Meet our experienced and dedicated team

Our Mission

Audeo provides a fresher take on business accounting.

We offer clients the typical services of year-end accounts, tax, and book-keeping services. We also specialise in broader business support, project work, training and management accountancy services – all designed to fuel the growth of our clients’ businesses

Our Team

Ben Shipman

Ben is an AAT qualified accountant with over 20 years’ experience including 5 years at one of the UK’s fastest growing companies as a Management Accountant. Originally working in the banking industry Ben’s career has included various accounting roles within the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors. 

At Audeo Accounting, Ben works with clients both on-site and remotely to ensure an effective business partnership that meets their day-to-day accounting needs as well as higher level operational and strategic input into decision making. Ben’s in-depth knowledge of accounting software (from SAP to Xero and everything in between) and advanced excel skills continue to enable our clients to ensure that the accounting data becomes a vital business tool. 

With an extensive network of contacts, Ben is able to regularly assist our clients form new partnerships, sometimes formal such as helping to identifying key new suppliers but also informal ones to enable the sharing of lessons learned between similar firms. 

Matt Walsh

Matt is a Chartered Management Accountant with over 20 years’ experience of business management, accountancy and management accountancy in various sectors, including for-profit and not-for-profit organisations, large and small. 

 Since 2004, Matt has been working closely with businesses and not-for-profit organisations filling the gap between specialist “year-end” accountants and non-specialist business managers.  Matt has a proven history of helping business manage change, for example growth, downsizing, relocations, investment in new ventures and outsourcing. 

Within Audeo Accounting Matt leads on the year-end accounts and tax return work and provides Financial Controller/Director services as well management accounting and analysis.  Alongside the work with Audeo Accounting Matt also teaches financial and management accounting with the University of Sussex and the Open University. 

Kate Takacs

Kate joined Audeo in January 2018 as an accounts assistant and now supports Matt with all the tax clients. Kate is also an experienced credit controller and her first project at Audeo was to improve the processes and collections for one of our key clients. Collections were £380k against a target of £300k.

Christine Tucker

Christine is an experienced finance manager and works with our clients providing bookkeeping support including managing credit control.

Julie Parker

Julie joined the team in 2022 as an Accounts Administrator.  She has many years’ experience in Company administration which grew from a predominantly secretarial/PA background and now helps to provide an efficient service working with our clients and team.