Welcome to Ebony, our new Trainee Accountant

Sep 29, 2020 | Our News

Here at Accounting Services for Business (ASfB) we have recently welcomed a new team member – Trainee Accountant Ebony Benfield. 

With a recently completed AAT Level 2 Qualification, Ebony (23) is now continuing her studies at Bournemouth and Poole College to achieve AAT Level 3 qualification on her journey to eventually becoming a Chartered Accountant.

She will be working with a number of software applications for bookkeeping, accounts analysis and payroll, gaining hands-on experience with the support of our expert accountants. 

Ebony commented “I was attracted to ASfB as the practice felt like a good fit for me. Peter and Bonita are so supportive and are really committed to helping me to train to become the best accountant possible. I feel like ASfB will help and support me to achieve my goal of becoming a Chartered Accountant.”

Bonita Wood, Managing Director at ASfB, said “We are delighted to welcome Ebony to the team.   She brings that great combination of positivity, enthusiasm and commitment.   We look forward to supporting her progression”.

Prior to that, in 2018 Ebony graduated from BSc (Hons) Chemistry course at Keele University, where she gained some valuable skills that she believes to be helpful in her accounting career, including analysing data, learning new processes and problem-solving.

Born and bred in Bournemouth, Ebony has always enjoyed working with numbers and was always keen on gaining accounting experience. During her studies, she served as the Treasurer 2017/18 of Keele Student Scout and Guide Organisation (Keele SSAGO).

She added “I also assisted with bookkeeping and administration work for my family’s small business which really helped me to decide that accountancy was the route I wanted to follow.”. 

Outside work, Ebony volunteers as a leader of a local scout group where she assists with the running of weekly meetings and scout camps. She also uses her free time to learn scuba diving and to complete her PADI Open Water and Drysuit Courses. 

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Here at Accounting Services for Business, we specialise in supporting early stage businesses and visionary entrepreneurs to achieve their growth ambitions. 

If you would like to find out more about how we could help your business succeed, then call our friendly team today on 01202 755600, or email us at hello@asfb-uk.co.uk.