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Smith Emmerson Team

Paul – Partner

PaulPaul joined Smith Emmerson (then TJT Smith & Co) in 1993. He qualified with Stoy Hayward (now BDO Stoy Hayward) and worked with them from 1987 until he left to join TJT Smith & Co.

Paul has been the main driver behind the development of Smith Emmerson, and has helped the firm gain its excellent reputation for the high quality of its work and the supreme levels of satisfaction it universally receives from its clients – a reputation that saw the company win the AVN Accountancy “Firm of the Year” award in 2007.

Paul enjoys all aspects of corporate and business finance, business consultancy and advanced tax planning. He is also the Audit Compliance Partner at Smith Emmerson. Away from work Paul takes a keen interest in most sports, and enjoys whatever stress-free time he can find with his wife and three kids.

Barrie – Accounts Manager

Barrie CupitBarrie possesses reams of accounting and auditing experience, having worked with numerous practices in the Yorkshire region, before Smith Emmerson snapped up his services in October, 2008. He qualified in 1984 and is a Fellow Member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

Barrie is a very client-focused individual who always provides a friendly and professional service for all of Smith Emmerson’s partners. Outside of business Barrie enjoys watching football and ice hockey, with his favourite teams being Sheffield United and the Sheffield Steelers. With that information, it will come as no surprise for you to learn that Barrie lives in the Steel City itself.

Terry – Business Development Manager

Terry ThornhillTerry joined Smith Emmerson in January 2016 after spending the last 13 years working in a number of senior roles for the world’s leading global volunteering business.

Terry’s role is to generate new business and to build upon our relationship with our existing clients.

Terry has a wealth of knowledge and experience in growing businesses.

In his spare time Terry watches all sports and enjoys travelling to new countries.

Dawn – Accounts Senior

stock-photo-49184870-male-silhouette-profile-picture-with-question-markDawn is very experienced at looking after all aspects of bookkeeping and VAT through to final accounts for small businesses and has worked in a range of sectors before moving to a large regional practice in 2008 where she qualified as an accountant in 2010. Dawn is friendly, client driven and professional, taking a great deal of pride in her work.

Out of the office Dawn owns a horse which she used to show jump all over the country and is a highly competitive squash player, playing on a men’s team and is currently working towards qualifying as a coach.


 Katie – Accounts Assistant Apprentice

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Katie joined Smith Emmerson in July 2016 as an accounts assistant apprentice and is currently studying for her AAT level 2 qualification. Katie helps out with a range of tasks throughout the office.

Outside of work, Katie enjoys playing video games and travelling the world.

If you or your business are in need of the services of Business Focused Chartered Accountants based in the Nottingham area, then please feel free to contact us.

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