Alan W. Simons & Co was formed in 1992 and specialises in advising owner managed businesses and their families. We are a ‘one stop shop’ for all aspects of accountancy, tax and business advice.
The practice has mainly grown by client recommendation and referral, to the size it is today. We firmly believe that by concentrating our efforts on providing a first class service and striving to exceed our clients’ expectations we will continue to be successful and grow.
Alan Simons was educated at Bournemouth School for Boys and Warwick University. He trained with Deloitte Haskins & Sells (now Price Waterhouse Coopers) and qualified with them as a Chartered Accountant in 1982.
Alan gained further post qualification experience at their Bournemouth and Bahrain offices before leaving in 1986 to join Grant Thornton, Bournemouth.
As the senior group corporate manager, Alan was in charge of over 30 staff and dealt with all the major corporate clients that Grant Thornton served in the area. Alan left in 1991 to briefly join Saffrey Champness as partner designate before deciding to start his own practice.
Bradley joined in 2021. He has nine years experience of working in practice and is AAT qualified and currently working towards his ACCA qualifications. He deals with a wide range of areas from Accounts, Tax, Payroll and VAT. Proficient in accountancy software, being Xero Certified and an Advanced Quickbooks ProAdvisor.
Callum joined us in 2021 after working in Audit and Assurance for 4 years in a top 4 national practice. He is an advanced Quickbooks ProAdvisor and Xero Certified.
Victoria joined as an accounts assistant in the summer of 2018 from school and has since then completed her AAT Level 3. She deals with all aspects of bookkeeping and accounts preparation, and related VAT, Corporation Tax and Personal Tax. She is an Advanced Quickbooks ProAdvisor and Xero Certified
Jon joined us in 2021. He has over 30 years experience of working in practice having previously worked for 2 top 20 National Practices.
You made the daunting task of setting up my own business simple. Thank you.
We've been able to hand over our financial management to a team we can trust, to help us focus on growing the business. Thank you.
Your team have saved me considerable time and money helping me to make sense of my personal tax. Thanks.
We are all extremely pleased and satisfied with the work Alan is doing for us. I highly recommend him.