A Little Bit About Us

A little bit about us

Assist provides high-quality accounting and support services to businesses across a range of sectors and sizes 

Based in the market town of Wantage, we are a small friendly team with comprehensive experience in accounting and business services.

Meet the team!

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Dana Perkins

Co-Founder & Director


Dana knows first-hand the challenges faced by small business owners. She has over 15 years’ experience in accounts and bookkeeping. Dana understands that running a business requires you to wear many hats! She can relate to the support a business requires and possesses the responsiveness needed to help them succeed.

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Claire Meyer

Executive Assistant


Claire has over 30 years of experience as an executive assistant, having spent most of her career living and working in the City of London. She brings her years of experience to Assist and ensures everything moves forward smoothly.

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Megan Boyles



Megan has over 5 years of bookkeeping and administration experience. She is currently studying her Level 2 AAT to help expand and further her accounts knowledge.


Jennifer Pahlman

Co-Founder & Director


Jennifer has over 10 years of experience in business support. She has managed numerous client portfolios across a wide range of industries, enabling stakeholders to realise full control and transparency of their business finances.

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Seamus Durack

Financial Consultant


Seamus is the go-to guy if you're looking to speak to someone about R&D tax reclaims, grant funding, commercial and corporate lending solutions or if you are looking to consolidate a number of utility bills into a single account.


Our philosophy

Deliver the best customer care.

The driving force behind Assist is our top-notch customer care. 

Align ourselves with your goals.

Our services are tailored toward your short, medium and long-term aspirations.

Emphasise growth and efficiency.

Assist provides comprehensive expertise and a tenacious approach to business growth and efficieny.

Be reliable and accessible.

We provide a personal and reliable service, giving you time to do what you do best.

How did we get here?


We learned the ropes.

Previously handling a variety of clients in different practices, with combined experience of over 25 years, Dana & Jen wanted to do more for businesses in need.


We saw an opportunity.

We found that traditional accountants tend to only focus on the past - we saw a clear need for an accountancy service with a forward-thinking, tech-driven approach.


We plotted and schemed...

We decided to make reporting and communication a vital part of your journey, to set clients up to succeed and grow by looking ahead from a business perspective, instead of just working with the numbers.


We made it happen!

Assist opened its doors in early 2019, with only a team of two. We pride ourselves as being one of the most highly-rated, forward thinking accountants in Oxfordshire.

Discover how we can Assist you!

Explore our packages and see if we fit the bill.