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About Our Firm

A modern accounting and bookkeeping firm aiming to give our clients the tools and information to succeed.

Trust Worthy

We aim to give our clients an end-to-end service, from bookkeeping through to trusted advisor.  You can focus on running your business.


With key sectors including online retail, construction, and consulting, we give you the best setup and advice we can.


We  ensure that your business is backed by qualified accountants and bookkeepers using a modern approach with an eye on efficiency.

Who We Are

Our Team


Sarah Povey

Sarah Povey

Founder & Bookkeeping Lead

After qualifying with the ICB, Sarah founded the business in 2010. She has grown the client base year on year, providing a full range of accounting services. She has developed an extensive knowledge of accounting software, and how to use these most effectively.
Tim Povey

Tim Povey

Lead Accountant

Tim trained with Deloittes, qualifying in 1996 as an ACA.  He has worked in industry until 2019, joining the business with his wealth of knowledge and experience.  As well as strong accounting skills, he is also highly skilled in IT systems.
Shaun Ellis

Shaun Ellis

Accounting Associate

Shaun qualified with the ACCA in 1992 and has had a range of roles in industry.  He brings a vast array of experience having led finance teams.  He is able to ensure you have the right information and can use it to make the right decisions.

Paul Baxter

Paul Baxter

Chartered Accountant

Paul joined in 2023 have worked on his own for many years. We are now able to provide a range of new services to his existing clients.

Tansha Bedi

Tansha Bedi

Accounting Technician

Tansha has passed her AAT qualification and is now studying for her ACCA. She has a wealth of experience in industry before joining us in 2023.

Om Fernando

Om Fernando


Om joined SA Ledgers in late 2023 to start his career in accountancy.

Sally Staveley-Wadham

Sally Staveley-Wadham


Sally joined the team in 2017, focusing on bookkeeping and payroll services.  She is very personable, hard working and a great addition to the team.

Diversity at SA Ledgers

We are committed to diversity and inclusivity at our firm.  We recruit based on talent and attitude, and this is demonstrated through our diversity statistics.  Our clients also come from a range of diverse backgrounds, and our staff are well versed in working across that range of cultural diversity.

Who We Are

We are a Firm of Chartered Accountants focusing on getting your books right

Many accountants will ask you to maintain your books so they can provide you with their services.  We turn that around and work with you to ensure you books are right so they can be used to run your business.  This means using the best systems for your business and ensuring end-to-end processing.  We don’t believe that one-size-fits-all, so will tailor the solution to what you need.  That might mean building bespoke systems working with IT partners, as we have for a number of our clients.

Years in the Business

Sarah started SA Ledgers as a bookkeeping practice in 2010. It has now evolved with a team of 7 ready to serve your needs with support from a range of specialist subcontractors.

Happy Clients

We continue to take on new clients, especially in the eCommerce, marketing and construction industries.

Expert Accountants and Bookkeepers

Coming from a range of backgrounds, Sarah leads the bookkeeping side with Sally. Tim, Paul and Shaun lead on the business, accountancy and tax advice.  Tansha and Om work on a range of clients as they study for their exams.

Our Story

Sarah, a qualified bookkeeper and payroll manager, set up SA Ledgers in 2010 focusing on those areas.  She attracted a number of clients over a 9 year period, growing the practice.  She was joined by Sally in 2017 as the volume of work increased.  In 2019, her husband Tim joined the business to start the accountancy side. 
In 2020 against the backdrop of Covid, Shaun joined the practice as an accounting associate as demand for our accounting advice grew.  He has worked come from industry where he serviced as head of finance a variety of firms.

The aim has been to provide a highly personalised service at a competitive price.  We want to free you up to do what you do best safe in the knowledge that the rest is in safe hands.