JVCA

Helping you create something bigger than yourself

Think of us as an extension of your family; a sounding board to help you get through difficult times, a trusted friend. We’re here to help you create the lifestyle that you want by building the business that will help you get there. 

Our unconditional guarantee:

Yes, it’s important for you to know that we cater for fast-growing technology businesses, boutique businesses and businesses wanting to grow, and that our client list has a significant number of spin out companies from the Open University and Cranfield. We think it’s more important, however, that you know what that means for you.

Here's our promise to you:

1

We will help you remove yourself from the day-to-day grind, so that you can work on your business rather than in it

From helping you automate and integrate integral systems to giving you advice on incentivising staff, we’ll work with you to stop the firefighting that has led to your business running you.

2

This will give you more time to focus on what really matters to you

Working smarter will give you the freedom to spend more quality time with your partner and/or your kids. What hobby or passion do you wish you had more time for?

3

We will help you save money and to have complete awareness of your cash flow

We see our role as ‘translator of accountancy and tax speak.’ This means that not only can we ease the financial drudgery for you when it comes to claims and tax, but we can also help you avoid potential pitfalls and to make smart investments too.

4

We will help you plan and create the lifestyle and future that you want

Whether you want the peace of mind that you can put your kids through private school or have a ‘debt-free’ university experience or you want to build a comfortable nest egg for retirement, we can help you plan for it AND we can help you make it happen. 

5

We will always be a shoulder you can lean on

We will genuinely become your trusted advisor or friend, whatever you need, rather than the stuffed up, nerdy character who is only interested in what the accounts say or how the apps work. For you, the kettle will always be on.

Meet your extended family:

Jonathan

Partner and Founder

(or ‘Chief Number Translator’)

Read about Jonathan

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Anything that automates, like GoCardless and Receipt Bank, and apps that analyse like Xavier.

Cat or dog lover:

Both! Currently between dogs and have a cat that sometimes deigns to cuddle me.

Xero certifications held:

Advisor.

Tea or coffee or both?

Ohh I’d love a cuppa!  Either/or for me.  Especially Earl Grey Tea and freshly ground Italian blend coffee. Coral says that whether I’m in the office or on video conference, she has never seen me without a cup in my hand – sometimes two!

Coral

Partner and Practice Manager

(or ‘Chief Plate Spinner’)

Read about Coral

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Xero Practice Manager – helps me to keep those plates spinning.

Cat or dog lover:

I always had cats in my life until my daughter was born and she reacts to them. We’d like a Dog – the kids are trying to persuade their Dad to get one at the moment.

Xero certifications held:

Advisor, payroll & migration.

Tea or coffee or both?

Neither – there has to be one! But if I have to choose, it’s a peppermint tea. It doesn’t stop me making one though and I’ve learnt not to ask Jonathan – just give him another cup. He’ll drink it hot or cold.

Sarah

Partner support

(or 'Miss everything in its right place')

Read about Sarah

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

I’m a traditionalist and still revert to paper but do like the simplicity of Xero.

Cat or dog lover:

Dog – obviously.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea.

Tarbinder

Client Manager

(or ‘Technical Accounts Expert’)

Read about Tarbinder

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Hubdoc & Receipt Bank - these are the most useful day-today as they substantially reduce the need for manual data entry meaning a lot of time is saved for both clients and ourselves.

Cat or dog lover:

I don’t have any pets but I have always wanted a dog. I’ve just never got round to doing anything about it. When I was a child, we had a Parrot until it flew off when my dad took the cage outside for a clean!

Tea or coffee or both?

I prefer Tea but I only have one cup first thing in the morning. Coffee is a bit too strong for my liking.

David

Client Manager

(or ‘Spaceman’)

Read about David

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Xavier Analytics. It’s a great app for checking data that’s been entered. Allows you to get an overview of the company and it will flag any transactions that seem out of place.

Cat or dog lover:

Dog!

Xero certifications held:

Xero Advisor, Xero Payroll & Xero Tax.

Tea or coffee or both?

Coffee, lots of it!

Prachi

Client Manager

(or ‘Mrs Colombo’)

Read about Prachi

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receipt bank as it automatically links and is a great time saver!

Cat or dog lover:

Neither – I much prefer a guinea pig that I can cuddle.

Xero certifications held:

None at the moment, although I’m a qualified CA.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea- preferably Spiced Indian!

Rupam

Senior Book-keeper

(or ‘Mr on-it'’)

Read about Rupam

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receiptbank and landlord vision.

Cat or dog lover:

Would love a dog.

Tea or coffee or both?

Coffee.

Ramona

Payroll and Bookkeeping

(or ‘Sophia Loren look-alike’)

Read about Ramona

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receipt bank – I find it easy to use and it saves time.

Cat or dog lover:

Both. My dog often comes into the office with me!

Xero certifications held:

Advisor Payroll.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea (but I’m fussy and the colour has to be right).

Daniela

Payroll and Bookkeeping

(or ‘Daniela with one L’)

Read about Daniela

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

I would say Xero accounting app as my favourite as you can do business wherever you are ... even from holiday!

Cat or dog lover:

Between a cat and a dog, I’ll choose a dog.

Xero certifications held:

Advisor.

Tea or coffee or both?

Coffee.

Daniel

Payroll and Bookkeeping

(or ‘I’d rather be on the golf course’)

Read about Daniel

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receipt bank – quick and easy to use when uploading receipts to Xero.

Cat or dog lover:

Prefer Dogs but I don’t have one at the moment.

Xero certifications held:

Advisor Payroll.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea.

Aaron

Payroll and Bookkeeping

(or ‘The Quiet One’)

Read about Aaron

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receipt bank – it’s great because it’s easy to use and it really helps when trying to do daily bookkeeping - and also Xavier as it’s one of our internal tools that helps support set up and efficiency.

Cat or dog lover:

I’m a dog lover.

Xero certifications held

Advisor Payroll.

Tea or coffee or both?

Both.

Lynn

Finance Administrator

(or ‘Mrs Organised’)

Read about Lynn

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Receipt bank - I love the seamless transition from App to Xero

Cat or dog lover:

Dog.

Tea or coffee or both?

Coffee.

Jackie

Receptions

(or ‘The Cookie Monster’)

Read about Jackie

Cat or dog lover:

Dog.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea.

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Caroline

Admin

(or 'The person who knows where everything is kept')

Read about Caroline

Cat or dog lover:

Dog.

Tea or coffee or both?

Both.

Meet our associate staff:

Clare

Copywriter

(or 'Chief scone maker')

Read about Clare

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

I’m the creative one with words and pictures and don’t do app’s.

Cat or dog lover:

Both.

Tea or coffee or both?

Coffee – black and strong.

Sarah

Accountant

(or 'Did I tell you I LOVE dogs?')

Read about Sarah

Favourite App which integrates with Xero and why:

Google Maps – or any maps. I’m notorious for getting lost.

Cat or dog lover:

Dogs.

Tea or coffee or both?

Tea.