Chris is an Associate Chartered Management Accountant. He has over 20 years' experience of working with companies in the Marketing Communications industry including companies specialising in Advertising, Digital, Direct Marketing, Marketing, Public Relations, Design, Shopper Marketing, Experiential and Events Management. In 2007 he formed Flash Accounts Ltd with a view to supplying finance functions to up and coming MarComms companies. Chris is an accredited expert of the Design Business Association. In his spare time Chris is an avid Formula One fan and also enjoys football, rugby, reading and travelling.

Chris Lang

Managing Director
Brian worked in practice for a city top 20 firm and qualified as Chartered Accountant in 1987. Over the years, he has advised many entrepreneurs of owner-managed businesses in many different industries including media, construction and retail. In 2000, he joined the board of Band Brown and became the Group Finance Director. He advised on the sale of the group to a Canadian marketing group and stayed with the Group for the 5 year earn-out period, overseeing PR agencies Band & Brown and Brando, and design agency, Identica. Following the ear-out Brian decided to go back to advising and helping entrepreneurs grow their business and joined Flash Accounts in 2015.

Brian Couzens

Head of Statutory Reporting
Shoyab graduated in 2008 with a 1st class BA hons and then went on to complete his ACCA in 2013 and has over 7 years of experience in the Media industry. He is results driven, self-motivated and adaptable with a proven ability to provide key financial data, support and reporting to assist in key business decisions. Having excellent communication skill and able to build strong relationships both within and outside of a finance department as well as effectively communicating financial information to non-finance colleagues. He loves spending his spare time with family and friends and also enjoys playing any kind of sports mainly football and cricket.

Shoyab Patel

Financial Controller
With over 15 years' experience in finance and accounting he joined the Flash Accounts team in 2013. With experience in developing and running finance teams and systems in all aspects of what is needed for an effective and accountable team / business he takes great pride in becoming more than just a numbers person but part of a wider team. Having worked on everything from day to day ledgers to management reporting and statutory accounts he understands the importance of every aspect required to support a business in the best possible way. Phil enjoys the outside life in his spare time with friends round the pool and barbequing. He is also a keen motorsport and rugby enthusiast.

Phil Newman

Financial Controller
Mohammad is ACCA qualified professional with a comprehensive skill set, underpinned by experience in the pressurised environments of TV and Media for over 7 years. He has a strong ability to interpret and communicate complex financial data and provide forward looking analysis to management for key commercial business decisions. In 2016 he decided to broaden his horizons and joined Flash Accounts.
Mohammad has keen interests in charity work and travelling.

Mohammad Rahman

Financial Controller
Marzena first started out with a bachelor’s degree in tourism and recreation. Always seeming to have a taste for finance she achieved a masters in economics. Marzena then started work as an accounts assistant in 2011 while training for the AAT qualification. Being ambitious, enthusiastic, confident and talented Marzena would like to start up with the ACCA exams next. She joined Flash Accounts in 2016 When not working hard, Marzena loves to spend time with her friends and family, travelling, dancing and is a keen photographer.

Marzena Wolska

Accounts Assistant
Having decided on a career in Accounting Jay joined us in 2008 to gain a wide variety of experience whilst studying for her Association of Accounting Technicians qualification. In the intervening years she has shown great skill in handling large amounts of data whilst maintaining a high level of accuracy. She is highly organised, articulate, intelligent and quick to learn. Away from work Jay enjoys swimming and aerobics as well as reading and listening to music.

Jay Dean

Accounts Assistant
After completing a Bachelor in economic and Business Management Monika got the taste for accountancy. She then qualified as an Accounting Technician before joining Flash Accounts in 2015. Monika has a good working knowledge in a variety of accountancy packages. And this, with her first rate organisational skills, attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills allows her to produce a consistently high standard of work. Monika keeps out of trouble by keeping herself busy, skiing, travelling, cooking and dancing

Monika Wojan

Accounts Assistant
Having completed a Bachelor in Accounting qualification, including a period as an Erasmus Student in Belgium, in 2012 Fotini moved to London to begin her career in finance and started at Flash Accounts in 2013. She brings experience of working in a small accounts team in a busy environment and has excellent attention to detail along with a hard working attitude. Away from work Fotini enjoys playing tennis and travelling when she isn't working away at crunching numbers.

Fotini Dede

Accounts Assistant
Edyta joined the team in 2011 to help with the company's administration. Her skill in organisation has proved a great asset to the company as is her ability to keep the team focused on ensuring we deliver our promises to our clients. When she's not keeping the rest of us in check, Edyta enjoys watching Formula One as well as working on her vegetable patch.

Edyta Lang




Flash Accounts provides an in-sourced finance function for small and medium sized companies in the Marketing Communications industry. Our extensive experience in this sector gives us the insight and knowledge to help drive our clients’ profitability.