Meet the team
Our team of 25 have a range of skills and experience to suit your individual needs.
Work with us to grow your business.
With over twenty-five years of experience in the accounting profession, Jeff’s flair for generating innovative tax planning and his astute advice have assisted numerous clients and their businesses. Jeff’s creative mind and lateral approach to improving tax efficiency for clients has ensured the firm remains cutting-edge.
Outside the office, Jeff continues to utilise his skills, volunteering his services to organisations close to his heart.
Lalji is behind all the procedures and processes at JLA. He makes sure everything runs smoothly and efficiently. He has recently joined the team and has made some great changes for the better! Lalji enjoys rock climbing in his spare time and likes abseiling too, he is quite the dare devil!
Kelly is our Practice Manager & maintains systems to ensure JLA runs smoothly day-to-day. Kelly works closely with the other managers to ensure that JLA remains a forward thinking, innovative firm of accountants.
Our PM is always on the lookout for possible improvements.
Outside the office Kelly enjoys dining out and sampling new cuisines.
Parag has may years of expertise evolving and developing clients’ businesses through methodical planning.
After a productive day finalising client financial statements and long-term wealth plans, Parag likes nothing better than to dunk a box of Krispy Kreme Donuts.
Karen is the go-to person for both long term and short term tax planning efficiency. Karen has key strategies to ensure clients maintain and grow their wealth.
When not perusing HMRCs latest missive, Karen has a passion for watching all kinds of sport especially when her children are competing.
Neal’s expert knowledge in accounting and audit compliance ensures that the team is effectively managed and constantly working towards achieving clients’ ambitions.
Neal enjoys both watching and playing sports, supporting West Ham strongly and regularly running in his free time.
Marios is the newest member to JLA’s team, he will be overseeing the accounts department and making sure everything runs smoothly.
Marios like to workout in the gym and enjoys watching football, mainly Manchester United, who he supports. He also likes socialising with friends.
Rushika is a methodical and logical accountant who maintains a strong skillset in auditing, accounting, and tax planning. She always plans three steps ahead so that clients can appreciate the full benefit of her knowledge.
Outside of work, Rushika applies the same energy and vibrancy when taking her daughter out and about!
Antony is one of our senior accountants, with a great knowledge of both audit and accounts.
Antony is keen comic book reader and superhero fan, which is reflected in his superhero-like ability to help clients develop their businesses.
Khadija is a senior accountant and member of Antony’s accounts team, preparing statutory accounts and corporation tax returns and helping with clients’ accounting and business queries.
Away from the office, Khadija is also a makeup artist and enjoys travelling to different countries to explore different cultures and foods.
Taymoor works closely with Neal, our Audit Manager, to plan and perform some audits at JLA. He also has a small portfolio of clients for whom he prepares accounts and tax returns.
Outside of work, he enjoys long hikes in the countryside, getting fresh air and enjoying the scenery.
Raja is one of our newest accountants to JLA. He is highly reliable and an all-round great team player. He has excelled at building strong client relationships.
In his own time, Raja enjoys road cycling, recently cycling from London to Paris for charity, he also enjoys Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.
Taher is an enthusiastic Accounts Assistant within Antony’s accounts team. He is racing to finish his ACCA exams and snapping at the heels of our senior accountants!
Taher loves to travel and eat good food and working it off afterwards in the gym. He’s also a keen Liverpool supporter, but we won’t hold that against him!
Zaynah is an enthusiastic administrator for our accountants, supporting and helping them out whenever needed. She also files all the accounts at Companies House and makes sure deadlines are met!
In her spare time, Zaynah enjoys working out in the gym plus watching and playing sports. She broadens her horizons by site seeing and loves nature.
Rachel is a helpful and energetic team member. Her positive attitude ensures that our Practice Management and Financial matters are dealt with efficiently and successfully.
Rachel’s high energy continues outside work where she enjoys working out regularly. She also enjoys socialising with family and friends.
Androulla is our devoted Bookkeeping and keeps JLAs records in “ship shape” order. Androulla’s efficient and highly organised manner ensures our bookkeeping procedures run smoothly.
Androulla is a keen member of the Virtual Community Choir. She is a competitive quiz partaker and loves a challenging puzzle.
Kris is JLA’s Team Secretary. She manages Jeff’s diary and is the go to person in the office for any administration needs and support, as well as welcoming all visitors into JLA.
In her spare time Kris likes to go on long walks in the Hertfordshire countryside. She also enjoys weekends away at spas, where she can totally unwind and relax.
Jayesh works closely with Karen, our Tax Manager, to help with the preparation of clients’ Personal Tax returns, along with Business and Property Accounts.
In his spare time Jayesh enjoys Kickboxing, cycling and swimming. He also loves spending time with his nieces and nephews at his family home.
Des works closely with the Tax Team, he overseas the running of the department and reviews work done by the team. He keeps everything in check and makes sure it is running like clockwork.
Out of work, Des is a black belt in karate so not some to get on the wrong side of! He also enjoys Jazz and 70S Funk music and is a very bad salsa dancer.
Bhageshree is our Tax Assistant, working closely with Karen and Jayesh. She assists the team with personal tax returns and HMRC enquiries, as well as being the mortgage reference guru.
In her spare time, you will find her breaking a sweat at the gym, reading a book whilst relaxing on a sunny beach or spending time with her nieces and nephews.
Company Secretarial Administrator
Company Secretarial Assistant
Alex has specialist knowledge, which is a unique asset to our team. His expertise enables him to tailor long-term tax strategies to the individual needs of our clients.
Alex is an avid reader; he also enjoys painting too. He likes to keep fit by going to the gym regularly.
Alison is the longest serving member of JLA, having joined in 2003. She is responsible for our company secretarial services alongside Bethany.
Alison is a loyal West Ham season ticket holder, although she regularly needs a glass of prosecco after watching them!
Beth is part of our Co Sec team, assisting Alison Horsman in dealing with company formations, share changes, confirmation statements etc.
Outside of work, Beth enjoys spending time with family and friends, especially trying out different restaurants, and holidays to explore new destinations around the world.
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