Our Team

Our diverse team provides specialist, in-depth, experience in a wide range of integrated advice across: accounting, systems, finance, payroll, tax and personal finance.

J Stuart Thomson MA ACA MCT ATT Certs CII(MP&ER)

Managing Director Qualifications Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland) Associate Chartered Accountant (Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales) MCT – Member of Association of Corporate Treasurers ATT – Association of Tax Technicians Certs CII (MP & ER) – Qualified mortgage advisor and equity release advisor Qualified Probate advisor Background Stuart has

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Edmund Cartwright

Audit and Assurance Director Edmund advises many of our high tech, manufacturing, healthcare, biomedical and not-for-profit clients. Qualifications: ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants MAAT Member of the Association of Accounting Technicians Experience Edmund joined the senior management team in 2020. He has 8 years of audit experience of: Subsidiaries of major household brands such

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Karim Jivraj

Senior Manager Karim has over 30 years of experience in the accountancy profession. His role at Johnsons is primarily to manage the accounting, audit and tax requirements our larger corporate clients. This includes public companies and Groups (some international). He advises clients on significant regulatory and accounting changes. He has advised companies on financial, business,

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Jaspreet Singh

Senior Manager Qualification ACCA Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Experience Jaspreet joined us in 2015, having previously worked for a medium sized charity with 6 branches where he headed the accounts department. He brought his accounting and analytical skills into Johnsons and within no time he proved his mettle to succeed and be part of

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Linda Johnson (ICAI)

Qualifications Distinction with a Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce First class Bharathiar University (India) Associate member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India Masters in Business Administration from Bharathiar University (India). Soon to qualify in the UK as ACCA under the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants Linda has 10 years of financial experience working with:

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Romka Strange

Job Manager Professional qualifications: Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) BSc (Hons) Mathematics and Postgraduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy (DipPsych). Associated Chartered Management Accountant (ACMA) Years experience, years post qualification experience: Romka has over 20 years of experience, 13 post qualified. Role at Johnsons She has recently joined Johnsons as an Accountant, working on client’s

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Owen Murfitt PFS

Financial Advisor Qualifications Personal Financial Specialist Experience Owen joined Johnsons in 2019 bringing over 30 years of financial service experience to the team.  Owen is a member of the Chartered Insurance Institute and the Personal Finance society holds the Diploma in Financial Planning. Over the course of his career has worked for most of the

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Manish Shah

Tax Manager Qualifications: I passed all my internal tax examinations whilst employed as a Revenue Officer and Revenue Executive for the Inland Revenue 45 years experience Experience Manish started his career working for HM Revenue & Customs and after 13 years with them moved to private practice where he works to minimise clients’ tax bills.

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David Cartwright

Systems Developer Qualifications B.Sc Management and Finance – Leicester University Experience David is our Systems Developer and has many years experience using reporting tools such as Power BI, Domo  and Tableu. He helps our clients automate their processes and designs new systems for them. He also uses the power suite within Microsoft 365 to build

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Jon Oviasu

Bookkeeper Qualifications Xero Certified Advisor Xero Payroll Advisor Quickbooks Online Certified Pro Advisor Experience Jon joined Johnsons in 2021 bringing expertise in client account management, client onboarding, account analysis and reporting. He has worked with clients across IT, Public Relations, Hospitality and Education. Jon prides himself on streamlining accounting processes. He previously worked within a

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Monika Sierotowicz

Trainee ACCA Accountant/Audit Associate: Qualifications 1stClass BA Accountancy and Finance Part qualified ACCA Work Experience 2 years of experience in Johnsons Chartered Accountants Role at Johnsons Accountant/Audit Associate: preparation of financial reports, ensuring compliance with tax regulation. Completing audit workpapers by documenting audit tests and findings. Upskilling clients with accounting software such as Xero, QuickBooks,

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Isabella Marchetti

Job Manager Qualifications: Degree in Business and Economics Experience After graduating from the University of Perugia (Italy) she completed a 3 year internship with an accountant and tax consulting practice. She then started working in the family business as the principal accountant. She manages out bookkeeping group, helping customers and resolves their problems with VAT

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Lidia Omniski

Reception, Admin and Payroll Support Interests out of work:  travel, walking, reading, keeping fit Years of experience: 30 years working in offices, 15 years with Johnsons. Role in Johnsons:  reception work, admin work and support for payroll department. She works main on helping a single account. Achievements: Ensuring: Supplies for the office are up to

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Maya Seymour

Administrator Maya has graduated in business management. Joining Johnsons in 2020, Maya brings a variety of management, marketing and interpersonal skills . Maya also brings with her a variety of skills from previous careers in teaching and translation for companies of all sizes, Maya is fluent in three languages, enabling her to liaise and communicate

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Adriana Rusu

Trainee Bookkeeper I have previously worked in a number of administrative roles in various sectors such as retail, charity, and human resources. I joined Johnsons in 2018 as a bookkeeper and responsible for  bookkeeping services, VAT returns, assisting in the preparation of year-end accounts and providing support to the other members of the team. I

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Harry Doyle MA BA

Systems Assistant Qualifications Master’s degree in Ancient History and Classics from University of Manchester. Undergraduate Degree in Ancient History and History from University of Leicester. Experience Harry joined Johnsons in 2020 to assist the software development team bringing computing knowledge and adaptability to the team. Graduating from the University of Leicester in 2019 he continue

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Matt Ellis

System Developer Matthew joined Johnsons in 2020. He is currently studying Geography at the University of Sheffield and is working at Johnsons during his placement year. He brings a range of experience from his previous work as a case worker in both criminal and public law where he worked on cases of all sizes in

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Senait Tekele

Bookkeeper Senait joined Johnsons in 2020, she is AAT qualified. She’s currently responsible preparing annual accounts, bookkeeping and VAT returns. Senait previously worked in customer services. She’s fluent in three languages and brings a structured and detail-oriented approach to her work allowing her to help clients a multitude of needs. She excels in helping with

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