About us

Liberty Accounts is the online accounting and payroll software offered as a managed service by Athene Systems Limited.
Athene, founded in 1996, started life providing bespoke software development and consultancy; specialising in the intelligent application of technology to streamline and manage business processes.
In 2000 the business identified an emerging trend towards provision of business application functionality as a service over the Internet. Business financial management and payroll was identified as the most promising sector and significant investment has since been made in the development of the Liberty Accounts product. The first code was cut in 2001 and we have been providing service to our customers since launch in October 2003.
Ongoing promotion, development and management of Liberty Accounts is the sole activity of Athene Systems Limited.

Registered in England and Wales No. 3156080

The Management Team
Alan Wright

Alan Wright

With an extensive background managing the development and implementation of IT solutions for business processes at companies such as American Express, Ernst & Young, and Arjo Wiggins Appleton, Alan has provided the technical lead throughout the development of Liberty Accounts.

 
Paul Taylor

Paul Taylor

With substantial international experience as a senior executive in a number of blue chip European companies including most recently Arjo Wiggins Appleton, Paul has a comprehensive record of developing solutions and creating value in financial management and information technology. As a trained accountant Paul acts as an advocate for user needs in the development process at Liberty Accounts.

 
Neil Chadwick

Neil Chadwick

Neil trained as a Chartered Accountant with Coopers & Lybrand before moving into the software industry. He has more than 20 years experience helping professional practices to improve customer service and profitability by streamlining their business processes. Neil focuses on developing our partnerships with accounting practices.

 

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