and Poole College (Level 2 and 3).

She always strives towards perfection and has a strong desire to become a fully qualified ACCA Accountant.

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InTouch Jenny Islam

Jenny Islam | Client Accountant

Jenny brings plenty of general practice experience to the team, for the last three years she has worked at an accountancy firm advising and helping clients with queries and corresponding with HMRC.

Jenny has a friendly personality and is committed to providing InTouch’s clients with the support they need.

Jenny is currently working towards her ACCA qualification.

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InTouch Charlie White

Charlie White | Client Manager

Charlie has lived in the Bournemouth area all her life.

She has been with InTouch since 2012 and advising her own clients since early 2014.

Charlie felt that studying AAT was the right route to take, and now has fully qualified MAAT Status.

The next steps are completion of PCG accreditation and commencing to study ACCA from Autumn 2014, on her way to being fully qualified.

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InTouch Kate Herbert

Kate Herbert | Client Manager

Kate is AAT qualified and has worked with InTouch looking after contractors for four years.

Since joining InTouch in 2010 her skills have continued to broaden. She said: "It was always going to be an exciting period, packed with plenty of challenges and choices"- she was not disappointed. Kate is continuing with ACCA studies and the PCG accreditation program.

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InTouch Hannah Poynter

Hannah Poynter | Client Accountant

Hannah is AAT qualified and currently studying ACCA.

Her experience includes directly supporting a portfolio of clients and providing them with accountancy recommendations and dealing with HMRC on their behalf.

Hannah combines this experience with the attention to detail and relaxed nature that comes naturally after a lifetime of dance and drama.

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InTouch Lucas Jakubowski

Lucas Jakubowski | Accounts Assistant

Lucas made the bold decision to step out of the 'normal' university route and take advantage of his strong maths skills by joining InTouch and taking his first steps into his accountancy career.

Lucas has passed AAT levels 2 and 3 with only level 4 to go.

He wants to use this grounding to study for his ACCA qualification.

He has gained great experience helping our clients solve problems.

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InTouch Jodie Hall

Jodie Hall | Client Accountant

In June 2010, Jodie successfully completed her AAT qualifications, and is now well on her way to being a fully qualified ACCA.

She has passed 6 already and is awaiting results on 2 more.

She hopes to be fully qualified by June 2016. Jodie mixes her outdoor hobbies with studying, working and cooking.

A great recipe for an exciting future.

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InTouch Paul Evans

Paul Evans | IT Services and Support Manager

Paul was born and raised in St Albans and following school went to the University of Sheffield.

After completing a BA in Economics and Politics he went travelling in South East Asia before joining InTouch.

Paul is currently completing the ICAEW Certificate in Finance, Accounting and Business.

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InTouch Louisa Drewett

Louisa Drewett | Client Manager

Louisa has worked specifically with contractors since 2008.

Louisa thrives on helping clients with queries and ensuring that they understand how to run an effective and efficient business.

Louisa is determined to make sure that clients have the personal touch they deserve.

In terms of qualifications Louisa already has AAT, ATT, PCG accreditation and is soon to complete ACCA qualification.

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Claire Balston | Client Manager

Claire qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 2008 with a local firm of accountants and is PCG accredited.

She has been with InTouch since 2012 and is keen to listen to the needs of InTouch’s clients and responds to their questions providing timely advice in a friendly manner.

Claire hopes that clients feel they can ask her any question no matter how small.

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Alec Cormack | Director of IT

Alec is passionate about saving InTouch's clients time when inputting their accounting records into the Portal.

Every opportunity is seized in order to upload information automatically, ensuring that only the essential information is typed and that, where appropriate, information can be copied forward to future transactions rather than re-keyed. Time is money after all!

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