accountancy teamCome meet our teams.  We want to give you the best possible accountancy service so we always go the extra mile for our clients. If we think your business could benefit from other areas outside of what we can offer then we try to steer you in the direction of others who can help. With the over-complexities of the tax system it is very easy to get lost so we speak to all our clients in clear jargon-free language to cut through the confusion.

Nicky Goringe Larkin, BA(Hons) ACMA CGMA
Nicky Goringe Larkin, BA(Hons) ACMA CGMAManaging Director & Founder
As Managing Director, Nicky is primarily focussed upon Business Development and Client Satisfaction. Nicky has a clear vision for Goringe Accountants Ltd and is building the team to become the number one choice of accountancy practices in the region.
Nicky is actively involved with the FSB and is passionate about ensuring that Small Business issues are heard at the local and national level. Nicky favourite sport is tennis, and is an active member at Bradfield Tennis Club, as a team member and Junior Volunteer. She spends any spare time that she has with her son Jake and husband Alex.
  • Managing Director, Goringe Accountants Ltd
  • Chair of Reading & West Berkshire, Federation of Small Businesses
  • Financial Controller, Marine Capital Ltd
  • Financial Controller, Aspire Technology Ltd
  • Finance Manager, Morse
  • Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, Magex Ltd
  • European Finance Analyst, EDS
  • Business Management Trainee, Bechtel
  • Student Placement, Intel

Accounting & Auditing

Jacqui Waring, BSc(Hons) MSc(Hons) ACA
Jacqui Waring, BSc(Hons) MSc(Hons) ACAAudit Director
Jacqui leads our audit practice whilst also looking after a portfolio of accounts clients. She joined us in 2013 from Deloitte UK. Jacqui manages our Statutory and SRA audits and is a Pension Audit specialist.
Jacqui has three young children and her multi-tasking and negotiation skills are thus utilised daily.
  • Audit Manager, Goringe Accountants Ltd
  • Audit Manager, Deloitte UK
  • Scheduling Manager, Deloitte UK
  • Assistant Manager, Deloitte UK
  • Trainee Accountant, Deloitte UK
  • Contract Development Manager, MercuryHealth
Emily Crowson, BA(Hons) FCCA
Emily Crowson, BA(Hons) FCCAChartered Accountant
Mandy Chubb, MAAT
Mandy Chubb, MAATHead of Management Accounts
Risham Shaheen, FCCA
Risham Shaheen, FCCAChartered Certified Accountant
Risham is involved in the production and reviews of Statutory Accounts, Corporation tax returns and SATRs and is the Account Manager for a portfolio of clients. She is also involved in managing and training a team of junior accountants.
Risham enjoys travelling and she loves cooking.
Risham is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCCA) with over 12 years experience. She started her career with a leading medium sized practice in central London. She has a diversified.
Olivia Evans
Olivia EvansAccounts Associate
As part of the accounts team Olivia works on Accounts, VAT and Audit. She really enjoys working with the clients and wants to help them with their accounting needs.
Olivia likes to spend time with her friends attending a variety of music concerts as this is a real passion of hers. She also enjoys adventurous activities such as rock climbing when she is not studying for her qualifications.
  • Studying ACCA, Goringe Accountants
  • Trainee Accountant, Geoffrey Cole & Co
Alisha Vales, MAAT
Alisha Vales, MAATAccounts Associate
Alisha is an AAT apprentice. She prepares accounts and tax returns, and assists on audits. She enjoys preparing accounts and wants to go on to do ACCA.
Alisha studies in her spare time as she always wanted to be an accountant given her enjoyment of maths.
  • Future ACCA, Goringe Accountants
  • Studying AAT Level 4, Goringe Accountants
  • AAT Level 3 Qualified, Goringe Accountants
Patrizia Chessell
Patrizia ChessellPayroll Supervisor
Patrizia’s role is everything payroll related, such as running clients payroll, P11Ds etc.
Patrizia has a family with 2 children and she runs a youth club once a month.
Jack Sealey, BSc(Hons)
Jack Sealey, BSc(Hons)Accounts Associate
As part of the accounts team Jack works on Accounts, VAT and Audit
Anushka Viegas, B.Com
Anushka Viegas, B.ComAccounts Associate
As part of the accounts team Anushka works on Accounts, VAT and Audit
Luke Stephens
Luke StephensAccounts Associate

Tax Advice

Chris Lee, BSc
Chris Lee, BScTax Consultant
Chris specialises in advising SME businesses and their owners, on a wide range of issues, including Enterprise Investment Schemes, business reorganisations and sales, and employee share incentives.
  • Tax Consulant, Goringe Accountants Ltd
  • Tax Partner, James Cowper
  • Tax Director, Baker Tilly
  • Tax Director, HLB Kidsons
  • Tax Partner, BDO Binder Hamlyn
Terry Dockley
Terry DockleyVAT Consultant
Terry specialises in complicated VAT issues. VAT is a very complex area and he is able to assist our clients with high value real estate transactions, (Option To Tax, capital goods scheme, golden brick technique, , housing developments), cross border VAT, and charity projects.
  • VAT Consultant Goringe Accountants
  • VAT Director James Cowper LLP
  • Senior Tax Manager PWC
  • Inspector of taxes – Inland Revenue
Simone Dalton, BSc(Hons) ACCA CTA
Simone Dalton, BSc(Hons) ACCA CTAR&D Tax Relief Consultant
As a Chartered Tax Advisor with more than 20 years’ tax and accountancy experience, Simone has spent the last decade and more specialising in R&D tax relief. With a respected reputation with HMRC and a 100% success rate on 100s of R&D tax relief claims Simone can offer as little or as much help as you would like when putting together a claim.
Simone is family orientated with 3 children which keep her busy and spends her spare time socialising with family and friends.
  • Tax Consultant, Goringe Accountants Ltd
  • Tax Manager, James Cowper Kreston
  • Tax Manager, Pearson Buchholz Limited
  • Tax Senior, Petersons


Alex Larkin, BSc(Hons) MCSE
Alex Larkin, BSc(Hons) MCSEChief Technical Officer
Alex’s role as CTO at Goringe Accountants is to assure the successful execution of the company’s business mission through development and deployment of the company’s web presence and internal IT strategies.
Other than spending as much time as possible with his family (wife Nicky and son Jake) Alex plays a lot of tennis including competing in Berkshire division leagues. An active member of Porsche Club GB, Alex also enjoys taking his family away for weekend and holiday scenic drives.
  • Chief Technical Officer, Goringe Accountants Ltd
  • Technical Solution Architect, Sage
  • Senior Principal Systems Engineer, Oracle Corporation
  • Principal Systems Engineer, Siebel Systems Ltd
  • Systems Engineer, edocs Inc.
  • Systems Engineer, SME
Laura Bowden
Laura BowdenOperations Manager
Oversees the operational running of the team including reporting, forecasting, office and audit and accountancy team management. Working with the rest of the management team to help grow the business sustainably.
Laura is family orientated with 2 young children which keep her very busy, and spends a lot of time socialising with family and friends. She regularly helps out in her sister’s florist but enjoys a Zumba class once a week to wind down.
  • Team Leader, RM Education
  • Bond Administrator, Prudential
Claire Kent, BA(Hons)
Claire Kent, BA(Hons)Sales Ledger Clerk
Sarah Jones, B(Ed)Hons
Sarah Jones, B(Ed)Hons Operations Administrator
Sarah’s role as part of the operations team is to ensure day to day running of the office.
Suzy Jordan
Suzy JordanOperations Administrator
Suzy’s role as part of the operations team is to ensure day to day running of the office, she has exposure to the company secretarial tasks including Confirmation Statements, share changes and dividends.
Liz McLaughlin
Liz McLaughlinBusiness Development
Natalie Rees, BA(Hons)
Natalie Rees, BA(Hons) Operations Administrator
Natalie’s role as part of the operations team is to ensure day to day running of the office.