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Outsourcing our bookkeeping and accounting was a good decision, but even better was outsourcing it to EJBC. They have been efficient, cost effective and flexible from day one, and we are very happy with the service that we receive.

Simon Nutbrown

I was introduced to EJBC by recommendation from a friend and have been with them two years now. I have always found them thorough, helpful and easy to deal with. They always respond quickly when I have a question, and the detail and clarity of the paperwork they have produced for me is a refreshing... Read More

Jeremy Porter

Starting a new business can feel a bit daunting but working with EJBC has been pain free from the beginning, enabling us to get on with building our business and delivering the work. In the beginning, as we got to grips with the practicalities of running the business we regularly rang Emma for... Read More

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About Us

Welcome to EJBC Chartered Accountants & Tax advisers. We provide a wide range of competitively priced accountancy and tax advisory services to individuals, new and established businesses throughout the Thames Valley, with offices located in Newbury, Berkshire & Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire.



Emma Thomas ACA FCCA CTA
Emma is the head of EJBC. A Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA), Chartered Accountant (ACA) and Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA). Emma's technical skills, combined with her passion to deliver a top quality service in a friendly 'un-accountant' like manner has served to enable EJBC to grow from a start-up in 2002, to the thriving business it is today.

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Jenny Day

Jenny Day ACA CTA
Jenny is a qualified Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Advisor. Jenny assists Emma in managing the Henley-on-Thames client base. She is a keen runner, musician and mum of 3.

Richard Elgar

Richard Elgar
Is a qualified Chartered Accountant with a valuable knowledge and experience in helping rural businesses and farmers with their accounting affairs. Richard also works with our charity customers.

Gillian Down

Gillian Down ACA
Is a Chartered Accountant with extensive experience of the small business sector. Gillian joined EJBC in 2010 to strengthen the skills and resources available to EJBC's broad client base. Gill is actively involved with local Brownie activities.

Matthew Reeves

Matthew Reeves AAT
Matthew prepares monthly management and year end accounts and is the office champion of online accounting software. He is a keen football fan and Chelsea supporter, but please don't hold that against him as in most other repects he is perfectly normal!
Matt is currently studying towards his Chartered Accountant qualification.

Lorraine Scarrett

Lorraine Scarrett AAT
Lorraine Scarrett is based in our Newbury office, her duties include Bookkeeping and management accounts. Lorraine is currently studying towards her Chartered Accountant qualification.

Yvonne Hoptroff

Yvonne Hoptroff
Yvonne is our Bookkeeper and Payroll administrator. Yvonne has a wealth of experience gained from previous employment in finance departments of major companies including Bayer UK.

Rachel Williams

Rachel Williams
Rachel manages clients who have outsourced their bookkeeping, payroll and accounts function to us. Rachel previously worked for other well known local accountancy practices.

Elena Matthews

Elena Matthews ACCA
Elena joined the EJBC team in January 2017. She works on year end accounts, bookkeeping and management accounting work. In her spare time Elena is a busy mum running around after her 3 children..

Vicki Sutherland

Vicki Sutherland
Vicki is our administrator and PA to Emma. Vicki previously worked for the UK's largest Brewing company.

Charlotte Pocock

Charlotte Pocock
Charlotte, our first apprentice is based in the Newbury office. Charlotte is currently gaining experience in varied roles within EJBC, helping towards success in her AAT qualification.

Joe Hall

Joe Hall
Joe joined the EJBC team in October 2016. He is our second apprentice via the West Berkshire Consortium and has just started his training towards AAT qualification. Joe is based in our Newbury office.

Keilor Quesada-Getgood

Keilor Quesada-Getgood
Keilor manages EJBC operations, including Marketing, PR, IT, software sales and office management. Keilor previously spent 14 years working in the brewing industry. He is a qualified Financial Advisor (Cert PFS).



EJBC Chartered Accountants
Registered Office: The Rectory, 1 Toomers Wharf, Canal Walk, Newbury. Berkshire. RG14 1DY.
Company Registration Number: 4586825
Telephone: 01635 46174
General e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


We specialise in preparing end of year statutory accounts for your business, in line with HM Revenue & Customs legislation:

Sole Traders & Partnerships
Limited Companies
Limited Liability Partnerships
Property Management Companies
Property rental income accounts

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We can adivise on the best bookkeeping options for your needs and budget, if you would prefer to do the bookkeeping yourself.

There are a number of excellent options including Sage desktop software and market leading online solutions, such as Kashflow & Xero.

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ejbc payroll

We can set-up and run your payroll scheme or advise on:

Setting up a new payroll system
Day to day payroll processing
Dealing with PAYE and NI deductions
Completing your end of year returns
Holiday & Statutory pay
Stakeholder pensions

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Start Ups

Starting a Business is an exciting opportunity but at the same time can be daunting.

Why not let us take some of the stress away. We are on hand from the outset to help you through many of the challenges of getting your business up and running successfully.

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Contact Us

The Rectory, 1 Toomers Wharf, Canal Walk
RG14 1DY
Phone: 01635 46174
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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