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LYNN BAILHACHE CTA FCCA
As both a qualified accountant and tax adviser Lynn provides an all-encompassing accounting and taxation solution to her clients. Lynn trained with a three-partner firm and then worked for Deloitte for 11 years with a particular focus on High Net Worth individuals, Private Clients and Creative Talent clients in music, entertainment and the Art World.
Lynn has dealt with many personalities and varying business structures, in many territories. She prides herself on client service and through a keen interest in her clients and attention to detail, she has recognised many issues for clients and offered logical thought out viable solutions.
SHELLEY NEALE CA(SA)
Shelley is a Chartered Accountant with experience of a broad base of clients and industries. Having completed her articles at KPMG in Cape Town, she moved to London to work in various financial services environments and roles, including financial and management accounting roles with history of utilising cross-functional skills in improving business efficiency.
Shelley joined Bailhache Linton in 2014 and clients have benefitted from Shelley’s experience in helping them to develop and implement management accounting systems, as well as advising with all aspects of their accounting and taxation affairs.
LISA LINTON MAAT FCCA
Completing her accounts training at Deloitte, Lisa went on to enjoy a varied career gaining over ten years of experience in the media and entertainment sector. This included working with both owner managed businesses of high net worth, and also large corporate structures involving record companies and songwriters. These type of clients granted exposure to a huge range of accounting skills from tour accounting and reporting to shareholders, to assistance with family issues such as staffing and property management.
The experience gained in this variety of areas has lead Lisa to develop an ability to adapt to the changing needs of businesses, as well as individuals, and the idiosyncrasies that they present along the way.
CARLA SMITH ACCA AAT
Carla is both ACCA and AAT qualified and has over a decade of accounting and tax experience working in accountancy firms (Deloitte and a mid-tier firm) and as part of the in-house tax team of an insurance group. Her client base ranges from owner-managed businesses to FTSE 100 multinational companies, including 4 years specialising in the media and entertainment industry.
Carla has experience in management accounts, process improvement, tax compliance and advice, year-end accounts and group tax accounting/reporting.
Carla joined Bailhache Linton LLP in 2014. She has continued working with media/entertainment clients alongside a varied client portfolio providing a range of accounting and taxation services.
Cara began life at Bailhache Linton in September 2015 as our Office Manager. As a qualified Nanny, Cara later found her roles becoming more PA focused and she enjoyed working closely with people and the organising and structuring skills that went with this.
Cara completed her bookkeeping exams in 2013 with a hope to later combine this with some form of Personal Assistant role. Her position at Bailhache Linton encompasses all manner of responsibilities from looking after our own finances to running our social media and organising our evenings out.
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ELENA JERWOOD ACCA
Elena is ACCA qualified and has over 6 years of accounting experience. Having completed her accounts training at an energy and petroleum company, Elena made the decision to enhance her already varied experience by moving to Bailhache Linton LLP in late 2015. Elena possesses cross-sector experience in large group consolidation, budgeting, financial management, monitoring cash flow and financial reporting.
As well as her extensive knowledge of Accounting, Elena also holds a BA (Hons.) with a 1st Class distinction in linguistics, which she obtained in her native Russia before moving to the UK.
Soon after beginning her studies in bookkeeping, Daniela started working for Bailhache Linton in 2014 as a trainee. She has since completed her qualification and enjoys supporting the team of accountants and has become an integral part of her clients’ accounting function. Daniela is hoping to progress with her studies as she gains further knowledge and experience within the company.
Lydia’s interest in accounting started when she began helping with bookkeeping for small, privately run businesses. Lydia soon realised she was interested in a career as an accountant, and made the decision to study Accounting and Finance at university.
During Lydia’s second year of university, she started her journey at Bailhache Linton as a summer intern and we were so impressed with her enthusiasm and attention to detail that we invited her to join the team!
Since then, Lydia has graduated with a first class degree and was also awarded a prize by the ACCA for the highest marks in her year. We are delighted to have Lydia on the team as our Trainee Accountant as she continues her studies and exams in order to become ACCA qualified.
Deanne has a wealth of bookkeeping experience looking after a range of clients from small owner managed businesses to transaction heavy structures. Deanne currently looks after the bookkeeping and payroll needs across the breadth of the firm and is an invaluable support to the Bailhache Linton team. Having run a successful family business for many years, Deanne brings a client perspective to the team which can’t be learnt in a classroom.
JESSICA DA CUNHA ACCA
Jessica has recently gained her ACCA qualification and joined the team in June 2017. She has gained 4 years’ experience in both audit and tax, working full time in a small accountancy firm whilst studying for her qualification. She has knowledge and experience within the charity sector as well as commercial and had previously worked her way up to a Senior Auditor. After qualifying at the age of 21 she wanted to explore a route outside of audit and is now one of our accountants working with a varied client portfolio, providing a range of accounting and taxation services.