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Meet The Team

We are a dedicated team which strives to provide success to our clients in regards to all their accountancy needs. Our team is very close-knit and ensures that a unified support is provided to you whenever you need it. With expertise covering all aspects of accountancy, taxation and business advisory services, we are well placed to take a holistic view to planning for the future as well as dealing with specific matters.

Simon Brook MAAT FFA FTA

Partner

Simon started is accountancy experience in Halifax at the age of 17. Over the last 30 years he has gained knowledge in all areas of accountancy. He enjoys a challenge and has taken on board new technology which is needed to take the business forward in the digital age.

He enjoys going to the gym having recently joined a local fitness hub. Also enjoys the outdoors as he was brought up on the family farm.

Adrian Broadbent FFA FIPA ATT(Fellow)

Senior Partner

Adrian started his Accountancy career back in 1975 in Essex and started the current business in 1988.

He primarily looks after the personal tax and sole trader clients.

His hobbies include travelling, music, cooking and Liverpool FC!

Paula Steele

Senior Accountant

Paula Steele is our Accounts Senior and Office Manager.

Karen Haggerty

Bookkeeper Manager

Karen Haggerty is our Bookkeeper.
Tel: 01422 347880

Sue-Ellen Lee

Senior Accountant

Sue-Ellen’s main role is to prepare accounts for Sole Traders and Limited companies, along with personal and corporation tax computations. She has good knowledge of cloud accounting Software and is a Certified ProAdvisor on Quickbooks; and regularly trains clients on the software.

Sue-Ellen is currently studying towards the ACCA Qualification.

Liane Green MAAT

Senior Accountant

Liane prepares accounts for sole traders, partnerships and limited companies. She also prepares self-assessment and corporation tax returns.

She is trained in a number of softwares and cloud accounting packages.

Liane is sitting her final exam for ACCA in December this year.

Helen Brook

Semi Senior Accountant

Helen started her career in administration for a local textile firm before moving into credit control for a well know local drinks firm.

Moving into accountancy was a natural progression and has been at broadbents since 2006. She specialise in sole traders and sub contractors and has become a key part of the business.

During her spare time she makes sure her kids keep on the straight an narrow as well as enjoying time with her friends.

Marcus Frankland AAT

Semi Senior Accountant

Marcus Frankland is our Semi Senior Accountant

Sam Sharp AAT Level 2

Trainee Accountant

Sam Sharp is our Trainee Accountant.
Tel: 01422 347880

Sue Clay

Payroll Manager

Sue has worked in admin / payroll for over 19 years working in Industry – For the last 5 years in accountancy practises in the local areas.

Expertise :

Payroll and all aspects of payroll procedures

Pensions

Enjoys challenges and keeping clients informed and up to date at all times.

Hobbies include Tap dancing  , travelling and spending time with my 2 beautiful girls

Kelley Randall CIPP

Payroll Administrator

Kelley has been with Broadbents for over 9 years, she started in 2010 as Receptionist and has progressed to be a CIPP qualified Payroll clerk.

She also covers administration duties and aspects of money laundering.

Expertise

  • Payroll advice
  • Payroll procedures

Tel: 01422 347 880

Debra Mills

Receptionist

Debra has been with Broadbents since 2013 in the role of Receptionist/Administrator, she has worked for 20+ years in the role of Receptionist in the Halifax area and enjoys meeting and greeting clients on a daily basis.

Expertise

  • Good telephone/communication skills
  • Customer Service

Tel: 01422 347 880
Fax: 01422 252 059

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