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 FCA - Managing Director
Matthew is a Chartered Accountant and has worked in accountancy for 18 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 nine 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 FCCA
David is our Office Manager and is an FCCA qualified Accountant, he has worked in accountancy for 14 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 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.
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 MAAT
Emily is an Assistant Accountant and is fully qualified with MAAT. She is training for the ACA qualification.
Emily is experienced in a variety of areas 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.
Amy is an Assistant Accountant qualified to AAT Level 3, and at present is 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.
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 supervises the work of junior staff.
Lucy joined us from college and she is a Trainee Accountant. She works in all areas of the firm alongside studying for the AAT Level 3 qualification.
Billy joined our team as an Accountancy Apprentice in 2021 and is training for the AAT. He predominantly works in VAT and management accounting though will train within all areas of the firm.
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.
2 Exeter Street,
New Village Road