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Became a member of the Opendoorz team November 2013
A vibrant personality who enjoys socialising, sport (plays hockey cricket and golf) and loves his family which includes the Subaru Impreza. Simon provides accounting and business advice to help owner managers and finance directors achieve their strategic goals.
Simon is the partner who heads up Wellers Banbury office with responsibility for the firm’s clients in North Oxfordshire and the East Midlands. He delivers professional advice to small and medium sized organisations in a wide range of sectors, acting as the equivalent of their Finance Director with responsibility for their outsourced finance function.
In this role Simon works closely with owner managers and board members, analysing the financial performance of their businesses. This provides entrepreneurs with insight as to what the numbers mean, informing both strategic and investment based decision making. His clients are then able to focus on the development of their companies safe in the knowledge that Simon and his team are handling all the time consuming compliance and regulatory items on their behalf.
Simon is also the Finance Director of the Banbury Chamber of Commerce, and takes an active role in a local charity acting as Treasurer. Married with one son, he enjoys most sports in his spare time and has represented Oxfordshire at both hockey and cricket.