About Us

Meet Our Team

We pride ourselves on being friendly and approachable to make sure our clients feel comfortable when talking to us about their accounts.
Find out more about our team members below, and come and say hello if you see us out and about.

Chris Vickers and Angus Parkers

Chris is the Director and founder of SQK accountancy.

He is a fully qualified Accountant; and started SQK in 2015 as he saw there was a gap in the market for an approachable, young, accountancy team to help small and micro-businesses to get started. He also helps small businesses to understand the ever so slightly confusing tax system!

Chris has close links with the business community in Manchester, and has partnerships with a variety of business support services. He can often be found working in Use.Space

When he is not working, he is interested all things nerdy including playing board games and drinking good quality ale where ever it can be found in Manchester (though not always at the same time).

is the chief of relaxation and distractions from work alongside being the family member of Chris. He enjoys eating everything within sight (with a particular taste for rugs) and loves to meet new people.

Joe Hayes

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Joe is a Semi-Senior Accountant who has been part of the team since February 2020

Joe is a Senior Accountant who possesses a strong grasp of multiple branches of Accountancy. His technical knowledge and extensive experience help ease the transition for new clients looking to develop their own financial system. He is passionate about helping start-ups grow to the best of their ability.

In his spare time, he can be found hunched over a good book and is particularly fond of travelling.

Chantelle Norcross

Chantelle joined SQK as a semi-senior accountant in early 2021.

She comes from a contractor background so is excited to expand her knowledge with the variety of clients at SQK. She is ready to start her professional qualifications, with the goal of reaching a chartered status within the next few years.

In her own time, she enjoys socialising with friends and binge watching tv shows.

Arminda Correia


Arminda joined SQK Accountancy as a Payroll Assistant and bookkeeper in August 2022.

She handles most of the payrolls and She also performs some monthly bookkeeping activities.

She plans to start her AAT Level 4 soon with the goal of reaching a full AAT accountant qualification.

Outside work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family as she is a mother of three kids.

Shannon Fraser-Batey


Shannon is a Semi-Senior Accountant who has been part of the team since August 2020

She has recently achieved her AAT Level 3 qualification is looking to move onto Level 4 very soon, with the goal of becoming AAT qualified within the next year. She handles everything from payroll to annual accounts and enjoys working with clients.

Outside of work, she enjoys spending quality time with her family and keeping active.

Sam Hodkinson


Sam joined SQK Accountancy as an Assistant Accountant Apprentice in October 2022.

He joined straight from college and is looking to achieve his Level 3 AAT in 2023. He enjoys learning new things on the job and working with our clients.

He will be learning how to handle everything from wages to annual accounts.

Outside of work he enjoys going to the gym, travelling, and spending quality time with his family and friends.

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