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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 dealing with specific matters.

Ansar Mahmood

Company Director

Having obtained a First-Class degree in Accounting and Business Management, Ansar has gone on to accrue over 14 years’ experience in the sector. Pomegranate Consulting is Ansar’s vision of what an accountancy practice should be – honest advice, a wealth of accountancy knowledge and first-hand business experience, all wrapped up in a professional and friendly service. If you’re looking for expert accountancy advice without the jargon, Ansar is the man to speak to.

Simon Vincent

Senior Account Manager

Simon graduated from Newcastle Polytechnic University with a degree in Accountancy. Following on from this, Simon has acquired 30 years within the sector. With his many years of experience within accountancy practice, Simon has accumulated a wide range of clients across a wide range of industries. Simon joined Pomegranate Consulting Chartered Accountants in May 2017 where he has expanded his cliental base and is the go to man within the firm.

Sepideh Amiri

Accounts Senior

Sepideh joined the Pomegranate team in December 2017 after leaving another firm of Chartered Accountants. Sepideh is currently studying towards her ACCA and is striving to become a chartered accountant. Sepideh prepares all the financial statements for our wide range of exciting and diverse clients, including limited companies, sole traders and partnerships. “Working as part of a professional, young and enthusiastic team in a modern office with alive atmosphere and variety of brilliant clients has been an exciting journey so far.”

Matthew Jones

Accounts Senior

Matthew joined the Pomegranate team in May 2018 after moving from another practice in the City Centre. With an extreme amount of hard work and motivation, Matthew qualified with the ACCA as a Chartered Certified Accountant in January 2018. Since joining Pomegranate Consulting, Matthew’s role within Pomegranate includes the preparation of accounts and corporation tax compliance for a range of limited companies, sole trader and partnership accounts along with self-assessment returns, client money audits including Solicitors Accounts Rules audits and training members of our team. “I have enjoyed working with the vast range of clients that Pomegranate has to offer and am looking forward to progressing with the company and its client base in the future.”

Thomas Utley

Audit and Accounts Senior

Thomas is currently studying towards the ACA qualification to become a member of the ICAEW. Thomas’ job entails preparation of financial statements and taxation for a wide range of companies, partnerships, and sole traders/Managing statutory audits/Managing audits in relation to regulatory compliance such as Solicitors Accounts Rules/Training junior members of the team/Business development. He joined the Pomegranate team in June 2016, having joined from another firm of Chartered Accountants. “The journey so far has been a fantastic one, working with such exciting clients, enjoying the modern culture of Pomegranate, and being much more than just an accountant.”

Hollie Powner

Marketing Director

Hollie joined the Pomegranate team in January 2018 after graduating with a high-class honours degree from Manchester Metropolitan University. Hollie is Pomegranate’s marketing guru and looks after all social media campaigns, marketing strategies and all creative content. Along with marketing, Hollie is Pomegranate’s Business Development Manager, whereby she communicates with all prospective clients, current clients and attends networking events to grow the Pomegranate business. “Pomegranate Consulting is a fast pace, motivational environment that is like no other accountants. With the prospect to grow and meet unique and exciting clients, Pomegranate Consulting has been a fantastic experience so far.”

Azeem Jilani

Payroll Manager and Personal Tax Senior

Azeem joined the Pomegranate team in May 2015 with the job role of Payroll Manager, since then Azeem has developed through Pomegranate and has taken on the additional role in completing and taking care of individual and directors personal tax returns, also including tax planning. In conjunction with this, Azeem is studying for his AAT – striving to become a chartered accountant. “My journey so far has been exciting one seeing the way the firm has developed and changed rapidly throughout my time. We have a range of exciting clients. Our aim is to give new businesses and start-ups, professional help they need, it gives us a starting point to get the foundations right. We believe in commitment and care.”

William Broadbent

Audit and Accounts Staff

William joined Pomegranate Consulting of Chartered Accountants in August 2017 after completed his A levels; Maths, Economics and IT at Canon Slade Sixth form. William’s role within the Pomegranate team involves the preparation of financial statements and taxation for a wide range of companies, partnerships and sole traders. Along with assisting in statutory audits and assisting audits in relation to regulatory compliance such as Solicitors Accounts Rules. William is currently studying towards his AAT, and aspires to move on to become a chartered accountant. “Pomegranate Consulting is an amazing opportunity to grow as an accountant in a great atmosphere of unique clients and motivational management, learning more about being an accountant than just the technical side.”

Dominic Oliverio

Cloud Accounting

Dominic joined Pomegranate Consulting of Chartered Accountants in August 2016. Having come from a private industry, Pomegranate Consulting was the first time that Dominic was in practice. Dominic is Pomegranate’s cloud guru, he specialises in looking after VAT clients, preparing their returns/assisting with preparation. Dominic also assists our clients with bookkeeping and being a Xero specialist, he’s the go to man. “Pomegranate Consulting is an almost indescribable experience that has provided me with amazing opportunities and incentives.”

Thais Do Nascimento

Practice Manager

Thais joined Pomegranate Consulting in May 2018. After studying International Relations in Rio, Thais decided to move to England and further her career. Thais came from an admin, receptionist background and has come to Pomegranate Consulting to develop her knowledge and experience within the business. “Pomegranate Consulting is an exciting and fast pace environment, with unique clients. Along with this, being a part of an enthusiastic team, with great opportunities has made my journey so far fantastic.”

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