Meet The Team
Stephen is a Director of Adderley, Hill & Co and deals predominantly with client contact, meetings, business development and the overseeing of the accounts production team. He also likes to remain hands on and gets involved in accounts, forecasts and assists clients to overcome obstacles such as raising finance and obtaining mortgages. Stephen has vast experience in the field having joined the industry from school in 2005, passing his AAT in 2009 and is currently working towards his ACCA qualification.
In his spare time, Stephen enjoys spending time with family including his son Sebastian. He has an interest in cars, is a season ticket holder at Birmingham City FC and takes his son when possible.
Top of Stephen’s bucket list is to build his own home and to one day own an Audi R8.
Felicity Adderley–Hill | Director
Felicity is a Director of Adderley, Hill & Co having previously spent eight years at another local accountancy firm. Felicity is qualified by experience having worked closely with a Chartered Accountant in her previous position since 2008. Her role includes the general running of the practice, overseeing the administration team, meeting with clients and providing both accountancy and taxation advice/planning. Felicity also advises, manages and administers Auto Enrolment.
In Felicity’s spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, shopping and dining out.
Top of her bucket list is to design and build her own home.
Tom Hall | Semi Senior Accountant
Tom is Adderley, Hill & Co’s newest employee having joined in July 2017 as an Semi Senior Accountant. After becoming AAT qualified in 2013 Tom has spent the past four years working in practice dealing with clients of varying sizes and in various industries. Tom’s responsibilities at Adderley, Hill & Co are varied. These include preparing accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies as well as preparing the relevant supporting tax returns. Tom also has a hand in personal tax returns and HMRC enquiry work. Tom liaises with clients on a daily basis for a variety of queries so you might just be hearing from him soon.
Outside of life at Adderley, Hill & Co, Tom is a keen sports fan with his favourite sport being football. As well as playing twice a week, Tom goes to watch his team Aston Villa (unfortunately for him!) as often as possible.
Top of Tom’s bucket list is to travel the world and to see Villa win the Premier League title.
Lesley Dickinson | Bookkeeper and Accounts Assistant
Having completed her degree in French & Linguistics-Phonetics, Lesley spent three years in Export Credit Control. After taking a career break to raise her children, Lesley worked for 19 years in the Sixth Form sector in Admissions & Student Funding. She then retrained and completed her AAT Level 2 Diploma in bookkeeping and has spent the last two and half years working in practice as a bookkeeper. Her primary role is bookkeeping for clients using our regular bookkeeping service, as well as preparing and submitting quarterly VAT returns and providing support to our payroll function.
When not at work you can find Lesley at the gym or walking around the local countryside. Lesley loves reading and is a member of a book club and also sings with her local branch of Rock Choir.
Top of her bucket list is to tour the Scottish Islands for several months, followed by more of the same in New Zealand!
Daniel Fisher | Accounts Assistant
Daniel joined Adderley, Hill & Co in 2015 as an Apprentice. Since joining, he has completed his AAT Level 3 in Accountancy & Bookkeeping and will imminently start studying towards his Level 4 qualification. Daniel likes to keep busy, some of his main responsibilities are; preparing & filing VAT returns, preparing personal tax returns, preparing accounts and corporation tax returns for Director review. He is always on hand to help with any queries clients have and is a friendly and approachable member of the team. Daniel is often one of the first points of contact for our clients.
Outside of work, Daniel loves football and enjoys watching his beloved Birmingham City FC. He also enjoys swimming and playing Xbox with his friends.
Top of Daniel’s bucket list is to visit ‘The Severn Rila Lakes’ in Bulgaria, known for their outstanding beauty and iconic waterfalls. If you have not heard of them, they are definitely worth a look!
Ashleigh White | Trainee Accounts Assistant
After initially exploring a career in Public Services, Ashleigh then focused on training in Accountancy. Following the birth of her daughter, Ashleigh commenced a Level 4 AAT Apprenticeship, which she is currently studying. Ashleigh has been working in practice since March 2016 as a Trainee Accounts Assistant. Her main responsibilities within Adderley, Hill & Co are the preparation of sole trader accounts, personal tax, VAT returns and bookkeeping.
Outside of the work place, Ashleigh looks after her little girl, catches up on Netflix, studies to complete her Level 4 AAT and spends time with family and friends.
The top of Ashleigh’s bucket list is to buy her own house.
Danielle Adderley | Client Account Manager
This is the start of Danielle’s bookkeeping career having joined us in March 2017. Her responsibilities here at Adderley, Hill & Co are predominantly the preparation of VAT returns and dealing with client enquiries. Danielle is with us on a short-term contract as she will be leaving us to pursue a life a New Zealand in March 2018.
In her spare time she is a Photographic Artist, serial EReader, beach lover and is the best dancer in the county (debatable).
Top of Danielle’s bucket list is white water rafting, abseil down a waterfall and to bathe an Elephant.
Emma Green | Co Office Manager
Emma has worked with Felicity and Stephen for three years. After a short break to have a child, she returned to Adderley, Hill & Co in January 2017 as a part time Office Manager. She previously worked in an administration role after working for a major high street bank for five years. Emma’s main role is client payroll; however, she also deals with administration tasks, HMRC, Companies House and client queries.
Emma has two young children, so most of her spare time is spent with them; however also enjoys socialising with her friends and family.
Top of Emma’s bucket list is to take her children to Disneyland Florida and to swim with dolphins.
Emma is in the office on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays (9.00am to 3.15pm).
Jayne Tingle | Co Office Manager
Jayne joined the team in March 2017 as part time Office Manager and has 13 years’ experience working in the professional services sector working in a variety of Business Development and Marketing roles. Jayne’s main responsibilities include client liaison matters, company secretarial duties, marketing tasks such as website management, social media, client newsletters and generally helping to keep the office run smoothly.
Most of Jayne’s spare time is taken up by her two young children but she also enjoys swimming, keeping fit, cooking and socialising with friends and family.
Top of Jayne’s bucket list is to visit Australia and New Zealand.
Jayne is in the office on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Sharna Donovan | Business & Administration Apprentice
Sharna joined Adderley, Hill & Co in October 2016 as an Apprentice. After completing her GCSE’s Sharna joined us to pursue a career in business administration. Some of Sharna’s main responsibilities are meeting and greeting clients, dealing with client queries, liaising with HMRC on various matters and helping others in the work place. Sharna is always available to make sure any queries are resolved promptly and is a friendly, key member of the team.
Outside of the work place, Sharna likes to socialise with friends and keep fit.
The top of Sharna’s bucket list is to Scuba Dive in the Great Barrier Reef and to go travelling – “I believe both would be amazing experiences”.
Natalie Wardle | Administrator
Having previously worked for Stephen and Felicity, Natalie has re-joined the team to assist with high volumes of correspondence received daily and also deals with general administration as required.
Away from the desk Natalie loves to dine out with family and friends, enjoys camping and keeping fit at the gym.
Top of her bucket list is to volunteer in a rescue centre for Elephants and other animals in Thailand.