Meet the Team

Gary Butt FAAT, FFA, ATT - Principal

Gary has been a Director of BYB Accountancy Ltd since its formation in 2005. With over 25 years of experience within practice, Gary has a wealth of accounting and tax knowledge in a diverse client base ranging from Sole Traders to Limited Companies in a wide range of sectors.

Mandy Davies FCCA - Certified Accountant

Mandy started in the profession in 1992 and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2000. Since initially training within Private Practice, Mandy has worked for BUPA, The Welsh Development Agency, Panasonic, Hilton Cardiff and the Vale Golf & Spa Resort, and so brings a unique blend of experience to BYB Accountancy Ltd since joining the practice in 2008.

Mandy is the main point of contact for client support for the implementation and migration of new accounts software and system. She is also Director of FD Support Ltd, a sister company offering remote support to businesses who require a Finance Controller/Director presence but are not quite ready to recruit a full time position. The function would offer monthly support with management reporting to board level, cashflows, management and training of junior finance staff etc.

Cath Weymouth - Practice Manager

Cath has worked at BYB Accountancy Ltd since 2007 and has gained knowledge and experience through previously working in the banking, finance and Healthcare industries. Cath works closely with our Clients and is proactive in listening to and helping to ensure good customer service. Cath is responsible for the smooth running of the practice and for ensuring that all accountants and support staff work to the highest standards in providing a first class client service.

Cath has built up a sound knowledge of Accountancy procedures and is proactive in growing our business and emphasises with the highs and lows of running a business and all that this entails.

This was one of the reasons that Cath and Gary started our sister Company: Premier Company Services UK Ltd as this helps both clients and non-clients manage all aspects of Payroll, Company Secretarial and Company Incorporations. These statutory tasks can be time consuming and penalties can be incurred if not strictly adhered to.

Sue Barns - Assistant Practice Manager and Payroll Manager

Sue assists with all aspects of the practice and is an experienced and knowledgeable member of our team. In addition Sue is vigilant in ensuring that unquestionable client service is paramount having delivered such with Nat West Bank and Office Angels prior to joining our dedicated team.

Sue also compliments our payroll team at Premier Company Services UK Ltd and has a decade of experience facilitating our Client's payroll. Sue ensures deadlines are adhered to and delivers with confidence and the accuracy that is demanded of her in this environment.

Marta Diaz Valderrama AAT - Assistant Accountant

Marta joined the practice in 2012 and assists in the preparation of accounts for statutory accounts and the preparation of tax returns. Marta has a wealth of experience and worked in Madrid prior to joining us where she gained valuable insights into business operation and accounts procedures. Marta qualified with AAT in 2013 and is looking to begin her ACCA qualification this year.

Jade Smith - Client Liaison Manager

Jade started with us in July 2013 and is responsible for maintaining relationships with our clients and ensuring all our records are up to date. Jade is also responsible for submitting VAT returns and all around administration on a daily basis.

Jade has a wide range of experience in different business sectors including Hospitality management, Banking, Auditing, Payroll and Accountancy.

Later this year Jade will be starting the first year of her AAT qualification towards becoming a qualified Accountant.

Julie Llewellyn - Assistant Accountant

Julie has newly joined the practice in June 2014 and assists in the preparation of Tax Returns and Statutory Accounts. Julie had previously been self employed for many years and therefore has an in depth knowledge of sole traders, partnerships as well as Limited Companies.

Julie is studying for her ACCA qualification and is in her final year.