Our Story


Our Founder

Sam Gooding, the Director, formed Gooding Accounts in the summer of 2014. With over twenty years in practice Sam has established a thriving set-up; fostering new accountancy talent and playing to the team’s strengths. Hence, we are growing from strength to strength and over recent months the team has grown drastically.

Sam’s vision for Gooding Accounts has been built upon the foundations of loyalty, integrity and customer service. These core elements underpin our working practice, not only in our professional capacity with you but also in our work with the local community.

Getting to know us

Our friendly and helpful approach to accountancy, ensures that you understand and are in tune with your finances. Our committed team will communicate with you every step of the way so that you understand the position of your financial affairs – after all, we want your business to flourish.


As a team we love a challenge and actively support individuals and our local community. Our recent involvement has been with Lisa’s Army – keeping tabs on the finances in support of this beautiful family. Keep abreast of our practice events and professional accountancy advice through our Insights page


Nothing is ever too much trouble when it comes to Gooding Accounts delivering the utmost in exemplary customer service.  Sam and his cheerful team are so very quick to respond to questions,


they are efficient and accurate

at handling our business and personal tax affairs and an absolute joy to work with.  This kind of service is the epitome of what it takes to build a loyal customer base.

Making Business Sense

Life is hectic. Consequentially we offer flexibility when arranging client meetings – basically we are happy to meet at a time that is convenient for you.

Value for money – is what we aim to deliver; providing you with peace of mind in respect of your accounts and taxation affairs.

As the team have vast experience and knowledge in various accountancy software packages including Sage, QuickBooks, Xero, and KashFlow this allows us to work with you and aid you when necessary.

As fully-fledged members of; and being regulated by the AAT (Association of Accountancy Technicians) ATT (Association of Taxation Technicians) and the IAB (International Association of Bookkeeping) you know that you are in safe hands.

Business Evolution

With the advent of making tax digital, businesses are realising the benefits and ultimate necessity of Cloud Accounting.


Accounting via the Cloud enables shared data access between you and us (as your accountant). In short you can take care of your business finances safely and securely, and from anywhere; whilst we can process your data for accountancy and tax purposes with real time data.

Recently we have been working with QuickBooks to create an app enabling you to take care of your finances on the go. It offers numerous time-saving functions, including a mileage tracker and deadline calendar.