Let me tell you a little bit more about me

I’m Alexis – Business Consultant and Bookkeeper. I’m also a wife, twin Mum to identical girls and have a maltipoo called Kallie.

In a nutshell my business journey so far looks something like this…

  • Ten year career in Corporate Banking, studying AAT part time

  • Maternity leave with premature twin girls while studying SAGE & SAGE Payroll

  • Various accounting positions across multiple industries while starting my first few product businesses.

  • Mila and Pheebs Ltd shipping products worldwide learning everything about small business and scaling.

  • AATQB status and Xero Certified Advisor.

  • The Lex Approach Bookkeeping Practice est 2019.

  • SWAPP Skills with £100k Welsh Government funding est 2020.

Alexis Charkiw

My skills and experiences cover a wide range of financial and business areas so you can find out more each below;

Awards & Qualifications


  • Monmouthshire Business Awards Winner 2020

  • Caerphilly Hackathon Winner 2019

  • Welsh Government Foundational Economy Challenge Fund (FECF) Project Awarded £100k

  • GBEA ‘Entrepreneurial Spirit’ Award Finalist 2020

  • Wales Start Up Awards ’Rising Star’ Award Finalist 2020


  • AAT Level 4 & AATQB

  • Xero Certified Partner

  • SAGE 50 Accounts

  • ILM Level 5


Experience & Speaking Events


  • Financial Director, Swapp Skills Ltd responsible for £100k Welsh Government budget

  • Small Business Founder, Mila & Pheebs Ltd shipping over 5000 products worldwide

  • Ten years Corporate Banking career

  • Innovation of Excellence Trainer and Coach

  • Business Wales Accelerator Growth Program

  • Natwest Entrepreneur Accelerator

  • Cardiff Radio interviewee 2019

Speaker Events

  • International Women's Day Event - panelist 2020

  • Innovation of Excellence - multiple training events

  • Freelance Heroes Day 2020 Speaker

  • 5-9 Club Speaker

  • Big Ideas Wales trainer

  • Welsh Government Women in Business panelist

Speaker Events

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