the numbercrunchers

Ryan Wardle

Cloud Team Member

After applying for an apprenticeship with the numbercrunchers when I was 17, I was fortunate enough to get the job. Two years down the line, I am still here, really enjoy working with the many different varieties of businesses that we have as clients.

My current duties consist of running payrolls, reconciling Receipt Bank & Xero bank feeds, purchase and sales ledgers, helping with the setup of new clients, particularly with Receipt Bank & Xero, and much more.

I would love to visit every continent in my lifetime, and experience lots of exciting activities such as skydiving and bungee jumping.

Jack Wilson

Accounts Production Team Member

From an early age I have loved numbers and I have always wanted a job working within accounts therefore after completing college I went into my first job as an accountant at a firm local to where I live. After being there for over a year I wanted a new challenge which brought me to the numbercrunchers, the atmosphere here is amazing; everyone is willing to help & support each other with their tasks & Howard has a vast business knowledge which comes in handy with any queries I need assistance with! Other than working hard at work I love to play 5 aside football with my mates, go to the gym & I am even a black belt in Tae-Kwon-Do!

Gaynor Hutton

Business Development

I love growing businesses! My original career in the recycling industry taught me how to apply existing technology in novel and innovative ways to improve performance and growth, a skill that I now carry even further as Business Development role at the numbercrunchers.

After developing my hazardous waste business and exiting the industry by selling to a PLC, I have grown businesses in a series of industries; including software, medical and social enterprise – and now accounting! I believe the most important key to impressive business growth is the team you have around you – with great people, anything is possible…something we are now having great fun proving.

Teams have also played a very important part of my life out with business, having represented my country in equestrian sports both polo and show jumping and having won British National Championship titles in both sports. I am still highly competitive in everything I do; currently working on personal bests for my park run times!

Howard Smith

Founder and Managing Director

Having run my own photo business in early life and building it up to £1m, I went on to take key financial roles in industry running accounts, raising finance, investor & bank relations, implementing systems, operations, HR, it feels like I have done it all and my commercial experience now spans over 30 years. Today I work with a great team in Cirencester, helping hundreds of our clients run their businesses better through real-time accounts and automation of their administration processes (you are here so you know that now!). I love what I do and have a great passion in anything paperless or environmental, I enjoy my park runs and have an impressive vintage game console collection including my original Atari.


“Not all accountants are the same, some are just smarter.  We at the numbercrunchers just love clever things and clever people (like our customers) especially when it makes our lives and business operations so much easier.”

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