Meet The Team

Welcome to your accounts team that will help you and your business strive, grow and support you in your business!

Jonathan Kirkup

Jonathan Kirkup

Director aka Xero Guru

Jonathan has worked in the accountancy profession since 1999 completed his AAT in 2003. Has a wealth experience in a variety of different sectors including construction, trades, shipping and services. Taxation is Jonathan’s strong points and he’s a bit of a problem solver.

Overall nice guy, always helpful and approachable.

Things you didn’t know about Jonathan:

  • Avoided collision in the Bay of Biscay with a submerged container
  • Stroked a Croc in Africa when he was 14

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Meet the Team

Stephanie Baines

Assistant Accountant aka The Organiser

Steph is recently new to the team but brings a wealth of experience with her. Previous role was as a Technical Advisor for One North East where she implemented systems to assist with funding budgets. Steph is currently finishing her AAT level 4 which she hopes to complete this year.

Extremely pleasant and helpful. Steph will go the extra mile for clients.

West Miller

West Miller

Accounting Apprentice aka The Prom King

West has recently completed his GCSEs which he has excelled in and one of the top pupils in his year. He joins the team as an accounting apprentice and is starting his AAT in September.

He will lighten the mood in any room and overall good guy!

Things you didn’t know about West:

  • Loves a flutter on the horses
  • Big into Darts

Red Leaf Accountancy has been the perfect find for all our accounting needs, including ongoing business advice and support. I can now see that I was missing some valuable advice as we rarely sat at the table with our previous accountants to discuss business needs.

Paul Evans - Director of Passfm Limited

After hearing about your work with other companies and individuals I had no hesitation in asking you to work on my tax returns. You took control in an extremely efficient and professional manner saving me a great deal of money. You are an excellent accountant but above all an absolute pleasure to deal with.

Bryan McCourt - Director of Premier Legal Assist

I certainly needed advice, to make sure that I am tax efficient and compliant with all the regulations. Jonathan quickly advised me on the best approach to take, and when I engaged Jonathan took charge of the problem so I could get on with the parts of my business that I excel at. I can heartily recommend Jonathan and Red Leaf Accountancy to give you and your business peace of mind.

Dr Hugo Minney - Director of The Social Return Co