Stephen has more than 20 years of accountancy experience, having worked in the accounts profession since leaving school in 1994.
He spent a number of years working in industry moving up through the ranks from an accountant to becoming an integral part a group management team making day to day decisions on the running of a number of businesses within the group.
In 2015 he moved back to public practice at manager level bringing with him his industry knowledge and expertise. He joined SBP in 2018 as client manager to assist with the additional client portfolio following SBP acquisitions.
Coming from a background in hospitality management, Stuart began his accountancy training and studying with a local practice in Aberdeen, gaining experience with owner-managed businesses.
Following this, he worked as a Senior Accountant for a nationwide firm specialising in freelance and contractor clients, supervising teams in Edinburgh and Aberdeen, before joining SBP in 2017.
In his current role he manages a varied portfolio of North east businesses, providing accounting and tax support and advice.
Morag brings over 20 years of accountancy experience within similar accountancy practices in Aberdeen prior to joining SBP in 2018. She has knowledge in a wide variety of industry sectors and business sizes from sole traders to multinational operations, specialising in management accounts preparation and accountancy software.
Morag heads up the Business Services Team to provide our clients with management accounts, book-keeping, payroll, VAT and software assistance, a tailored service dependant on individual business needs.
She can also be found at a football pitch at the weekends coaching young referees, after her retirement as a FIFA Referee. She also likes playing tennis and cycling.
Stuart Beaton has more than 20 years of experience in practice, having worked in the accounts profession since he left school in 1998 to 2016. Stuart worked up through the ranks to manager level for a Scottish firm of accountants and after a brief spell in industry he returned to the profession.
Stuart joined SBP as a client manager in February 2020 where he manages a varied client portfolio dealing with account preparation, corporate tax and personal tax.
An avid football fan, he follows Aberdeen FC and spends any other spare time in the kitchen conjuring some new recipes for friends and family.