Meet The Team

Steve Blackmore

Steve

Bio

Steve is a Chartered Accountant with over 30 years experience in practice and commerce. He trained initially at Haines Watts and Grant Thornton, before going on to work at Financial Controller/Manager level in various industries from travel, manufacturing, property, public sector, e-commerce. In 2007 he formed Elver Consultancy.

Steve has expertise in managing and controlling the finances of various businesses. This includes, monthly accounts, statutory accounts, variance analysis, company secretarial, personal, partnership and corporate tax returns. Steve also has wide ranging experience of budgeting and KPI development, cash flow and credit management, strategic corporate planning, efficiency improvements, corporate finance & treasury management and due diligence.

Oliver Blackmore

Oliver

Bio

Oliver is a Chartered Accountant and joined Elver Consultancy in 2019. Oliver graduated from Leeds University with a First Class Honours Degree in Accounting and Finance and was awarded the Baker Tilly Taxation prize. Oliver then trained with Ernst & Young in the audit department. In recent years, Oliver has developed a keen interest in the e-commerce sector and is excited about its continued rapid growth.

In his spare time, Oliver enjoys spending time with his family. Oliver also likes travelling, particularly taking road trips through America. He is currently planning his second drive of Route 66. Other things Oliver enjoys are running and cooking (and eating)!

Ann Blackmore

Ann 

Bio

Ann has been with Elver Consultancy from the very beginning and is a graduate of Edge Hill University. She carries out a range of tasks including bookkeeping and VAT returns. She is a Xero certified adviser. Ann enjoys going to the theatre and cinema in her spare time.

Amy

Amy

Bio
Amy obtained a BA(Hons) degree in History at the University of Manchester. She joined Elver in August 2017, achieved the AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting – Level 3 and is now working towards the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting – Level 4. In her spare time, she trains at her local Goju-Ryu Karate club where she is currently a Nidan Black Belt.
Amy

Adriel

Bio
Adriel joined Elver consultancy in 2020 after completing a Master’s degree at Manchester Metropolitan University in Economic and Financial analysis. She also obtained an honours degree in Accounting and finance at Manchester Metropolitan. She is currently working to complete her professional qualifications and become a chartered accountant at Elver Consultancy. In her spare time she enjoys watching films.
April

April

Bio

April joined Elver in September 2016. She has recently completed the AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting – Level 4 and is now having a break before continuing further studies.

April is a 2nd dan black belt in Shotokan karate and in her spare time enjoys caring for her dog and horses, competes show jumping and is also training for the Manchester Marathon.

Amy

Andrew

Bio
Andrew is a Trainee Bookkeeper who joined Elver in 2020. He is currently studying towards a Foundation Certificate in Accounting – Level 2 Qualification and is excited to be continuing his studies. Family is very important to Andrew; he loves spending time with them and taking his dog for walks. He also enjoys watching sports, especially football.
Amy

Karolina

Bio
Karolina joined Elver in 2021 as a Trainee Bookkeeper. She graduated from the University of London in Accounting and Management with Finance and is currently studying towards her MSc in Accounting and Finance at University of Liverpool.
April

Chelsea

Bio
Chelsea is our Administrative Assistant and helps keep the office running smoothly. She joined Elver in 2021 after moving to England from Northern Ireland. She is looking forward to getting her Level 2 Administration Qualification at the end of March. In her spare time, she enjoys exercising and socialising with friends.