AUDIT & ASSURANCE
Audits don’t have to be a painful process.
BE AUDIT YOU CAN BE
Forgive us, it's hard to come up with a gripping title for our Audit services, but hey...we tried!
Depending on your size, submitting an audit is a must to ensure you remain compliant with the law. You can be rest assured that we will deal with your audit efficiently and within your budget. Our dedicated audit team will make the process as painless and simple as possible and you can be guaranteed to receive constructive feedback about solutions and best practice that will enhance your business’ performance. We carry out different types of Audit depending on your sector or size including:
- Statutory audit for companies, charities and not for profit organisations
- Solicitors Accounts Review (SAR)
- Financial Conduct Authority (FCS)
- Pension or Grant Audits
YOUR AUDIT CHAMPIONS
Our dedicated accounts and audit specialists are waiting for you to pick their brains.
Suda joined Raffingers in August 1999 and became a Partner in 2008.
Prior to working with Raffingers, Suda trained with a large firm in the City of London. Suda manages a busy portfolio of clients, including owner managed businesses and UK subsidiaries providing audit, accountancy and business advisory services.
Suda has a hands-on approach to all his business start-ups, guiding them through their tricky growth phases. He also helps in not just giving accounting and taxation advice, which is essential, but also provides advice on setting up systems and sourcing finance, if required.
Adam has been at Raffingers for over 25 years, initially as a trainee and worked his way to partner in 2003. Over those years, Adam has dedicated his time to helping SMEs in all sectors to grow and thrive. There is nothing Adam enjoys more than working closely with his clients to ensure that they can maximise their potential and the values of their businesses. Adam enjoys the variety of work that comes with being a partner, no two days are ever the same.
Paul qualified in 1990 and took over the firm of Alexander Ash & Co in 1997. Alexander Ash & Co merged with Raffingers in September 2014. Over the years, Paul has had extensive experience in the SME sector, advising business owners on all aspects of their business needs and personal wealth management. Paul deals with a range of clients across a variety of sectors, varying from small to large groups
Mukesh started working at Raffingers in August 2001. Mukesh's main areas of expertise are Charity accounts and audit. He is also FCCA Qualified.
Visham has been with Raffingers since 2014. Visham's qualifications include: Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ACA) and Fellow of The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (FCCA). Outside of work he enjoys spending time with his young family, travelling, reading and the occasional 5-a-side game of football.
Gowri started working for Raffingers in May 2016. Gowri is ACCA qualified and has been working with charity and not for profit clients for the past few years. Outside of work, she enjoys travelling, reading, gardening and baking.
Amratpal has been with Raffingers for over 6 years providing financial services ranging from VAT, statutory & management accounts and Audits. In his spare time, he enjoys watching & playing sports.
Anand joined Raffingers in 2014 and has never looked back since. He is ACCA qualified and has a wealth of knowledge working with SMEs. Anand believes there are no greater joys than helping others achieve greater goals. This motivates him to improve and enhance his knowledge. When he is not crunching numbers, he is busy destroying things via DIY or ticking tasks off the list - given by his wife!
Joe started at Raffingers in 2015 on a work experience placement. After being offered a permanent role at the firm, he has worked his way up from the office junior to being an experienced member of the audit and accounts team. When not in the office, Joe can be found taking chunks out of his local golf course, or in the kitchen cooking up a storm. Joe received a well deserved promoted to a PA at the start of 2021.
Joshua was born and bred in Edgware, NW London, before travelling to NY, LA and Cape Town for his studies. Upon returning to London in November 2014, he secured his first job here at Raffingers. When he's not tapping away at a spreadsheet, he can be found on a football pitch doing his best impression of Moussa Sissoko.
After completing her A-Levels at Epping Forest College in Accounting, English Language and ICT, Kathryn knew she wanted to pursue a career in accountancy. Kathryn joined NWN Blue Squared Limited in 2014 and subsequently Raffingers in January 2018 and is currently working towards her ACCA qualification.
Matt is one of our semi-senior accountants here at Raffingers. He has a particular attention to detail and a drive in getting figures correct to the penny, making him a valuable addition to the team. When he’s not working hard on your accounts, you will find Matt either stuffing his face, at the gym or on a 5-a-side pitch.
Khilen started working at Raffingers as a graduate accountant in August 2016 straight after achieving a 2:1 in BA Economics degree from the University of Leicester. His A Levels include Economics, Business studies & Photography. One of his biggest achievements to date is starting an online business at the age of 15 which has grown and is currently still trading.
Moish was born in North London before traveling across the pond for his studies, eventually graduating in the RCA of New Jersey with a BA equivalency. Upon returning to London in September 2019, he secured his first job here at Raffingers. Moish is well on track to become ACCA qualified having already taken a chunk of the examinations.
Jay is one of our semi-senior accountants here and has been at Raffingers since 2018 while studying for his ACCA qualification, he has a particular attention to detail making him a valuable addition to the team.
Dean has been at Raffingers since 2018, back when Arsenal were half decent. He is now part of the Accounts & Audit team while studying for his ACCA qualification. In his spare time he likes to watch Arsenal attempt to play football and watch Christian McCaffrey juking people out their shoes!
Yedidya grew up in South Africa and after completing his schooling, studied in Israel and the UK. He qualified with the ACCA in 2006 and whilst he has a particular focus on the property and charity sectors, he has assisted clients operating in various spheres of business.
We were delighted to announce Yedidya as a partner at the start of 2021, bringing the total number of partners at the firm to eleven.
Yaseen started working at Raffingers in May 2010 and works in the Accounts Department.
Gerard started working at Raffingers in June 1999 and is now one of our longest serving employees. Gerard's expertise is solicitors accounts and his qualifications include BSc (Hons) and ACCA. Outside of work Gerard enjoys watching spurs, golf and running.
Sally started working at Raffingers in September 2014, following the merger with Alexander Ash & Co. Sally's qualifications include a B.Sc (Hons) and FCCA.
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We love to talk business and will continue to share with you our business advice and tax planning strategies, helping you to get the most out of your business and your personal finances.
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