Meet the Team

BE IN BUSINESS FOR YOURSELF, NOT BY YOURSELF

 

The Fabulous Group is formed of a talented team of finance, accountancy and tax professionals who together have a wealth of knowledge and expertise.

Our individuals are highly skilled at what they do and together boast an array of qualifications including CIMA, ACA, ACCA, AAT and CIM. This is enhanced by decades of real-life business experience in a diverse mix of industries which allows us to offer a wider advisory service to our clients.

Team spirit is at the core of the Fabulous Group, coming together to do what we love, delivering our clients’ needs through our professional yet relaxed approach.

Meet the team…

Mike Osborne

Mike Osborne - Managing Director

Mike founded the business and brings his 30+ years business experience, expertise and knowledge to the benefit of our clients. Over the course of his career Mike has held senior commercial, corporate and financial roles in public and private companies with direct experience of leading & investing in high growth situations along with turnarounds and recovery. Through that journey he has acquired & sold businesses and completed various corporate restructures and business exits.

He has a very real passion for SME’s and set up Fabulous Group to enable these businesses to be able to access a level of experience and expertise they might not otherwise be able to on their own.

Mike is a Chartered Management Accountant and a Member In Practice with CIMA and also a member of the IoD.

Esther Theobald

Esther Theobald
Brand & Engagement Manager

Esther's role is focussed on building and nurturing relationships with new and existing clients and partners through regular communications. She is also responsible for ensuring the group engages with its community both locally and in key industry sectors; driving engagement and raising brand awareness.  Esther is an Associate of the Chartered Institute of Marketing (ACIM).

Amy Steed

Amy Steed
Business Support 

Amy ensures that everything behind the scenes is running smoothly and keeps us all organised.  She takes care of employee wellbeing, health and safety, contracts and all other office duties. When you need to get in touch with us - Amy is who will direct your call to the appropriate member of the team.

Andrew Springthorpe
Head of Compliance & Advisory

Andy has over a decade of experience advising clients on their tax affairs and tax efficient strategies. He assists in the growth of both established and start-up firms and relishes making an effective contribution to his client’s businesses. Andy is a Fellow Member of ACCA.

Andrew Springthorpe

Sarah Tarnawsky
Head of Finance & Advisory

Sarah commenced her career as a Chartered Accountant 15 years ago whilst working with KPMG. In 2014 she set up her own business which she has since sold. Starting up a business combined with her accounting and finance skills means she can add real value to clients and assist them to achieve their goals, particularly from a financial management and planning perspective.

Sarah Tarnawsky
Gemma Turner

Gemma Turner
Finance Partner

Gemma is a Fellow Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) and has been working in accountancy for nearly 20 years. She has a strong rapport with all of her clients and will solve any problem that comes her way with true grit and determination. Tax and Year-End are her areas of expertise, she likes to see everything balancing as it is supposed to.

 

Sarah Church

Sarah Church
Payroll & Compliance Manager

AKA our payroll and compliance guru, Sarah is always up to speed with the latest rules and regulations. She is responsible for the smooth running of payroll for hundreds of our clients' employees each month. Sarah also oversees Company Compliance ensuring all relevant documents are filed to Companies House as well as keeping registers up to date.

Harvinder Chana
Finance Partner

Having always worked in the financial services industry, Harvinder has sound financial knowledge and is an ACCA qualified accountant. Highly analytical and focussed on the ‘big picture’ she equips her clients with valuable insights so they can make informed decisions geared towards taking their business to the next level.

Harvinder Chana

Daniel Matthew
Finance Assistant

Daniel is AAT qualified and has over 10 years’ experience in finance. You will typically find him performing updates on sales & purchase ledgers, producing weekly journal entries for cash expenses, reconciling ledgers on bank transactions and reconciling accounts alongside other ad-hoc work for clients.

Danniel Matthew
Dominique Saparia

Dominque Saparia
Finance Partner

A familiar and friendly face, Dominique has been with the business since its inception. Renowned for her diligence, she performs month-end meticulously to a strict step by step plan. Another of our chartered certified accountants she delivers detailed and quality information and truly understands every one of her clients.

Vandana Patel

Vandana Patel
Finance Assistant

With a master’s degree in Commerce, Vandana has always worked in finance and is very fond of the profession. Since joining the Fabulous Group, she has taken on additional responsibilities and besides her usual bookkeeping duties she produces month-end accounts for a selection of clients.

Connor Hehir
Finance Associate

Already AAT qualified, Connor will soon be ACCA qualified and join our existing team of chartered certified accountants. Connor has a wealth of experience with Xero and Quickbooks, so much so he is a certified advisor for both and works closely with clients to begin using cloud-based packages and provide ongoing support.

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Maxine Wright
Finance Assistant

Maxine is currently studying AAT with the intention of starting ACA shortly afterwards. Following her move away from 14 years of working in the NHS she is eager to learn and make the most of her career move. Maxine is involved with year-end for our clients alongside personal and corporate tax returns.

Maxine Wright