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COGS Accountancy - what we do

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Steve Curtis

Steve Curtis

Accounts and Tax

Time with Cogs: 5 years

In the office: I put together year-end accounts for sole trader, partnership and limited companies. Coinciding with this I  complete tax returns and personal tax affairs. I will often assist in new client take on making the process as smooth as possible. 

On the side: I am a bit of a  self-confessed nerd. When I’m not watching things like the Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Star Wars I am playing board games and computer games. Separate to this I like to spend time in the gym and working on my collection of tattoos.

Sarah Jasinski

Accounts and Tax

Time with Cogs: 4 years

In the office: I deal with new client enquiries including company formations and initial setup. I help our clients with  Xero integration, Xero training and queries. Lastly, I prepare year end Accounts and personal tax returns.

On the side: I’m into running, squash, pilates, walking and exercise in general, but also eating and drinking!

Sarah Jasinski
Rachel Barkataki

Rachel Barkataki

Bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE

Time with Cogs: 4 years

In the office: I deal with bookkeeping including CIS, PAYE and VAT returns as well as monthly reporting. I also carry out registrations for various taxes.

On the side: When my time is my own I’m into my DIY camper conversion, crochet, walking my dogs and eating good food.

Laura Short

Laura Short

Bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE

Time with Cogs: 6 years

In the office: I carry out some bookkeeping, reconciling as well as PAYE, CIS and general correspondence. I also deal with training our lovely clients on Xero.

On the side: I’m keen on exercising and eating healthily. When I read I read thrillers. I am an animal person who enjoys looking after my two rabbits.

Katie Coomes

Katie Coomes

Bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE

Time with Cogs: 2 years

In the office: I’m responsible for processing documents, bookkeeping, reconciling, CIS and PAYE as well as training clients on Xero.  I also take care of correspondence that comes in from HMRC and Companies House.

On the side: I ride horses and compete most weekend in showjumping competitions. I also enjoy walking my dogs and going out for dinner and socialising with friends.

Lyn Short

Bookkeeping, VAT and PAYE

Time with Cogs: 9 years

In the office: I take care of general accountancy administration, including sales invoicing, purchase ledgers, VAT return preparation and reconciling, as well as Xero, dealing with aged debtors and creditors and preparing sales applications, which can also include CIS deductions. I also spend time with clients on site.

On the side: I love holidays and going out with friends and family, as well as doodle art, board games, iPad games, reading and animals.

Lyn Short

Sonny Leavy

Accounts and Tax Trainee

Time with Cogs: 6 months

In the office: I am responsible for entering and processing paperwork. I review your Xero accounts to ensure all data is up to date, I ensure that your taxation documents are in order and accurately reflect your financial position.

On the side: In my spare time i enjoy weight-lifting, gaming (generally strategy or war games) or catching up with television series such as Vikings, Game of Thrones and Walking Dead.

Matty Anderson

Bookkeeping Trainee

Time with Cogs: 18 months

In the office: I sort and process paperwork. Being an organised person I take pride ensuring everything is sorted and filed properly so that the team can carry out their work with ease. I also am responsible for making sure all of your records are returned to you safely.

On the side: I like chilling to music, doing photography & playing football.

John Jasinski

John Jasinski

Accounts and Tax

Time with Cogs: 12 years

In the office: I’m responsible for financial and management accounts, taxation and tax planning, business advice, systems integrations, HMRC enquiries and investigations.

On the side: like to keep fit, currently doing a bit of Thai boxing and squash, but I also love nothing more than geeking out.  My favourite pastime is socialising and travelling with my wife to as many places as we can!

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