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.

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.

Matthew Poole FCCA - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Matthew Poole FCCA – Client Manager and Senior Accountant

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.

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

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.

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.

Mark Kemp - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Mark Kemp – Trainee Accountant & IT Manager

Following the successful completion of his A-levels, Mark joined the company in July 2018 as a trainee accountant and provides bookkeeping, payroll and accountancy support to all members of the team.

As the youngest member of JKT he has quickly assumed responsibility for the IT requirements of the practice and ensures the smooth running of the office’s systems.

Outside of work, Mark is a keen photographer, motor enthusiast and has a keen interest in close-up magic.

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.

Susie Kemp - Johnstone Kemp Tooley Limited

Susie Kemp – Secretary and Receptionist

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.

As well as sharing reception duties with Christine, she 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 and Receptionist

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

As well as sharing reception duties with Susie, she supports the directors in a secretarial capacity and assists with the 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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