Welcome to our Spotlight feature, designed to help you get to know us a little bit better. Each month a member of our team will be tasked with answering ten quick questions to give you an insight into who’s behind the George Hay name.
Frances joined George Hay in 2011 as a junior accountant at our Biggleswade office. She gained her AAT qualification in 2012 but has since changed roles within the firm and now works as a payroll administrator in our payroll team.
Q1. Describe George Hay in one word?
Q2. Did you make a New Year’s resolution and if so, what was it?
A: It’s the typical New Year’s resolution; to eat healthy!
Q3. What’s the most important thing you’ve learned/gained from working at George Hay?
A: That team work makes the dream work!
Q4. If money were no object, where in the world would you travel to and why?
A: I’d love to see all of America, from shopping in NYC to riding a bucking bronco in Texas!
Q5. Describe yourself in three words?
A: Bubbly, loyal and caring
Q6. Tell us an interesting fact about yourself or something that might surprise us?
A: I met Paddy McGuiness when my brother was on Take Me Out. My brother’s marrying a fellow Take Me Out contestant in August.
Q7. What’s the best thing about working at George Hay?
A: The team I work with in the Payroll Bureau
Q8. If you were to appear on the TV quiz show ‘Mastermind’, what would your specialist subject be?
A: I think it would have to be Disney!
Q9. If you could be any animal for a day, what would you be and why?
A: If I could be my dog Simba for the day that would be the best! He’s always being fussed, fed treats and he gets to sleep for most the day, which sounds perfect to me!
Q10. What advice would you give to anyone considering a career in Payroll?
A: If you like to continually learn new things, payroll is the job for you. Rates are always changing and new legislations are regularly introduced meaning you’re always kept on your toes!