About Parker & Co.

PROFESSIONAL • PRO-ACTIVE • INDEPENDENT

"Business is an adventure – enjoy it” – Gary Parker, 2003

Going into business can be compared to a mountaineering expedition, the idea, the excitement, the unknown, the commitment! You need equipment, a strong team, expertise, obstacles to overcome. Sometimes you have to stop, maybe retrace your steps and go again. You may need a guide or local knowledge – Parker & Co – we are your guide in business.

Gary Parker, Director

MISSION STATEMENT

Our passions is to go home every day satisfied that

we have changed lives for the better. We do this by…
Listening to and communicating with our clients.
Understanding our clients business needs and how they work.
Providing pro-active advice on the development of the business.
Mitigating corporate tax liabilities by systematic tax planning.
Working with our clients to meet their long term objectives.
Providing expertise and advice to ensure business longevity.

A qualified team, fit to lead your expedition in business.

Director

Gary Parker

Gary deals with all aspects of client relations at all levels. He is responsible for overseeing all accounts and tax returns prior to them being submitted to clients or the relevant authorities. In that way opportunities for tax planning etc are not missed. Gary also deals with the more complicated matters that arise during the life of a business or a client from plans for startups to succession, sale or just plain business survival!
Payroll Co-ordinator / Accounts Assistant

Claire Harris

Claire is responsible for our payroll bureau services, which involves ensuring that all client RTI submissions are processed on time. Claire will also be supporting our clients through the new auto enrolment legislation process. Claire assists her colleagues with some aspects of Accounts preparation and also completing/submitting VAT returns. Claire is also on hand to answer any client Sage accounting queries.
Trainee Will Writer / Admin Assistant

Patricia Szczerba

Patricia is involved in Will writing and Estate Planning for Parker & Co Wills ltd which is one of many of Gary’s ventures. Patricia is a part of the administration team for Parker & Co Accountants and is in charge of our social media. Patricia also supports Claire with clients’ payroll.
Senior Accountant

Rebecca Webster

Rebecca originally joined the practice in 2010 as an administration assistant. She enjoyed the accountancy environment and soon began to train to be an accountant. In 2015, Rebecca successfully qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant and is now a member of ACCA. Rebecca deals with all aspects of the personal and business tax affairs of her client portfolio which incorporate sole trader, partnership and corporate businesses. Rebecca is also responsible for managing all our Legal compliance matters.
Administrator / PA to Director

Bethan Mullens

Bethan joined the practice in 2010 and has since developed a great knowledge of the company and all the clients. Bethan manages the administration team, is a Personal Assistant to Gary Parker and is responsible for administrating our Tax investigation insurance service. Bethan also offers support in day-to-day personal and business clients’ affairs.
Finance & Compliance Officer

Liz Francis

Liz is responsible for dealing with our own accounts and finance. Liz is also our Health and Safety officer and documents in house policies and procedures.
Senior Accountant

Adele Beckett

Adele joined the practice in 2020 and deals with personal and business tax affairs, VAT and preparation of accounts. Adele has worked in Accountancy since 2005. She was keen to stay in this industry and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2013. Adele achieved FCCA status in 2018. Adele also has experience with book-booking and is currently overlooking some of our clients’ portfolios in the same.
Trainee Accountant

Lucy Purnell

Lucy is currently studying the ACCA course at University of South Wales, with the ambition to become a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2023. Lucy has been aiding the team with tax submissions, VAT and preparation of accounts. Lucy is also part of the administration team.
Accountant

Gareth Pinder

Gareth Joined the practice in 2020 and deals with financial statement preparation, personal and business tax affairs and VAT. He has worked in Accountancy since 2013 qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2018. Gareth’s background is mainly audit working at both Big 4 and top 10 practices being part of and leading teams for large corporations across various industries such as solicitor firms, the motor vehicle industry and engineering industry.

One of the most rewarding parts of any expedition or being in business is overcoming obstacles.

Gary Parker, Director

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