56 Gidlow Lane, Gidlow, Wigan, WN6 7DP
01942 492175
mail@mjmaccounts.com

Meet The Team

Martin Miller FCCA FMAAT
Director

Martin, the Managing Director, has a wealth of experience, boasting over three decades working within the accountancy and taxation sector. He qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 1997 and established the firm within his home town of Wigan in 2003. In his spare time, Martin is an avid supporter of his local football team Wigan Athletic and tries to keep the pounds off by regularly going to the gym.

Paul Miller FCCA
Senior Accountant

Paul is a Senior Accountant at M J Miller & Co and has been with the firm since leaving college in 2005. Starting as a trainee he progressed through AAT followed by ACCA and achieved Chartered Certified status in 2014. His role is predominately the preparation of accounts and completion of tax returns for sole traders, partnerships and Limited Companies together with supervising and mentoring Accounts Trainees within the firm. He is always happy to liaise with clients and likes to try and go the extra mile whenever he can to ensure a clients needs are fully met. When not at the office Paul is a family man at heart who enjoys nothing more than spending time with his children and fiancée.

Stephanie Topping FMAAT
Senior Accountant & VAT Manager

Steph, our Bookkeeping and VAT Manager, joined the firm in 2008 as an apprentice and is a fellow member of the Association of Accounting Technicians (FMAAT). She is now in the final stages of completing her Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) examinations. Steph enjoys the diverse challenges of her day to day role within the firm. This comprises of VAT, monthly management accounts and business advice both on and off the premises.She has developed longstanding and strong working relationships with her clients. Steph enjoys spending her free time with her Daughter and Husband.

Bethany Coventry PM.Dip
Payroll & Workplace Pensions Manager

Beth joined us in 2010 and is our payroll and workplace pensions manager. Beth processes payroll and workplace pensions for over 170 weekly and monthly clients with up to 100 employees each. Beth is a member of the Institute of Chartered Bookkeepers where she gained her payroll qualifications and is also an associate member of The Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals. Beth has great knowledge of the accountancy and tax industry having gained basic AAT qualifications and has lots of experience as a loyal employee. Beth’s hobbies include payroll, helping out at her local brownie unit, cleaning and organising.

Ben Martin MAAT
Semi Senior Accountant

Ben joined us in 2012 as part of an apprenticeship scheme and achieved Semi-Senior status in 2016 after completing his AAT qualification. He is currently studying towards his ACCA qualification and hopes to achieve Chartered Certified status in the not too distant future. Bens day to day duties include accounts preparation, ranging from sole traders and partnerships to limited companies, both Self-Assessment and Corporation Tax Returns as well as liaising with clients on a professional basis with a personal touch. Outside of the office Ben enjoys keeping fit in the gym and is an avid football fan.

Fatima Desai BSc (Hons)
Semi Senior Accountant

Fatima joined the firm in 2019 as a Semi Senior Accountant, having recently graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Accountancy. Fatima excelled during her studies and was awarded the Edge Hill Liverpool Society of Chartered Accountants award for the most outstanding third year Accountancy student. She aspires to complete her ACCA qualification and become a Chartered Certified Accountant. Within the firm, her role includes accounts preparation, both Self - Assessment and Corporation Tax Returns and assisting with VAT Returns. During her free time, Fatima enjoys trying new cuisines and travelling.

Gemma Johnson
Administration Manager

Gemma joined the firm in 2019. Her role within the firm includes a variety of duties ranging from front office reception, administration and clerical process. In her spare time, Gemma enjoys reading and spending time with her family.

Ellen Oakes
Trainee Accountant

Ellen joined the firm in 2017 as an apprentice and has completed her Level 3 AAT. Ellen is now working to become a full member of the AAT and is striving to become a Chartered Certified Accountant. She is continually developing her knowledge and experience within the Accountancy profession. Ellen’s role within the firm includes accounts and tax preparation and liaising with clients. Ellen enjoys baking in her free time.