Jo Gavey

Career, responsibilities and experience

In 1991 Jo joined a local firm of Chartered Accountants, being promoted to Partner in 2000, this firm was the predecessor firm of Abaris Chartered Accountants. After 8 years in the formative years of the new Practice, Jo left to work for a couple of the top 15 UK Accountancy firms in Jersey, namely BDO and Moore Stephens- in each gaining valuable experience. Jo remained in close contact with the directors of Abaris, re-joining the firm as Director in 2019.

Jo has over 25 years’ experience working within the finance industry in an accountancy, tax and audit environment.

Jo works closely with a variety of local businesses of all sizes, both regulated and un-regulated, with clients in hospitality, retail, construction, investment, medical, charity and property.  Additionally, Jo has experience in business valuations, investigations and advisory work.

Jo has a firm grasp of new business set-ups – helping the founders establish both systems and business processes, together with assisting with all appropriate licence applications. Jo has experience with a variety of accounting software (including QuickBooks and Xero).

Additionally, Jo has a good tax knowledge and experience in advising clients with Jersey personal taxation and any associated corporate tax affairs.


Jo graduated from Oxford Brookes University in 1990 with a degree in Languages for Business.    In 1997 Jo was admitted as a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. In 2015 she was admitted as a member of Institute of Directors and as a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England & Wales. In 2016 Jo completed the Management Development Programme, City & Guilds of London Institute.


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