The Ratiobox team are a group of experienced accountants and employees who bring together many years of skills and knowledge to Ratiobox.
We are a dedicated and friendly team of individuals who offer professional advice, current technologies and services which deliver steady and sustainable growth to businesses.
Ben Watkins – Founder/Managing Director
Ben founded Ratiobox in 2016 following 12 years in the energy and utilities sector where he worked up to Director level. With a passion for shared services environments and the desire to use this experience to help stand alone businesses consolidate their accounts services, Ben decided to set up Ratiobox.
Since the businesses inception, Ben has assisted numerous companies in generating significant cost reductions. He prides himself on providing clear expert advice, support and reporting to drive efficient financial processes and functions throughout a business.
Bens likes are spending time with his family, test match cricket, Aston Villa FC, and music production.
His dislikes are business process inefficiency, T20 cricket and holidays in the UK.
Jayne Watkins – Co Founder/Director & Company Secretary
Jayne brings a wealth of payroll knowledge and experience to the business. Initially starting out in local government, Jayne then moved to develop her career further in the private sector. Working for a local water company, she sustained the role of Group Payments Manager for 20 years before founding Ratiobox with her partner Ben.
Jaynes primary function within the business is dedicated to providing compliant payments functions to all the businesses we work with.
Her likes are holidays somewhere hot, days out with the kids, payroll (Yes, she lives and breaths it!), crisps & trees.
Dislikes are cooking & queuing.
Elliot White – Digital Marketing Manager
Over the last 15 years, Elliot has worked for a number of businesses to help them succesfully grow their brand, products and services. Elliot is responsible for running all our digital online activity and projects to help push the business forward.
Elliots likes are Norwich City FC, 90’s music, eating out.
His dislikes are inconsiderate road users, the media, Brexit and TV Soaps.
Amber Smith – Accounts Assistant
Before joining Ratiobox in February 2018, Amber worked at Screwfix as a sales assistant and warehouse coordinator. She joined Ratiobox on an apprentice scheme and was recently promoted to the position of Accounts Assistant. Her main responsibility is to run and manage the Purchase Ledgers for a number of our clients. Whilst working at Ratiobox, Amber is now studying her AAT qualifications to become a fully qualified accountant.
Amber LOVES dogs, pizza, socialising with friends and family, baking cakes and desserts and organisation of any kind, she loves to rearrange and organise the office.
Her dislikes are bandannas, insects & cold weather.
Oliver Oakshott – Business Development Manager
Using his previous experience working in sales, Olivers main duties are focused around implementing and driving sales campaigns to continue the successful growth of the business. He works to develop various levels of new client relationships across all areas of the business.
Oliver likes to keep fit and healthy, play rugby and watch football. He also likes to travel and see new destinations, having spent a lot of 2018 travelling across South-East Asia.
Dislikes are mostly ocean related: fish, fishing, swimming.