We are a friendly accountancy practice based on the Devon and Dorset border. We help local businesses and sole traders to manage their accountancy requirements, freeing them up to concentrate on the day job.
Our business started out as a home working enterprise and has grown over the years. We now have a team of people with our own business premises. This means we know first hand what it’s like starting a business from scratch and juggling all the different demands as your business grows. Whatever stage your business is at we can support you to manage it effectively.
We’ll take care of your accounts so you can focus on your business. As your business grows we’ll be here to give you helpful advice and support you along the way.
Please give us a call or pop in for a chat. We’d love to be able to help you.
Meet the Team
Adrian Harris is the managing director at Rosy Jeffery Ltd. He leads the Rosy Jeffery team keeping everyone motivated and up-beat. He is friendly and loves to help people.
He qualified in 1998 and is a Fellow Association Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA). Since starting his career he has gained 25+ years of experience working in a number of accountancy practices throughout the UK. He has spent this time looking after the accountancy and taxation needs of small business owners and individuals.
In his spare time he enjoys listening to music and he plays the tuba for Sidmouth Town Band. He enjoys the occasional round of golf and often watches the rugby and cricket.
Mark runs the payroll department for Rosy Jeffery Ltd and also works in Accounts production. Karen works alongside Mark assisting with day to day payroll administration. He started his training in 1980 with a market town practice of Chartered Accountants and then pursued an Accountancy career in Industry with large farming and food processing companies in the UK, Holland and Germany.
Returning to practice in 2006, he is a member of the Institute of Financial Accountants (AFA), and enjoys the hands on approach using his Industry knowledge.
As a former Rugby player he can be seen supporting his local side and plays Double Bass in Jazz and Folk Bands.
Lee is married to Adrian and has been for the past 20 years. She is one of the first faces that you will see when you walk into our offices and she will always have a smile on her face.
After many years working in academia, pastoral and caring professions, Lee joined Rosy Jeffery Ltd to assist Adrian with the administration of the practice. She is a qualified bookkeeper, and as the practice manager looks after our own admin and accounts.
She enjoys crafts such as, knitting and painting as well as being in the garden and looking after their family cat.
Senior Accounts Manager
Jackie graduated from the University of Exeter in 1994 with BA (HONS) Accountancy. She then commenced ICAEW chartered accountancy training with a local accountancy firm.
Jackie prepares company accounts, corporation tax returns and company secretarial compliance for our limited company clients plus accounts and self assessment tax returns for our sole trade and partnership clients. Jackie is also responsible for those who require bookkeeping and VAT Returns and is experienced in using various computer based accountancy packages.
In her spare time, Jackie enjoys reading, walking and spending time with her family.
Leona has joined us as Adrian’s Executive Assistant, she spent many years in the banking industry and brings a wealth of experience in customer service and management. She is one of the first faces that you will see when you walk into our offices.
Leona is a member of the Association of Accounting Technicians having completed the Level 3 Advanced Diploma in accounting and is a qualified bookkeeper. She is currently studying towards the Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting.
In her spare time, Leona can be found either in the garden or on poolside somewhere supporting her local swimming club in various volunteering roles.
Alison is a full member of the Association of Accounting Technicians as well as the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers. She has a wealth of experience both in practice and in public finance.
Alison prepares accounts and self assessment tax returns for our sole trade and partnership clients and is responsible for those who require bookkeeping and VAT Returns. She is experienced in using various computer based accountancy packages.
She is married with three grown-up children and two dogs, and comes from a farming background. Alison enjoys helping with local community events, charities and fundraising. Her hobbies include sewing, gardening and playing badminton.
Andrea grew up in Lyme Regis so she knows the area very well if you need directions to our offices at Hunthay Business Park.
Her hobbies include listening to music, watching films and going to live music events and she loves to spend time with her children and walking her dogs.
Andrea is also a keen supporter of local community projects, helping as Treasurer for a local organisation.
Originally from South Wales, Andrea has lived in Devon for over 20 years with her husband and 2 children.
Although her background is in teaching, she has enjoyed working in various administrative roles over the past 6 years.
When she’s not shivering on the side-lines watching her sons play rugby or football she can be found in the kitchen baking and eating cakes and then burning them off at the gym!
Administrator and Accounts Assistant
Mel has worked across the company in various roles over the years and is now one of the administrators. Mel is responsible for looking after all our new clients, making sure all paperwork is correct and compliant as well as liaising with HMRC. She also keeps client information up to date and can answer most questions that may arise.
After many years involved in the management of Thoroughbred bloodstock and teaching, Mel is also a writer with four published books. As well as writing, Mel is a sometime triathlete and aspiring ultra runner who is married with two children, two Highland ponies and a springer spaniel.
Lucie is currently studying for her ACCA exams.
In her free time, Lucie enjoys going out for food and drinks with friends, going to live music events and travelling to different countries. She also enjoys keeping fit at the gym and she used to compete nationally in athletics competitions as well and breaking records in county competitions.