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Our Team

Our team, your team.

Working with us you’ll have access to expertise at every level, from our managing partners, to our accountants and admin staff.

Infused with a culture that values availability, high level service and consistent performance, FKGB’s highly qualified and diverse team of experts can assist you in English, French, German, Hebrew, Italian & Romanian.

farley-kaye

Farley Kaye FCA

MANAGING PARTNER

Before founding FKGB with Gary, Farley worked in the City of London specialising in audit, accounting systems, risk analysis and taxation, covering a variety of sectors including law, not-for-profit and owner-managed businesses.

Farley has grown and developed the FKGB team, putting in place systems and controls that benefit a broad range of clients from the legal sector, retail and technology. He has worked with businesses from incorporation to stock exchange listing.

Having lived and worked in both the UK and Israel, Farley understands the specifics of operating on an international basis, creating the most beneficial tax structures and utilising legislation to ensure best value is achieved.

Farley likes:

Listening to music, cycling, reading and sitting on the beach

Industry sector experience:

Legal services
Financial services
Technology
Retail

Contact Farley:

farley.kaye@fkgb.co.uk
Israel Cell: 052 627 7472 / DD 0207 993 8346

Gary Bloch

Gary Bloch FCCA

MANAGING PARTNER

Gary founded FKGB with Farley, having previously worked for a top 10 chartered accountancy firm in central London. He is experienced in all aspects of accounting across a broad client base, ranging from multi-million pound companies to sole traders.

Gary works with a wide range of clients providing advice on variety of matters, but he has a close affinity to the technology and property sectors. Having specialist knowledge in both of these areas enables him to provide a valuable service which not only meets but exceeds client expectations.

While preparing accurate accounts is crucial, Gary sees the process as just the start of building long-term relationships that enable him to deliver ongoing support to his clients, something he finds particularly rewarding. He also enjoys exploring tax rules and applying them to individual circumstances to deliver effective tax mitigation proposals

Gary splits his time between Israel and the UK helping clients with accounting and taxation, as well as business development and planning. Having a hands-on approach, he enjoys the challenges that a diverse client-base brings.

Gary likes:

Golf, supporting his football team (Everton) and chasing after his 4 kids

Industry sector experience:

Technology
Retail
Property
Recruitment

Contact Gary:

gary.bloch@fkgb.co.uk
Israel Cell: 050 5789154 / DD: 0207 096 0263

David-Brandeis

David Brandeis ACCA

Associate

David’s previous experience includes two years as a Senior Investment Analyst for a wealth management company in Tel Aviv.

Creating long-term term financial strategies to preserve and grow revenue from income and assets is a key aspect of David’s expertise and is invaluable in his role at FKGB. David speaks German, Hebrew, Italian and French.

David likes:

Jamming on the piano and enjoying a drink (or two) with friends

Contact David:

david.brandeis@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

doron-portner

Doron Portner FCCA

Manager

Doron joined FKGB in 2014 having spent 11 years working for the UK government Civil Service in London.

Driven by his strong work ethic and enthusiasm for all things financial, Doron has excellent customer focus and particularly enjoys working in the areas of accounting and taxation.

Doron likes:

Playing sports and being the FKGB film buff

Contact Doron:

doron.portner@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Lauren-Levy

Lauren Levy ACA

Manager

Lauren joined FKGB in 2013 having worked within the accounts and audit departments for a firm in central London for four years.

At FKGB Lauren likes working with a range of clients across different industries. Getting to grips with the unique processes and operations of each business and ensuring smooth accounting systems is what she enjoys best about her role.

Lauren likes:

Pilates and supporting her football club (Manchester City).

Contact Lauren:

lauren.levy@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Shimshon-Goodman

Shimshon Goodman

Payroll Manager

Shimshon is originally from London and has qualified as a bookkeeper and payroll accountant in Israel. He has vast experience in all payroll matters and manages our payroll department.

Shimshon likes:

Playing tennis and reading

Contact Shimshon:

shimson.goodman@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Nicoleta-Alexandru

Nicoleta Alexandru

Accountant

Nicoleta holds a diploma in Economics awarded by the Academy of Economic Studies in Bucharest.

She has 15 years of professional experience in bookkeeping, accounting closing process and tax compliance.

Prior to joining FKGB in 2016, she worked within the outsourcing accounting department of an international advisory company, gaining experience in domains such as construction, chemicals and pharmaceuticals, retail, real estate and logistical distribution field. Nicoleta speaks Romanian.

Nicoleta likes:

Travel, cycling

Contact Nicoleta:

nicoleta.alexandru@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Ethan-Harel

Ethan Harel

Accountant

Originally from New Jersey, Ethan worked in economic consulting, before moving to Tel Aviv to work for a start-up company.

Ethan understands the operational needs and challenges that come with setting up and running businesses, having experienced the process first-hand. This priceless insight has helped many of our SME and start-up clients get to grips with the financial side of setting up and running a business.

Ethan likes:

Playing basketball and getting stuck into a good book

Contact Ethan:

ethan.harel@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Yoni-Finke

Yoni Finke

Accountant

Yoni is originally from Manchester. He studied Accounting and Finance BA (2:1) and Accounting MSc with merit.

Yoni enjoys working with charities and before starting work for FKGB in 2017 he spent time in Ghana volunteering in a small fishing village, teaching the children core subjects such as Maths, English and Science.

During his time in the UK Yoni worked for an international charity as their treasurer, whilst simultaneously connecting the charity’s local base with surrounding businesses creating many synergistic alliances. Yoni speaks Hebrew.

Yoni likes:

Playing table tennis and strumming a tune on the guitar

Contact Yoni:

yoni.finke@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Shimmy-Goodhardt

Shimmy Goodhardt

Accountant

Shimmy is originally from Melbourne, Australia and graduated with a Bachelor of Commerce from Monash University, majoring in Accounting and finance.

Prior to joining FKGB in 2018, Shimmy worked for a boutique accounting practice in Melbourne, gaining experience across a range of clients in bookkeeping, annual tax returns and pension funds.

Shimmy has also worked for a software development firm in Israel that provides legal compliance training to UK companies, particularly with regards to the new European GDPR gaining insight into legal requirements and new challenges such companies must comply with

Shimmy likes:

Following the English Premier league and barbecuing with friends

Contact Shimmy:

shimmy.goodhardt@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Sara-Schwartz

Sara Schwartz

Bookkeeper

Sara’s experience includes six years as a Bookkeeper for a UK company, as well as several years training bookkeepers and accountants on the use of accounting software. Sara speaks Hebrew.

Sara likes:

Cycling and baking delicious creations for the FKGB office

Contact Sara:

sara.schwartz@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Zac-Marks

Zac Marks

Accountant

Zac studied Business at the Jerusalem College of Technology. He has worked as a finance administrator for various companies, having also worked as a bookkeeper and finance manager for select US and UK start-ups.

Zac likes:

He enjoys music & tennis.

Contact Zac:

zac.marks@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Juliet Morland

Accountant

Juliet is originally from London and graduated from the University of Cambridge with first class honours. During her time at university she volunteered as Canteen Treasurer for a student-run café and spent a year in Germany teaching English for business to German students and German and English to refugees.

Juliet likes:

Painting & drawing, hiking and reading Russian literature.

Contact Juliet:

Juliet.morland@fkgb.co.uk

0207 993 8519

Abi Tarsh

Accountant

Abi is originally from Radlett, close to London. She graduated from the University of Birmingham with a first class honors in Economics.

Prior to joining FKGB, Abi served in the IDF for 2 years as part of the Foreign Relations Unit.  She worked as a liaison officer to the Jordanian army at Allenby border crossing, by Jericho.

Abi speaks Hebrew.

Abi likes:

Running on the beach, reading & live music

Contact Abi:

abi.tarsh@fkgb.co.uk

0207 993 8519

David Levy

Accountant

David joined to FKGB in 2019 having spent 6 years in the financial department for a real estate developing company in Cali, Colombia.

David understand the challenge of business development and enjoy creating long term business relationships with the clients

During his time in Colombia he co-founded and directed an environmental non profit organisation, since the beginning they have planted 3,000+ trees.

David likes:

Learning new things and swimming in the sea

Contact David:

david.levy@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

Magui Cabuli

Office Manager

Magui is originally from Madrid, Spain and graduated with a Bachelor of Communications from IDC Herzliya University, majoring in Business and Marketing.

Prior to joining FKGB in 2019, Magui worked for a Start-up gaining understanding across the Marketing section.

Magui likes:

To read & to walk

Contact Magui:

maguicabuli@fkgb.co.uk
0207 993 8519

silhoutte

Danny Bloom

Office Administrator


TESTIMONIAL

“We have always found that FKGB have provided us with a thorough and first class service enabling us to meet internal and group reporting deadlines.”

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