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accountants4dentists: Specialist Accountants to Dentists


accountants4dentists is a firm of Chartered Accountants and Chartered Tax Advisers with 38 years of accountancy experience. Based in Birmingham,accountants4dentists takes a pro-active and hands on approach to ensuring that all of their clients receive a professional service which is specially tailored to each of them, whilst being fully aware of the financial demands within dentistry.

A respected name within accountancy, accountants4dentists will work closely with dentistry practices to provide a professional service ranging from basic bookkeeping, accounts preparation, tax compliance work, to tax planning, dealing with tax investigations preparing business plans and cash flow projections, securing finance for practice purchase and so on.

accountants4dentists work closely with their sister company, money4dentists, the specialist independent financial advisers (IFA's), who have over 16 years' experience behind them to exclusively advise dentists or partners of dentists. A close working relationship between the 2 practices has grown up, and their shared expertise can only benefit dentists, whether they are principals or associates.

Meet the Team


Practice Principal

Bally graduated with a degree in Money, Banking and Finance from Birmingham University in 1990 and joined BDO Binder Hamlyn. Here he worked on various assignments for small to medium sized owner managed businesses. Having qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1994, Bally moved to Arthur Andersen and it was here that Bally matured into an all-round business adviser.

Bally qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser in 1998 and joined the Tax Investigations Practice within Arthur Andersen. Working alongside a team of senior ex-HMRC officers, Bally worked on a large number of cases defending clients against serious enquiries instigated by the prosecution arm of HMRC under Hansard or Code 9. Bally also lectured extensively throughout the UK to Accountants, Lawyers, Bankers and other professionals on dealing with Tax Enquiries by HMRC and Special Compliance Office.

Bally established Ark Associates in February 2003. In 2008, Ark Associates acquired the successful practice Aurora & Co, which widened the client base and staff establishment. As a firm of Chartered Accountants, Chartered Tax Advisers and Registered Auditors, clients of Ark Aurora enjoy the benefits of Bally's "Big 4" expertise, his specialist skills as well as his own experiences of running businesses.

In July 2011, working with Richard Lishman of money4dentists, Bally established a specialist niche Accountancy practice running alongside Ark Aurora. This is a sister company to Richard's already well-established and respected IFA, money4dentists, and will offer a range of services that will complement money4dentists well.

Mark Pearsall FCA

Practice Principal

Mark qualified with Heathcote& Coleman in 1981 before moving to Gompertz Kendall & Co in 1986 and became a partner in that practice in 1989. The practice dealt with a wide range of SME clients but specialised in the dental sector. In 2013 Mark ( and his team ) joined Ark Aurora to help grow the dental client portfolio.

Mark has a wide range of knowledge in respect of accounts, taxation and business advice for dental practices and dental surgeons, with a portfolio of clients throughout the country.

Gee Ark FCA

Practice Principal

Having graduated at Birmingham University in 1987, with a degree in Accounting and Finance, Gee joined KPMG and qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1991 at which point he moved on to work with a client of KPMG as financial controller.

After 3 years in this role Gurnek was headhunted by a company in Warwick. In his role as Senior Accountant Gurnek was responsible for all aspects of managing and controlling the business.

Gurnek then went on to work for a major shipping line and was responsible for shipping agents all around the world. This involved much travel around the world assisting new agents in setting up their accounting, financial and reporting systems.

In 1999, Gurnek moved back into the profession working in general practice with small to medium sized owner managed businesses on accounts preparation, audits, tax compliance and managing tax investigations.

In 2003, Gurnek joined Ark Aurora and has a key role in overseeing the work carried out by our associates.