Meet Our Team
Our friendly and professional team are here to provide you with the best accountancy service possible. From accountants to administrators, it takes a whole team to provide our clients with the service they know and love!
Jonathan became ACCA qualified in 1990 whilst working for Ernst and Young. He then took his skill set to a smaller accountants, before making the decision to set up his own company in 1995. During this time his business has developed greatly and now consists of over 28 employees.
Jonathan’s role as Managing Director involves meeting with clients to discuss and review their year end accounts, as well as providing comprehensive and personalised advice all year round. Jonathan also regularly liaises with external bodies such as the HMRC, investors and other authorities, to assist clients with the growth and development of their business. Jonathan’s strengths include his ability to be ahead of the curve and to think outside the box. He is creative within the parameters of the law and is able to explain complex accounting matters in a way that everyone can understand.
Outside of work Jonathan is kept busy attending personal training sessions at his local gym. He also has a keen interest in cars- particularly Bentleys. In his spare time Jonathan likes to travel and has even climbed Machu Picchu on one of his trips.
Victoria joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2000. She immediately began studying and soon after became a qualified AAT & ACCA accountant and is now a fellow of the association
As a senior individual in the organisation Victoria looks after her own clients which involves meeting with them to discuss and review their year-end accounts as well as providing comprehensive and personalised advice all year round. Victoria manages all HMRC investigations and provides expert advice on accounts, personal tax and VAT investigations. As a result of this Victoria regularly liaises with the HMRC and acts as an ambassador for the practice in this sensitive area.
Victoria is also our property tax expert and enjoys helping landlords and potential property investors to maximise their tax benefits. She also specialises in start-up businesses and has particular interest in helping clients to develop their business from the beginning.
Victoria’s strengths include her ability to cultivate great working relationships with her clients, as well as her ability to discuss business matters in a pragmatic and practical way.
In her spare time, Victoria is kept occupied by her busy family life and enjoys spending time with her horses which she also regularly enters in to shows at a competitive level.
Sarah joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2002 as an office junior. During her time at the company Sarah completed her AAT qualification and has progressed to become our accounts manager. Sarah is responsible for managing and training our accounts team and also reviewing year-end accounts and self-assessment/business tax returns. In her spare time, when not with her children, Sarah is a football enthusiast and supporter of Manchester United.
Marie joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2009 after leaving full time education and obtained her AAT qualification in 2013. Marie’s duties include reviewing and finalising year-end accounts, self-assessment/business tax returns and VAT returns. When not at work Marie enjoys going on holiday with her friends.
Ally joined the Accounts team at J S White & Co in 2011 after passing her AAT a few years previously. Ally’s day to day duties include the completion of limited accounts/CT600’s, self-assessment tax returns and submission of VAT returns. In her spare time Ally enjoys baking and spending time with her family.
Janice joined the team at J S White & Co in 2018. Her duties include the completion of year end accounts, CT600’s and self-assessment returns. When she’s not at work Janice enjoys reading and is a keen gardener.
Francesca joined our team in June 2017 as a semi-senior accountant. She obtained her AAT qualification in 2011. Her job role involves completion of accounts, management accounts and VAT returns alongside other duties. When she isn’t working she enjoys socialising and spending time with her husband and two children.
Hannah joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2011. Hannah’s duties include accounts preparation, the completion of monthly management accounts and the preparation of VAT returns.
Hannah is also studying for her AAT qualification alongside her daily duties. In her spare time Hannah likes to spend time with her family and friends and enjoys going for walks with her 3 dogs.
Vicky joined the team at J S White & Co in 2017. Vicky’s duties include accounts preparation, the production of monthly management accounts and preparing VAT returns. Vicky is also studying for her ACCA qualification alongside her daily duties. When she’s not at work Vicky enjoys spending time with her husband, children and friends.
Sam joined the team at J S White & Co in August 2018. His responsibilities include producing year end accounts, VAT returns and other ad hoc duties within the accounts team. Alongside his university degree, Sam aspires to achieve his ACCA in the near future. In his spare time Sam enjoys playing 5 A-side football, watching movies and enjoying good food.
Leah joined our team in August 2016 and has completed her level 4 AAT qualification during her time with us. Her duties include preparing year end accounts, VAT returns, and management accounts. In her spare time Leah plays darts to a competitive standard and enjoys horse riding.
Andy joined the team in 2016 as an accounts junior and has become AAT qualified during his time at J S White & Co. His responsibilities include accounts preparation, bookkeeping, VAT returns and the preparation of management accounts. Outside of work Andy would describe himself as a passionate cook, board games enthusiast and a wannabe gardener.
Jack joined the team at J S White & Co in June 2019. His responsibilities include producing year end accounts and other ad hoc duties within the accounts team. Jack is currently studying to obtain his MAAT qualification. In his spare time Jack enjoys wakeboarding in the lake district and watching films at the cinema.
Julie joined our team as payroll manager in 2007. Her duties include the management of our payroll department and overseeing the production of over 300 payrolls per month. In her spare time Julie enjoys going on holiday in her caravan, keeping fit and going on walks with her dog.
Paula Joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2013. Her main responsibilities include the production of timely and accurate payrolls. She also deals with CIS returns, P11d’s and Pension auto-enrolment. In her spare time Paula likes to play netball in the West Yorkshire league. She is also a season ticket holder for Leeds United and enjoys spending time with her family and friends.
Alan joined the team at J S White & Co in 2016 and has over 40 years’ experience in payroll industry.
His duties include the production of monthly and weekly payrolls, P11D’s and internal payroll controls. He also supports clients by producing customised payroll reports.
In his spare time Alan enjoys playing table tennis, walking and going on holiday.
Addy is a payroll administrator at J S White & Co and joined the team in 2018. Her duties include the production of monthly/weekly payrolls, updating pensions and general administration duties within our payroll department. In her spare time Addy enjoys swimming, gardening and spending time with her family and friends.
Denise joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2015 following our decision to develop a dedicated book keeping department. Denise is the team leader of 2 members of staff and her duties include book keeping, reviewing and the completion of VAT returns. Denise also delivers Sage training to clients at request.
Liz joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2018 and has over 25 years of book keeping experience. Liz’s duties include book keeping and the reviewing and the completion of VAT returns.
Claire joined the team at J S White & Co limited in 2017. She is AAT qualified and has over 20 years’ experience within the accountancy sector. Claire’s duties include book keeping, reviewing and the completion of VAT returns. When not at work, Claire is kept busy walking her dog.
Grace joined the team at J S White & Co in 2019 having spent the previous 2 years working in the accountancy sector. Grace works as a book keeper within the company and assists with the administration within this department. In her spare time Grace is a board game enthusiast and enjoys visiting escape rooms.
Yvonne joined J S White & Co limited in 2011. Yvonne and her team are responsible for company formations and setting up new clients onto our systems ensuring we have all the correct information on file to be able to register them for the correct taxes and services. Yvonne works very closely with Jonathan and Victoria helping with their administration and ensuring that the practice is implementing procedures to keep up to date with changes which are constantly occurring due to government and HMRC legislation. Whilst she has decided to hang up her hockey stick, she is still interested in sports and regularly attends her local boot camp.
Angela joined the team at J S White & co limited in 2004. She is the company’s book keeper and is responsible for the management of finance agreements for client fees. She also assists within our payroll department as required. When not at work, Angela enjoys playing bowls for her local team and dog sitting for her daughter.
Amanda heads the Company Secretarial Department as well as assisting Victoria with HMRC investigations. She also liaises with our insurance company to provide much needed HMRC Fee protection for our clients. Born in Leeds, Amanda has worked for J S White & Co Ltd for 8 years. When not at work she likes to spend time with her family and enjoys going away in her touring caravan. Amanda is also an assistant leader at her local Cubs pack.
Originally from North Wales, Felicity joined the team at J S White & Co in 2013. Felicity’s main responsibility is accounts preparation, whereby she ensures that our accounts team have everything they need to complete client accounts. She also provides support to the admin team during busy periods.
Felicity is a mum of two teenagers, who enjoys spending time with her family and loves to read a good thriller. She is also a talented baker and regularly bakes her famous lemon drizzle for the office.
Lisa is an administration assistant at J S White & Co and joined our team in 2017. Lisa’s duties include setting up new companies, tax registrations and ensuring compliance with all new clients. Lisa assists in our company secretarial department as well as managing our social media platforms. In her spare time Lisa enjoys going to the gym and volunteering for a local charity.
Jill is an administration assistant at J S White & Co and joined the team in June 2019. Jill’s duties include greeting clients, answering client queries and other general administration tasks that help to ensure compliance within the admin team. In her spare time Jill enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and family, working in her garden and playing badminton.
Hazel joined the team as credit controller in February 2012 and has worked in credit control/debt collection for over 20 years. Her duties include reminding clients that payments are due, payment of tax refunds and any other queries relating to invoice/payment issues.
David has worked as a consultant for J S White & Co since 1996 and his expertise predominately lies in taxation.
He also provides an all-round tax, accounts and business advice service to our higher profile clients.
David deals with some of our more diverse matters such research and development and tax credit claims.
He is also responsible for updating the company’s engagement letters and other documents before they are issued to our clients.
David attends a large number of tax and accounting courses to keep up to date with the latest legislation.
In his spare time, David is a member of the Yorkshire County Cricket Club and enjoys the Headingley Test Match each year and seeing Yorkshire play.
David is also an umpire for the Aire Wharfe Senior Cricket League.