ABOUT US

About Us

THE ANOTHER ANSWER TEAM

Our award-winning team is of one mind that bookkeeping and accounts should be fun – we can’t promise you an evening of glitz and glamour, but we do promise to feed you coffee and biscuits when you choose to visit us, and to keep your accounts up to date and compliant even if you don’t.

A Team You Can Trust

See first-hand what makes us stand out from other accountants and bookkeepers.

Our friendly, non-judgemental team approach means our clients have the confidence to ask us anything, which in turn gives them peace of mind and clarity over their numbers.

About Us

SYLVIA BOURHILL FMAAT, CFICB

LICENSED ACCOUNTANT & MANAGING DIRECTOR

Practicing as a bookkeeper and then accountant for nearly 20 years, Sylvia is married to Neil.  They have one son and a very boisterous black dog. When not filing accounts or running the show at Another Answer, Sylvia might be found driving a Land Rover across the Sahara Desert or preaching in her local church.

Favourite biscuit is an Orange Club.

About Us

NEIL BOURHILL CAMBRIDGE ECONOMICS DEGREE AND MICB

DIRECTOR

Supposedly retired but Sylvia won’t let him. Lots of experience with business computer systems. Governor of a local Middle School. Member of Wycombe Deanery Synod (Church of England).

Favourite biscuit is a Custard Cream or Shortbread Finger.

About Us

ALISA SCHROEDER MICB

CLIENT MANAGER

Formerly a primary school teacher, Alisa qualified as bookkeeper in 2008. She is married with four children, three at secondary school and one at university. If she had any spare time she would spend it clearing out her loft, reading, sewing & learning to take better photographs.

Alisa is not eating sugar at the moment, so a chocolate-orange flavoured Naked Bar is the favoured replacement.

About Us

STACIA WRENN

PRACTICE ADMINISTRATOR

Formerly a 6th Form Manager, Stacia is married with 2 grown up sons. Most of her space time is spent walking or meeting friends for a cappuccino.  She loves holidaying in Soller, Majorca.

Favourite biscuit – not strictly a biscuit but Millionaires shortbread.

About Us

DASKA EMERY AICB

BOOKKEEPER

Formerly an IT Trainer, Daska qualified as a Bookkeeper in early 2021. She is married with 2 teenage sons who usually always want to watch something different on TV!  She enjoys singing and is part of a band playing popular covers.  She loves socialising and as far as exercise goes likes to walk with her husband and runs when she can be bothered! She loves animals and has 2 cats – Murray and Rafa.

Favourite biscuit is a home-made gooey flapjack but more likely to buy a massive chocolate bar.

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EMMA BRAY

BOOKKEEPER

A mother of two lovely boys, Emma started in the music industry in London before retraining in accountancy and starting a family. Having already gained a merit in AAT Professional Diploma Accounting Level 4, she has recently qualified in ICB Level 3, Certificate in Bookkeeping & Accounts.

Emma spends her spare time DJing, producing music, exercising & walking her lovely cocker spaniel puppy.

Favourite biscuit – anything homemade & gluten free!

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HELEN BURGESS-ALLEN AICB

BOOKKEEPER

Helen joined the company in May 2021 coming from the design industry where she spent 25 years as an accountant. Helen is married with one son,  two cats (who rule the house), two horses (one of which is retired) and 1/3 of a sheep called Paddy. She spends any of her spare time riding and competing in online dressage events.

Favourite biscuit is a Tesco Oatie, like a Hobnob but their own brand and much tastier.

About Us

KARA STUART

MARKETING & ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

Formerly a Project Manager in the digital world, Kara joined Another Answer in early 2022 to help on the administration & marketing side of things.

Kara has three sociable and active children so life at home is always very busy – she regularly considers becoming an official Uber driver to coincide with her time spent in the car. In her spare time she loves walking and seeing friends.

Favourite biscuit – chocolate leibniz!

About Us

SUE KOWALSKI

SENIOR BOOKKEEPER

Practising as a bookkeeper for 24 years & still enjoying the daily challenge of working with a wide variety of clients & industries. I have a grown up daughter & we share our home with 4 dogs, a Rottweiler called Jazz (she thinks she is still a tiny lap dog & lovesgiving hugs) & 3 Frenchies called Bear (a lover not a fighter), Skyla (sassy & a princess) & finally Faith (Mum of Bear & Skyla) who recently lost an eye & is now ‘Faith the Pirate’. Now when I’m not working or spending time with the dogs, I love nothing more than being a bit of an adrenaline junkie, all kinds of DIY, travelling & being outdoors. Recently spending a day on a ‘Zip-Lining’ experience in Norfolk, which I loved, I’m now planning my next adventure

Favourite biscuit…….. ohhh…. I love them all!

Oleksandra Salina

OLEKSANDRA SALINA

JUNIOR BOOKKEEPER

Oleksandra joined the team at Another Answer in May 2023 as a Junior Bookkeeper. She left the Ukraine with her son in 2023 when the war started with no choice but to start a new life in the UK. Oleksandra previously worked in the finance and accounts department at the Tax Office in Kyiv and did not speak any English. She has now passed her ICB Level 2 exam and her English is flourishing!

Favourite biscuit ….. she likes them all!

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ANDREA FRATE AATQB

BOOKKEEPER

Formerly a Chartered Surveyor but now a bookkeeper working around her family commitments. She grew up in the tropics of Australia so finds the winter in the UK trying so always keeps busy. She loves travelling, reading, live theatre and music and never happier than when having a laugh with friends.

Favourite biscuit – Shortbread.

About Us

WINNERS of the ICB Global LUCA award for Small Practice of the Year in 2015 and Large Practice of the Year in 2019

The Oscars of the bookkeeping world, the annual LUCA Awards recognise outstanding achievement in the profession.