SAS - The Fresh Approach to Accounting in Colchester

Our firm of expert accountants provide comprehensive services to clients in Colchester and throughout Essex. We work with Sole Traders, Companies, Partnerships and Businesses.

SAS is a full-service accounting firm, delivering tailored advice to support your business in every aspect of bookkeeping, payroll, taxation and accounting. Ask us anything, and we will be delighted to help!

As a regulated member of the Association of Accounting Technicians, we work with our clients to understand their business, overcome their challenges and provide a streamlined support service. Professional, independent accounting support gives you back your time to concentrate on what you do best.


With years of expertise across the spectrum of accountancy practises and accounting departments, Simon founded SAS Accounting to deliver a fresh, future-proof approach to accounting for the modern business climate. As industries modernise, the accounting behind them needs to keep up with the pace to provide the best added value.

Mission and Vision

SAS knows that many small businesses find accounts management stressful, time-consuming and costly. Our mission is to change that, with a fast, friendly approach to efficient contemporary cloud-based accounting to put your business back at the forefront of innovation.

Our vision is to work with every client long-term to deliver dynamic, proactive solutions to drive business growth. Working with SAS takes the headache out of your bookkeeping, VAT returns and payroll. Accounting simplified; cost-effective, value-added, jargon-free support.

How Can SAS Help Your Business?

Our team are on hand to provide relevant and real-time accountancy support. SAS can streamline your bookkeeping processes to ensure that the data you need to track spend and performance is up to date, instantly available and delivers the ability to react fast to changes.

Keeping control of your finances is key, and so too is having the time to focus on managing your business. We can help whenever you need us:

  • Preparing year-end Financial Statements
  • Filing Tax Returns
  • Managing and planning for Tax Liabilities
  • Preparing Self Assessment Tax Returns
  • Keeping track of deadlines and filing dates
  • VAT returns
  • Payroll processing
  • Hosting Registered Offices

What makes us different?

SAS Accounting is a forward-thinking modern accounting firm, bringing fresh ideas and strategies to your business. Our team deliver clear explanations to save time and cut out the jargons, with tailored services as individual as your business is.

Work With SAS

If you are looking for fast, effective accounting support in Essex, contact SAS today.

Meet the Team!

Simon Robinson MAAT


Simon trained and qualified with a top 20 London firm and has worked with a variety of businesses before setting up his own. 
In his spare time he enjoys rugby and riding his motorbike, as well as keeping track of his 3 daughters!

Danielle Newland FMAAT


Joining in May 2019, Danielle is one of our senior accountants bringing 11 years of experience to the team. She does all aspects of accounting from payroll to preparing accounts. When she's not hard at work, Danielle enjoys cooking and spending time with her son.

Jasmine Cox ACCA


Jas started working at SAS in August 2018 and is ACCA qualified.  She spends most of her time preparing year-end accounts and self-assessment tax returns as well as working with clients on site.  Jas is a football coach and is part of the Army Reserves.  Don't mess with her!

Danine Coverdale MAAT

Trainee Accountant

Danine, who is  AAT Qualified, joined the SAS Accounting team at the beginning of 2017. Danine specialises in providing bookkeeping, VAT returns and payroll for her clients. Danine works both on and off-site, visiting her clients regularly at the end of each month as part of her payroll support. 

Danine is currently on maternity leave.

Lucy Wildash MAAT


Lucy joined the firm in September 2016 at the beginning of her accountancy studies. 3 years later she achieved her goal and is now a fully qualified accountant. Lucy provides support to other members of the team by helping to process and prepare draft documents such a VAT Returns and Accounts.

In her free time she enjoys going to rock concerts and having drinks with family and friends. 

Ashleigh Barry

Admin Support

Ashleigh has worked at SAS within a variety of roles, and now provides administrative support to our corporate clients on a part time basis. In her spare time Ashleigh specialises in providing professional foot care.

Vicky Wells


Vicky joined SAS Accounting Services at the end of June 2018, her role within the company is Office Administrator. Having many years of experience within admin, this is the first accountancy company Vicky has worked for and is looking forward to the new challenges that come her way. Vicky loves spending time with her two sons and the rest of her family and friends.

Kaya Venables

Admin Support

Kaya joined SAS Accounting services in February 2019 as an apprentice to gain her Business Administration Level 3 qualification. Her job consists of helping complete admin tasks and is also responsible for our social media accounts. 

When she's not in the office, Kaya enjoys spending time with her chickens and going out for drives.

SAS provides the full support of our expertise to help your business succeed

Our commitment to our clients provides long-term collaborations to help your business to grow, prosper and succeed.

Work with the fresh face of Colchester accounting; whatever your challenges, we are here to help!