About SMART Bookkeeping & Business Services

SMART Bookkeeping Services is owned and run by Sarah Fenton MICB and is supervised by the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers who monitor standards and provide best practice guidelines. The business holds professional indemnity insurance. Contact us for more information.

Sarah Fenton MICB

Founder & Director

Sarah started SMART with the passion and drive to help small & medium businesses. Having experienced poor service from an accounting professional herself, Sarah endeavours to give our clients the tools they need to help them grow.

Sarah is a certified professional, qualified with both the ICB and AAT. She holds Sage certification to advanced level, is a QuickBooks Online Proadvisor and is a Xero certified advisor. Sarah remains committed to continuous professional development and is studying various specialisms in order to be able to add additional services and keep up to date with changes in legislation.

Sarah strives to do her very best at everything that she undertakes and always aims to give the highest levels of service to her clients. She has a warm and welcoming personality which makes her very easy to work with.

Mike Cardy


Mike has completed all levels of study with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) to Level 4 Advanced Diploma in Accounting. Mike also holds Association of Chartered Certified Accountants certification (ACCA) 

Mike has a wealth of experience working with businesses small and large on improving their processes and performance.

Mike is methodical, hard working and prides himself on going the extra mile.

Lisa Drake MAAT


Lisa started working with us in 2018 and qualified as an Accountant through the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT) in 2019. She is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant through the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA).

Lisa is certified in QuickBooks and Sage 50, she also has extensive knowledge of Xero and Sage One.

Lisa specialises in managing the accounting and taxation affairs of small to medium sized companies. Her particular area of expertise relates to management accounts and VAT returns. Lisa assists clients with the day to day running of their business and ensures that all compliance issues are dealt with.

Lisa is a driven, conscientious person who works hard and pays attention to detail. She participates in Webinars regularly to keep up to date with legislation changes and expand her knowledge.

Emily Bayman

Accounts Assistant/Bookkeeper

Emily is soon to complete her Level 3 Advanced Diploma in Accounting & Bookkeeping with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

She has recently joined the team, is keen to learn, and become accomplished in using QuickBooks, Sage and Xero.

Emily loves the detail. She is diligent, enthusiastic and is really enjoying the world of Bookkeeping.