Karen Smith

Management Accountant

Karen is a qualified Accounting Technician and member of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants.

Karen joined thinkBeyond’s holding company, Benchmark, in 2013 after 11 years in the hospitality industry. She oversees client and general budgets across Benchmark, and facilitated the start-up of the US branch of thinkBeyond and sister company Beyond Sport in terms of financial reporting and budgeting. Karen previously worked for ‘Charlotte’s Holdings,’ a family restaurant group where she had full accountability for their operational running, including producing Monthly Management Accounts, Human Resources and Marketing.