Meet The Team
Founder & Director
Dave founded the business in 1990 in the spare bedroom. He opened his first office in the centre of Goole before moving to Pasture Road where Abacus spent 20 years with 'Sage' green walls and ceilings. Dave has never been responsible for decorating since!
CEO & Director
After years of 'helping out' in Abacus during the holidays, Tom joined Abacus in 2010 having vowed he would never become an accountant. He loves finding new software and technology to improve the client and company experience.
Data Administrator & Director
Since the start of Abacus, Joanne has been a driving force in keeping Dave fed and watered through the long nights. Since retiring from her years in social work, Joanne is now a key member of the team and Mum to everyone.
HR, Staff Welfare & Director
Sarah started her Abacus journey with a summer internship in 2010. She can now be found working behind the scenes at Abacus, looking at ways to improve systems and processes for both staff and clients.
Sarah M is the newest member of our team having joined Abacus in 2021. She brings with her a wealth of tax knowledge which the team are excited to learn from.
Lead Accountant & Onboarding Specialist
Beth joined Abacus in 2016. She is an important member of the team where she brings excellent organisational skills. Beth is now the first touch point for new clients when they employ our services.
Karen joined Abacus in 2018 as our administrator but soon found an interest in the more mathematical side of the company. She has since successful finished her AAT qualification and now works as one of our Accountants.
Jonathan has been with Abacus for 3 years after beginning his accountancy career in industry. He has since gained the title of Excel Guru.
Rachel joined the team in 2020 after a change in career from a secondary mathematics teacher. Who knew managing teenagers for 8 years would be such a transferable skill?
Nikki is a new addition to our team at Abacus having joined us in 2021. Following a change in career from the NYCC Social Care Department, she has quickly adapted to the world of herding busy accountants.