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Meet the Team

"I don't think you will come across a Team of People who are as technically switched on, cheerful, pleasant, and committed to Client Service, than the Team of People we have at Jones Cooper."

"I personally consider it a privilege to work alongside such people, but then I am of course biased..."

Rickey Cooper - June 2012
Managing Partner - Jones Cooper

About the Team

Jones Cooper have a total staff of 17 Top Quality dedicated personnel (including Admin & Support Staff) - 9 out of this 17 strong Team are AAT qualified or higher - this represents the strength we have in house to handle any type of Client within the small Business Sector.

Check-out our Team below !


Rickey Cooper


Sarah Ward


Katherine Walker


Joe Gilmer


Gareth Welsh


Vicky Oates


Rebecca Hinchliffe


Diane Cooper

Jackie Hudson
Jackie Hudson

Dene Gelder
Dene Gelder

Charlotte Cooper
Charlotte Cooper

Jack Drakes
Jack Drakes

Lewis Stannard
Lewis Stannard

Emma Osborne
Emma Osborne

Pat Ward
Pat Ward

Adam Taylor
Adam Taylor

Hayley Watson
Hayley Watson

Team Profiles

Rickey Cooper FFA, FMAAT, ATT

  • Business & Profit Improvement Specialist
  • Specialist Tax Adviser for Business & Personal Clients
  • Likes : Football, reading, the countryside, and people with a sense of humour
  • Dislikes : Queuing, poor service.

Sarah Ward ACCA, MAAT

  • Senior Client Accounts Manager
  • Tax Specialist in all areas of Business & Personal Tax
  • Likes: Family holidays, watching sport, keeping fit and witty people.
  • Dislikes: Seafood, arrogant people, laziness.

Katherine Walker ACCA, BSc (Hons)

  • Client Accounts Manager
  • Sage Expert & Quick Books Expert.
  • Likes: Shopping for shoes and bags, cooking and baking, musical shows.
  • Dislikes : Having to rush, the rain and being cold.

Joe Gilmer MAAT, ATT

  • Client Accounts Manager
  • Construction Industry & CIS Tax Specialist
  • Likes: Football, comedy films, nights out and holidays.
  • Dislikes: Healthy food, impoliteness and traffic jams.

Gareth Welsh MAAT, ATT

  • Client Accounts Manager
  • Specialises in Sole Traders, Partnerships & small Limited Companies
  • Likes: Football, holidays, nights out.
  • Dislikes: Bad manners, being late, losing at football.

Vicky Oates MAAT

  • Client Accounts Manager
  • Accounts Preparation & Personal Tax Returns
  • Likes: Family fun with my children, eating out, soaps, and a good cuppa!
  • Dislikes: Bad manners, custard, the rain.

Rebecca Hinchliffe MAAT

  • Book-keeper
  • Book-keeping & Vat Returns
  • Likes: Baking, the countryside, country shows and reading.
  • Dislikes: Football, horses and bad weather.

Diane Cooper

  • Practice Senior Administrator
  • Likes: shopping, walking the dog, the countryside.
  • Dislikes: Waiting to be served, rugby and the rain.

Jackie Hudson

  • Practice Manager & Payroll Department
  • Client Service Manager
  • Likes: Music & theatre, gardening, travel, reading.
  • Dislikes: Unpunctuality, bad manners, texting.

Dene Gelder MAAT

  • Administrator
  • Likes: Cycling, scooters, nature.
  • Dislikes: Inconsiderate motorists, cruelty to animals.

Charlotte Cooper

  • University Graduate in Travel & Tourism
  • Administrator & Payroll Department
  • Likes: Football (Liverpool FC), shopping and going to shows.
  • Dislikes: Cold weather, bananas

Jack Drakes

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Preparation & Personal Tax Returns
  • Likes: Football, Golf & Curry
  • Dislikes: Coffee, Cricket and Rude People

Lewis Stannard MAAT

  • Client Accounts Manager
  • Accounts Preparation & Personal Tax Returns
  • Likes: Football, films, holidays
  • Dislikes: Queueing, vegetables, being cold

Emma Osborne

  • Book-keeping & Accounts Assistant
  • Likes: Chocolate, Family Holidays, Being Organised
  • Dislikes: Messy People, Rudeness

Pat Ward

  • Book Keeping Assistant
  • Likes: Cruising, Dancing & Musicals
  • Dislikes: Takeaway Food, Poor Manners & Winter

Hayley Watson

  • Receptionist/Administrator
  • Likes: Holidays, Family Time & Shopping
  • Dislikes: Rudeness, Spiders & Exercise!

Adam Taylor

  • Accounts Assistant
  • Accounts Preparation & Personal Tax Returns
  • Likes: Football (Liverpool), Gigs & Pizza
  • Dislikes: Rude People, Lateness & Liquorice
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