Our Staff

Anthony Pilkington FCA

FCA, Managing Director

Anthony founded the company in 1994 seeing a need for quality book-keeping together with Management Accounts. He works to win new business and has responsibility for the strategic development of the Company.

Anthony qualified as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand in Bristol after graduating from Bristol University where he read Economics & Accounting. He has worked for BAe Systems, Unilever, Marsh & McLennan (Bermuda), TV Times and Time Warner. He has a strong IT background, evidenced by the Company providing from as far back as 2003 what are now called Cloud services.

Zara Rayson

Office Manager

Zara's responsibilities include client and staff relations, resource management and everything else involved in the running of a busy Head Office. Zara joined BookCheck in 2002.


Kate Culley

Finance Administrator

Joined BookCheck in 2007. Previously working in Payroll with Sainsburys.


Caroline Wilson

Marketing & HR Manager

BSc (Hons) Business Management & IT, HND Human Resources. With BookCheck since Feb 2017.

Bernice Jaggard ACCA

Accountant & New Client Manager

Qualified with ACCA while working in practice.  Works with our settled clients producing the monthly bespoke BAR packs (BookCheck Advanced Reporting). With BookCheck since 2015.

David Plumb ACMA


David is ACMA qualified and has worked for a variety of SMEs as Company Accountant. His work has involved him in a number of different sectors such as: aerospace, professional services, IT and environmental services. Joined BookCheck in early 2017

Mel Mistry ACMA


Joined BookCheck in 2014. CIMA ACMA qualified with experience across various roles in Management Accounting, Business Partnering and Financial Accounting

Nick Radcliffe ACMA


ACMA qualified Management Accountant. Qualified for 17 years. Always worked with SMEs. Broadly experienced over many sectors with specialist knowledge of logistics

Carole Parnell ACMA


ACMA qualified in 1997 and as a Chartered Management Accountant in 2010. Joined BookCheck as an Accountant in 2018. Worked in various  roles in engineering, banking, publishing and the care industry

Janet Plumb ACMA


Janet has been working for BookCheck since 2005. She carries out most of the prospective client Xero or Sage HealthChecks and prepares BookCheck's own management accounts. Janet is our Excel guru.  

Suzan Brady


Suzan is a supervisor for BookCheck and principally looks after our clients and staff in London and Thames Valley. This involves assisting our bookkeepers and liaising with BookCheck accountants to ensure that we deliver what we promise to our clients. 


Keri Baker

Supervisor and Quality Manager

Keri joined the BookCheck team in early 2018 and hasn’t looked back since. As a supervisor at BookCheck, Keri works closely with bookkeepers to ensure they are supported in their work. She is our Xero guru and specialises in migrations to Xero and everything to do with Xero add-on development. This always achieves great efficiencies and often transforms the whole business.

Nicky Brewer


IAB Book-keeping qualified. Worked with BookCheck for 6 years and in book-keeping for about 30 years.

Jen Mockridge

Payroll Manager

Multiple qualifications with CIPP, the highest level being Postgraduate Certificate in Business and Reward Management. 14 years in payroll, 12 of those in management roles, with BookCheck since 2016.

Karen Dyson

Bookkeeper and Supervisor

AAT and ACCA qualified. Over 30 years of industry experience.

Chris Ruscoe

Payroll Supervisor

Chris is a payroll professional with 20 years of experience, from small businesses to large PLCs.

Leanne Dennison

Payroll Supervisor

Leanne joined the payroll team in June 2019. She has 10 years of payroll experience and became a qualified advanced payroll technician with CIPP in 2018. She is an Excel expert.

Christine Beard

Payroll Officer/Bookkeeping Administrator

Joined BookCheck in 2014 working as a Payroll Administrator and Bookkeeper from home. 

Cecile Murray


With BookCheck since September 2012 and has been practising Bookkeeping for 30 years

Louisa Nott


Louisa has worked with BookCheck since 2011 and has been working as a bookkeeper since 1989.

Laura Talboys


AAT qualified with 16 years bookkeeping experience. Laura has worked for BookCheck since Oct 2016.

Lynda Williams


Lynda is a semi retired bookkeeper, having worked at BookCheck for over 12 years. She still enjoys visiting clients as well as working from home.


Linda Catanzaro


Linda Catanzaro is a member of the BookCheck team who has worked with the company for nearly 20 years. She is a supervisor with the Accounts team, and also works in the payroll team. She has worked with many varied and interesting clients over the years.


Laura Hayward


Laura started working in finance 20 years ago and is AAT Level 3 qualified. 

Kim Swift


AAT qualified. Joined Bookcheck in 2009


Natalia Bottcher


AAT (level 3) and ICB (level 4) qualified. Natalia has been with BookCheck since 2018.

Julia Briggs


Bookkeeping suits the precise and organised side of her character. 

Jane Hillard


Both AAT and ATT qualified. Working in finance for over 20 years

Anabel Kingshott


I have worked in banking, treasury and finance for more years than I care to mention but still love that satisfaction when it all reconciles.

Janice Short


AAT Level 4 qualified – MAAT. Worked in the accounting field for 25 years, 9 yrs for a large enterprise and the last 16 yrs for small businesses.

Amelia Abdulsamad


Worked in Management Accounting for over 10 years. 

Bethan Garlick


Bookkeeper since 2016. Xero and Quickbooks certified advisor.

Emma Garland


MAAT professional qualification and I am xero certified. Worked in accountancy and bookkeeping for over 20 years

Giedre Clarke


AAT level 4 qualified, Xero certified and Receipt Bank expert. Specialisation in working with property investors and developers. 

Gila Coghlan


AAT NVQ Level 4 in Accounting, CIMA Stage 2. Book-keeping since 1994, working as a management accountant before joining BookCheck.

Matthew Bleach


MAAT qualified member since May 1997. WOrked in the accounts field since 1993. Matthew has worked with BookCheck since 2009.

Lorien Houlton

Payroll Officer

I.P.P. qualified with 20 years experience of varied payrolls.  

Katie Dillon

Payroll Officer

Diploma in Payroll Management in 2014 and lots of experience using various payroll systems including IRIS and Sage. 

Carl Grierson

Payroll Officer

Over 9 years experience working within the payroll and finance sector in the UK, Ireland and New Zealand

Chanel Lowe

Payroll Officer

Joined the BookCheck payroll team in November 2020. Deciding to specialise in payroll in 2018 after working in HR Management and Payroll for 10 years

Diona Taylor

Payroll Officer

Qualified as a Payroll Technician with CIPP in 2018. Joined BookCheck in June 2020. Worked in banking and within accountancy practices for 24 years

Elizabeth Lamb

Payroll Officer

20 years Payroll experience having mainly worked in the NHS and Local Government Payrolls 

Lorna Askew

Payroll Officer

Over 40 years of experience in Payroll.