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Deepti Agarwal ACA

Deepti Agarwal ACA

Managing Director

Deepti is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales (ICAEW). She has been helping businesses since she founded the company in 2009. From the very beginning, she realised the importance of cloud computing and helped businesses streamline their processes by moving to cloud software. Prior to starting the company, Deepti worked at KPMG, where she gave advice and audited the accounts of many multinational companies including Pepsi, John Deere and Symantec. Deepti now uses all her experience to help businesses with their accounts and taxes, as well as regularly advising them as a business partner to help them grow and improve their cash flow. Deepti has particular expertise in filing claims for R&D tax credits.  She also teaches Financial and Management Accounting at the Institute of Manufacturing, University of Cambridge.

Deepti is a vegetarian and outside work enjoys cooking, spending time with her young daughter and son.

Andrea Gills

Andrea Gills

Virtual CFO and Payroll

Andrea Gills is a dedicated professional with over 12 years of experience in bookkeeping and payroll. For four years, she has been an integral part of Watermill, contributing her expertise to financial management. Andrea’s passion for travel complements her commitment to her work, allowing her to provide seamless support to clients worldwide. With a keen eye for detail and a knack for problem-solving, she excels in assisting clients with financial planning and goal setting. Andrea’s adventurous spirit and dedication make her a valuable asset to the Watermill team.

James Oliver

James Oliver

Payroll Advisor

James Oliver is a payroll advisor with over a decade of experience, including five years at Watermill. A devoted Buddhist residing in Cambridge, James brings a calm and mindful approach to his work. His expertise and commitment to excellence make him a valuable asset to the team, ensuring clients receive top-notch payroll services with integrity and precision.

Anna Burrows CIMA

Anna Burrows CIMA

Accounts Manager

Anna Burrows is a seasoned finance professional with over 20 years of experience and a Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) qualification. Known for her strategic insights and analytical prowess, Anna excels in providing expert financial guidance to clients across diverse industries. Her commitment to excellence and continuous learning has established her as a trusted leader in the field of finance and accounting.

Janak Pokherel ACA

Janak Pokherel ACA

Janak Pokhrel is a distinguished finance professional and an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with a wealth of expertise in audit services. Serving as a consultant to Watermill, Janak plays a pivotal role in providing audit services to clients, including audits for Innovate UK projects.

With his ACA qualification and extensive experience, Janak brings a comprehensive understanding of audit procedures and regulatory compliance to his role. His meticulous attention to detail and commitment to excellence ensure that clients receive thorough and accurate audit assessments.

Janak’s proficiency in conducting audits extends to specialized areas such as Innovate UK projects, where he applies his expertise to ensure compliance with specific funding requirements and regulations.

As a valued member of the Watermill team, Janak’s dedication to delivering high-quality audit services contributes to the firm’s reputation for excellence in financial management and regulatory compliance. His professionalism and proficiency make him a trusted advisor to clients seeking reliable audit solutions

Lain

Finance Assitant

Lian Bleem is a dedicated trainee and financial assistant with a focus on bookkeeping. Currently working towards a degree at Anglia Ruskin University, Lian combines academic pursuits with practical experience in the finance industry.

As a Xero certified professional, Lian specializes in bookkeeping using the Xero platform. His proficiency with Xero enables him to efficiently manage financial records, reconcile accounts, and generate accurate reports for clients.

Lian’s commitment to professional development and hands-on learning is evident in his pursuit of both academic qualifications and industry certifications. His dedication to mastering financial software and techniques positions him as a valuable asset to the Watermill team.

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