SKS Thompson Jones are a forward-thinking accountancy firm based in Bury, with an experienced smart-thinking team.


Here at SKS Thompson Jones we have over 500 clients covering almost every business sector and we have over 50 years’ experience, prior to the merger with SKS in 2019. Our approach is tailor-made, whether you are an individual, family or business client and very often, these interests are linked.

We deliver a first-class service by taking the time to get to know you and to understand your objectives, needs and aspirations. This allows us to work with you and help with the longer-term challenges you’re likely to face. Our experienced team of professionals provide high-quality advice and solutions so you can devote your time and attention to running your business.

We are in Bury, within 9 miles of Manchester city centre; just off junction 2 of the M66.


Here at SKS Thompson Jones we offer the full range of accountancy, tax and business services, but we’re best known for the following… 

Meet The Team

John Stone

John has been an Owner/Director at SKS Thompson Jones since 1980. He has over 30 years' of experience in general practice, specifically business strategy, audit and accounts, and corporate tax. 

Sanjay Swarup

With over 27 years' experience working with both small firms and international corporations such as BP, Sanjay offers business and strategic advice to businesses of all sizes.

Rosemary Penn-Newman

As our Corporate Finance Director, Rosemary has completed hundreds of corporate finance transactions. She uses her strong analytical skills to provide the best solution for her clients.

Peter Carlin

Having qualified in 1984, Peter now has over 25 years' experience as a Consultant at SKS Thompson Jones. He deals with all aspects of taxation, accounts, forecasting and audits.

Carl Urmston
Associate Director

Since joining SKS Thompson Jones back in 2014 as a University Graduate, Carl has now qualified to become a Chartered Accountant and specialises in looking after owner managed businesses.

“Thank you to the whole Ledger Sparks team for the hard work they’ve put in over the last 12 months. Looking forward to our continued working relationship.”

Director, SKS Client

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