Our Team

Our team want to become part of your team and support you to make the next step with your business. We value every client, whether you require a simple tax return or a complicated set of monthly management accounts. We always strive to provide a first-rate, personal and cost-effective service.

Matthew Kendall - Chartered Accountant

Matthew Kendall FCA - Managing Director


Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in accountancy for 17 years.  He thoroughly enjoys his job and is very proud of his profession.  He has experience in working with various sized businesses and with individuals from a wide range of industries.


Matt started the firm eight years ago and is passionate about providing a high-quality, personal service to every client.  He works in all areas of the business.  As well as being very experienced in the more traditional aspects of accountancy, Matt also focuses on using the latest technology, in particular cloud-based services, enabling client's accounts to be more secure, more accessible and, in many cases, more cost-effective.


In his spare time Matt enjoys watching rugby league, hill walking and camping, and spending time with his wife Caroline. 

David Kendall - Accountant

David Kendall FCCA


David is our Office Manager and is an FCCA qualified Accountant, he has worked in accountancy for 13 years.


Dave has gained experience working with a wide variety of clients and has acquired many skills throughout his career. He now specialises in year-end accounts and corporation tax.


In his role as Office Manager he supports the ongoing training and development of our staff and coordinates the day to day workflow in the office ensuring that deadlines are met.


David enjoys playing football in a local 5-a-side league and enjoys watching sport, particularly Hull City where he is a season passholder. 

Jo Hall - Kendall Accountancy Services

Joanne Hall


Jo has worked in accountancy for many years and so has extensive experience in providing services to small and medium sized businesses. She is an Assistant Accountant and is our Sage and Management Accounting Specialist. Jo mainly works on the preparation of management accounts, VAT and personal tax returns. She also provides payroll and bookkeeping services.


Jo also has a role in the training and development of our team, and enjoys sharing her experience with our junior staff members. Jo is a Certified Advisor for Quickbooks.

Tom Hood - Kendall Accountancy Services

Thomas Hood MAAT


Tom is an Assistant Accountant and is our VAT and Cloud Accounting Specialist. He is fully-qualified with the AAT and is currently studying for the ACCA qualification.


Tom has many years of experience in bookkeeping and so manages a large amount of our bookkeeping work. His role also involves VAT planning and producing VAT returns. Tom also produces management accounts and provides payroll services. He is a Certified Advisor for Xero, Quickbooks and Sage Business Cloud.

Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

Emily Bird


Emily is an Assistant Accountant. She is qualified to AAT Level 3 and is currently studying for the Level 4 Professional Diploma.


In the office Emily is involved in a variety of work including personal tax, bookkeeping, VAT, payroll and year-end accounts preparation. She also manages the administration duties in the office. Emily is also a fully Certified Advisor for Xero and Quickbooks.

Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

Amy Tinegate


Amy is an Assistant Accountant qualified to AAT Level 3, she will soon begin training for the Level 4 qualification.


Amy is involved in a variety of work including VAT, personal tax, bookkeeping, accounts preparation and payroll.  She also completes administrative duties and handles client enquiries. Amy is a Certified Advisor for Quickbooks Online.



Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

Samantha Harrod MAAT, Part-ACCA


Sam is an MAAT Accountant and is part-ACCA qualified. She has worked in accountancy for the majority of her career, predominantly in practice and also some time in industry.


Sam manages our personal tax work. Sam also undertakes accounts preparation, year-end accounting, payroll and oversees the work of junior staff. 

Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

Joanne Wilkinson


Jo joined our team in 2021 and is an Assistant Accountant. She has worked within practice for many years, in both local and international firms, and so brings a great deal of knowledge and experience to our team.


During her career she has predominantly specialised in personal tax, though will also be working within other areas of our firm.



Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

John Tayler



John is a Trainee Accounts Assistant and he joins us from a previous background in healthcare, both administrative and clinical.


Within the business John primarily works within our payroll services and he also undertakes administrative duties.

Emily Bird - Kendall Accountancy Services

Lucy Wheeler


Lucy joined us in 2021 after finishing college and is an Accountancy Apprentice. As part of her Apprenticeship she will be working in all areas of the firm as well as studying for the AAT qualification.



Jim Doyle -Non-Executive Solutions

Jim Doyle FCMA


Jim works with us to provide Non-Executive solutions.


As well as this Jim provides valuable advice to assist with acquisitions, university spin-outs and turnaround situations.


For more information about Jim please click here.


Kendall Accountancy Services Limited is a Limited company registered in England & Wales. Company number: 08348936.


Registered Office: 

2 Exeter Street,

New Village Road


East Yorkshire

HU16 4LU