Meet the Team

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Meet the team at Focal Business Group, their roles, their background and their experience.

Focal Business Group is formed of a talented team of finance, accountancy and tax professionals who together have a wealth of knowledge and expertise. Our individuals are highly skilled & qualified at what they do enhanced by decades of real-life business experience in a diverse mix of industries which allows us to offer a wider advisory service to our clients.Team spirit is at the core of Focal Business Group, coming together to do what we love, delivering our clients’ needs through our professional, yet personable approach.

Let’s meet the team…


Managing Director
Mike founded the business and brings his 30+ years business experience, expertise, and knowledge to the benefit of our clients. With a real passion for SME’s he wanted to enable these businesses to access a level of support they might not otherwise achieve alone. He is a practising Chartered Management Accountant and is also a member of the IoD & ICPA


Client Manager
Having always worked in the financial services industry, Harvinder has sound financial knowledge and is an ACCA qualified accountant. Highly analytical and focussed on the ‘big picture’ she equips her clients with valuable insights so they can make informed decisions geared towards taking their business to the next level.


Client Manager
With over 20 years' experience in accounting and tax, Sam has responsibility for the planning, undertaking and delivery of client’s statutory accounts and taxation requirements whilst supporting wider client advisory projects with his accounting & tax expertise.


Business Manager
Esther’s role is focussed on building and nurturing relationships with new and existing clients and partners. She is also responsible for ensuring the group engages with its community both locally and in key industry sectors; driving engagement and raising brand awareness. Esther is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (ACIM).


Business Administrator
Grace is responsible for keeping us all organised and ensuring that everything behind the scenes at Focal Business Group runs smoothly. She provides operational support across the business through the delivery of effective planning and administration, whilst maintaining a positive and pleasant working environment for us all.


Payroll & Compliance
AKA our payroll and compliance guru, Sarah is responsible for the smooth running of payroll for hundreds of our clients' employees each month. Sarah also oversees Company Compliance ensuring all relevant documents are filed to Companies House as well as keeping registers up to date.


Disha is a qualified Chartered Accountant and has an active and varied role. Her approach is very detailed and thorough with her time is split between producing, analyisng and finalising management accounts and producing annual company accounts.


Accounts Assistant
With over 15 year's bookkeeping experience Jo has had exposure of working with clients across a broad range of industries and believes in the power of building great relationships. She has an eye for detail and likes her ledgers to be kept tidy, accurate and up to date.


Accounts Assistant
Siy is very involved with the bookkeeping work we do for our portfolio of clients. Responsibilities include uploading client invoices and expenses to Xero, processing and reconciling invoices, ensuring everything balances. She also supports the wider team handling client queries and preparing VAT returns.


Finance Assistant
 Rowan is one of our Finance Assistants who supports the wider finance team in providing an extensive range of finance and accounting services to our clients.  His key responsibilities include bookkeeping, ledger processing, management report preparation and dealing with client queries. Rowan is currently studying towards his AAT qualification.


Accounts Apprentice
Lois is our Accounts Apprentice and is currently studying towards her AAT Level 3. She works closely with the finance and accounting teams and is involved across our portfolio of clients. Responsibilities include uploading client invoices and expenses to Xero, processing and reconciling invoices whilst also supporting the wider team.

Want to join us?

 We're always happy to hear from qualified individuals. If you would like to be considered for any job openings, contact us and we will keep you in mind for any relevant vacancies.
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We Stand by...

Working As One
A collaborative group, striving to be our best and supporting each other.

Loving To Learn
Turning our experiences into opportunities to learn from and make amazing new things happen!

Being Curiously Objective
Not accepting ‘the norm’, we challenge ourselves to find new ways to delight our customers and colleagues.

Getting The Balance Right
We are professional, approachable and fun; we genuinely care about our colleagues’ and our clients’ needs.

Continually Improving
We take pride in working smarter and proactively providing solutions before they become our clients’ problems.