Our Services

What we can do for you:

ACBBAS is an accountancy practice based in Ferndown offering all round accountancy and business mentoring services to individuals and small businesses in the Bournemouth and East Dorset area with the emphasis on providing a personal and friendly service in all aspects of:

  • Financial accounting and accounts preparation for sole traders and partnerships
  • Financial accounting and accounts preparation for statutory purposes
  • Bookkeeping
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Management accounting
  • Payroll services
  • Income tax
  • Corporation tax
  • Capital gains tax
  • Value added tax
  • Companies House filing
  • Accounting software advice, training and support
  • Accounting software migration planning and implementation
  • Business advice
  • Motivational mentoring
  • Business plans
  • Start-ups


Anna Barwick – Principal Accountant:

After qualifying as a Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA) Anna spent over 25 years in industry, working as Financial Director of a multi-million pound limited company before starting her own accountancy practice  in Ferndown, Dorset.

As an Accredited Sue Stone Foundation Coach she now enjoys working with smaller businesses and individuals, putting her many years’ experience to use by helping them grow and become more successful.

Author of “Starting Your Business the Positive Way”

Sectors Covered:

Anna works with individuals and businesses alike from a wide range of industries, including, but not limited to:

  • IT developers and designers
  • Catering industry
  • Fitness instructors
  • Alternative medicine practitioners
  • Counselors and coaches
  • Project managers
  • Artists and designers
  • Property developers
  • Property investors/landlords
  • Building industry
  • CIS contractors/subcontractors
  • Teachers and tutors
  • Childcare
  • Hair and Beauty


  • AAT Licenced Practice
  • AAT Accredited Employer
  • Association of Accounting Technicians, MAAT Licenced Acccountant
  • Sir Alan Haslam Memorial Prize
  • Member of the Institute of Certified Bookkeepers, MICB
  • Qualified as Chartered Certified Accountant (FCCA)
  • Sage 50 Cloud Accounts Level 4 Certification
  • Sage 50 Cloud Payroll Level 3 Certification
  • FreeAgent Expert Certification
  • FreeAgent Bookkeeper Certification
  • Xero Certified Advisor
  • Xero Migration Certified
  • Sue Stone Foundation Certified Coach

Karen Barwick – Accountant

Karen joined the practice in September 2019, having studied with the AAT and with a solid background as an accountant in industry. She focuses on assisting our clients with Xero and FreeAgent as well as the day to day running of the practice.

  • Xero Certified Advisor
  • Xero Payroll Certified
  • FreeAgent Certified Practitioner

Jack Barwick – Trainee Accountant

Jack joined ACBBAS in June 2020 and is currently studying for his AAT qualification.
He helps Anna and Karen and assists clients with day to day enquiries.

  • AAT Level 2 -Merit
  • FreeAgent Certified Practitioner


Our fees are tailored round your requirements. we offer fixed-price self-assessments, hourly rates or monthly fixed-fee contracts depending on the most cost-effective solution for your needs.

Please contact me to find out more:

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