Meet Your Finance Team

Paul Barnes

Managing Director

Paul is the founder and Managing Director of My Accountancy Place and is an entrepreneur first, accountant second. Married to Penny with son Benjamin. United Fan. Snooker shark with a high break of 84.

James Ashford

Director and Marketing Executive

Transforming the way that accountants do business. Founder of GoProposal. Author of “Selling to Serve”. Infusionsoft Certified Partner. Black Belt holder. Married with 3 children.

Amanda Wilcox

HR & Recruitment Manager AKA Systems Whizz

Engaged to Chris, Amanda is also a part time swim-mum devoting much of her spare time helping at her local club’s swim meets. She’s an accidental bowling expert, an avid prosecco fan, and a fanatical animal lover owning 4 cats and 1 dog.

Beth Orrow

Digital Marketing Manager

A media enthusiast. Coffee connoisseur. Travel bug, and a daydreamer. Originally started out doing the whole photography thing, ended up in marketing and wouldn’t have it any other way. A bit of a spiritualist, who lives by the motto “In a world where you can be anything. Be kind.”

David Arden

Client Finance Director

David enjoys reading his many business books so he can pass on his new found knowledge to his clients. He lives with his beautiful girlfriend Katie and is a dad to his dog, Roscoe. David had a slight obsession with his hair which took him a good half an hour perfecting his style each day… Until he recently shaved it off!

Martyn Raftery

Client Finance Director

An avid Bury fan, travelling all over to watch his beloved team play. Also known as the notorious FD, but don’t let him kid you, this strong exterior is just a front. This big softy was once taken home in the back of a police van for his own safety from a football game when things got a bit heated.

Abusina Qureshi

Client Finance Director

A straight talker, never afraid to tell his client what they need to know in order to improve their business. He shares the name Abusina with his 3 other brothers! Fondly referred to at MAP as Abusina the 2nd!

Penny Barnes

Client Co-ordinator

Penny has a tenacious attitude and is known for her rottweiler attitude for anyone who gets on our clients backs. She’s Known as the MAP fitbit warrior and is regularly seen performing on karaoke as a wannabe Adele!

Samuel Jedrzejewski


Fresh out of secondary school being MAP’S youngest member of the crew. Most of his spare time is spent playing football, both on the pitch and on the PS4. Huge Game of Thrones nerd. Like huge! Owns a border terrier pooch called Archie. Has unfortunately not yet discovered his amazing ‘party trick’ that is sure to change his life forever…


Charlie Roscoe

Client Financial Controller

If you ring the office at any time you’re likely to speak to Charlie first – he has an addiction to answering the phone! He shies away from no task or no question from his clients and his dedication is second to none. A keen rugby player and brew lover. Has 2 bright blue tattoos that he got done when he was younger because he thought they looked good…but now thinks they look a bit silly!

Rachel Moran

Client Financial Controller

Rachel keeps both Paul and David in check and focussed on their work. A new homeowner, doggy owner and MAP’s original Rachel. She’s also a baker extraordinaire and makes the best Ferrero Rocher cupcakes you would ever taste.

Will Jarvis


Brilliant wordsmith and social media whiz, devoted father of 2, works hard, studies hard – has no time left to play. Has the amazing powers of self control demonstrated by giving up his daily packet of chocolate digestives to prepare body and mind for charity boxing matches.

Rachael Chaddock

Client Financial Controller

A spreadsheet wizard whether it’s for a shopping list or creating financial models Rachael has got the formula. She is currently undertaking a project to help Digital Agencies make better use of cloud accounting. Rachael’s parents spelt her name wrong at birth – she should have been a Rachel!

Olivia Cartwright


The Xero extraordinaire. Can be seen deep in Wigan with a calculator in one hand and a pie butty in the other. Avid concert goer that enjoys spending time with her furry baby Merlin.

Luke Stevenson


A problem solver by nature – Luke is always thinking of ways to do things differently. Loves all sports, currently into MtB, Scrambling and has a unhealthy addiction to playing Football. Once climbed an 800m rock face in Spain.


Client Financial Controller

We’re currently on the search for a superstar accountant to join the My Accountancy Place team as a Client Financial Controller. Working alongside a Client Finance Director you’ll support a number of Digital Creative clients, providing a range of services. You will require strong understanding and practical experience of completing statutory requirements and consider yourself to be an undiscovered superstar? Find out more here

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