Meet the Team

Here at JKT, we pride ourselves on our friendly and efficient client service. Our team members have vast experience across a range of different disciplines and sectors.

The Directors:

Paul Kemp FCCA - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Paul Kemp FCCA – Director

Paul graduated as a Chartered Certified accountant in 1993 and became one of the founding members of JKT in 1995. Paul's portfolio of clients include numerous SMEs, private and corporate tax clients. Paul has vast experience in most areas of corporate life, ranging from complex business structures with multi-tiered, multi currency groups, down to personal services companies and one man entities. Paul's specialties include corporate profit extraction strategy, business tax planning, group consolidation and associated tax issues, and of course, general practice.

Andrew Johnstone FCCA - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Andrew Johnstone FCCA – Director

Andrew Johnstone joined the company in 1998 and graduated as a Chartered Certified accountant in 2004. Having been a valued team member for many years Andrew became a director of JKT in 2011 following a company restructure. Andrew’s portfolio includes numerous SMEs and private tax clients for whom he provides tax planning advice and support.

Matthew Poole FCCA - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Matthew Poole FCCA – Director

Matthew graduated as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2004. He Joined JKT in 2018 with a wide experience within the practice and commercial sectors. He specialises in providing accountancy and taxation services for small and medium sized businesses.

Matthew accepted a directorship in September 2020 and is an invaluable member of the management team.

Outside of work, Matthew enjoys running and although has “hung up his boots” is a keen supporter of AFC Bournemouth.

The Team:

Ray Tooley FCCA - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Ray Tooley FCCA – Accountant and Tax Specialist

Former director and one of the founding members of JKT, Ray took a step back from the practice in 2011 with semi-retirement but continues to service a large number of clients, many of whom he has looked after for over 30 years.

He is a highly experienced accountant and tax advisor with considerable expertise in trust matters, complex personal tax and advising owner-managed businesses on day to day accountancy and tax issues.

Outside of work Ray is a voluntary tour guide at Polesden Lacey and enjoys walking, tennis and ballroom dancing.

Michele Nunn FCCA MAAT - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Michele Nunn FCCA MAAT – Senior Accountant

Michele has spent her entire working career in practice, having graduated as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1998. She was a key member of the team at the inception of JKT in 1995.

She offers a broad range of accountancy services covering all aspects of tax and accounts production for a wide variety of business types and sizes. Michele also looks after a number of charities, estates and trusts, and has assisted many clients with their transition into cloud accounting packages.

Outside of work, Michele is a self-confessed chocoholic and her interests include travel, painting, voluntary work and outdoor activities.

Debbie Steenhuis - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Debbie Steenhuis – Payroll Manager and Accounts Senior

Debbie joined JKT in 2000 having gained extensive office management and accounting experience working for owner-managed businesses.

She assumed full responsibility for managing the firms payroll department and works alongside Jacky ensuring that all necessary deadlines are met and clients remain fully compliant in this constantly changing environment.

Debbie also looks after a number of the firms larger bookkeeping clients and assists with the preparation of year end accounts.

Outside of work, Debbie enjoys reading, dancing and walking.

Anooska Nobee AAT - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Anooska Nobee MAAT – Accounts Technician

Anooska joined JKT in 2008 and qualified as an Accounts technician in 2014.

Her main roles within the business include Book keeping and preparation of Accounts as well as VAT and Tax Returns for various small and medium sized businesses in a wide range of sectors.

She is experienced in a variety of accounting software packages to include Sage and QuickBooks.

Outside of work, Anooska enjoys travel, is a complete foodie, movie enthusiast and loves spending time with her family.

Jacky Packham - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Jacky Packham – Payroll Manager

Jacky has also been a valued member of the team since the inception of JKT in 1995 when she headed up the Tax department. After a career break for family, Jacky returned to us in a payroll capacity and now manages the weekly and monthly payroll obligations for the majority of the practice’s payroll clients.

Jacky’s interests include game nights with family and friends, as well as dog walking and theatre trips.

Caroline Sherlock FCCA, MAAT - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Caroline Sherlock FCCA, MAAT – Accounts Senior

Caroline joined the JKT team in January 2018 having spent 4 years working in practice.

She qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2008 and went on to graduate as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2013.

Caroline’s specialist area is cloud accounting. She has been a Xero Certified Advisor since 2013 and enjoys helping clients to get the most from technology.

Outside of work she looks after 4 rescue cats and her interests include running, keeping fit and gardening.

Stuart Betts ACCA  - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Stuart Betts ACCA – Accounts Senior

Stuart joined the JKT team in June 2021.

Having spent 4 years working in practice preparing accounts for a wide variety of small and medium-sized businesses, he qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in March 2021.

Outside of work, Stuart plays roller derby, enjoys looking after his two cats and is a true motorbike enthusiast.

Becky Stannard FMAAT - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Becky Stannard FMAAT – Accounts Senior

Becky joined JKT in January 2018 having spent over 10 years in practice.

She qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2010 and has extensive experience preparing accounts for small and medium sized businesses in a wide range of sectors.

Outside of work, Becky’s interests include films, music, reading, travel and keeping fit.

Kelly Barry - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Kelly Barry – Bookkeeper and Payroll assistant

Having spent 9 years working in practice as a bookkeeper and payroll assistant, Kelly joined the JKT team in June 2019.

She is experienced in multiple cloud bookkeeping packages and has been a Xero certified advisor since 2016.

Outside of work, Kelly enjoys reading, walking her dog and watching the Formula 1 Grand Prix.

Elizabeth Emery MAAT AATQB  - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Elizabeth Emery MAAT AATQB – Bookkeeper and Payroll assistant

Elizabeth joined the JKT team in May 2021 with 6 years’ experience working in practice.

She qualified as an Accounting Technician in 2016 and has experience with multiple cloud bookkeeping and payroll packages.

Outside of work, Elizabeth enjoys reading, horse riding, and baking her famous triple chocolate brownies.

Tracy Thomas - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Tracy Thomas – Receptionist

Following an extensive professional background and experience covering various industries and sectors to include legal and insurance, Tracy joined JKT in March 2021.

She provides reception/secretarial support for the team and is looking forward to meeting JKT clients both old and new.

Outside of work Tracy enjoys dog walks with the family, watching documentaries and travelling.

Susie Kemp - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Susie Kemp – Secretary

As wife of founding director Paul, Susie has been closely involved with JKT since it was established in 1995, providing support and encouragement throughout JKT’s growth and success.

Susie supports the directors in a secretarial capacity and assists with office administration duties.

Outside of work, Susie enjoys travel, spending time with her family and all things Christmas.

Emily Johnstone - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Emily Johnstone – Secretary

Emily recently joined the team, though as the wife of the director Andrew, she has been closely involved for many years. (Not through choice!).

Emily supports the directors in a secretarial capacity and assists with office administration duties.

Outside of work, Emily enjoys cruising the seas, walking the family dog and watching Liverpool FC with her obsessed husband and children.

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