Mihaela Asofiei

Mihaela Asofiei
Business Services Manager
mihaela.asofiei@wardwilliams.co.uk

Mihaela is a Chartered Accountant with over 12 years solid experience with regards accounting and tax. She qualified firstly as a Certified Accounting Technician, before moving on and becoming qualified with the ACCA. She moved on to qualify as a Chartered Tax Advisor in 2018 and is now a member of the CIOT. Mihaela runs the Business Services Department at our Uxbridge office. She manages a diverse portfolio ranging from small owner managed businesses to larger companies together with a number of specialist clients such as charities, solicitors and healthcare.

Business Services

We support you through the whole business cycle, from start-up, through growth, to exit by way of sale or succession. We provide a full range of services which are tailored to your circumstances.

Accountancy

We are experienced in providing financial reporting and advisory services required by owner-managed businesses, and can advise on accounting systems, tax planning, business start-ups and cessation matters.

It will come as no surprise that we prepare statutory accounts for companies to assist their directors in fulfilling their obligations to report on the financial position of their business. We also prepare accounts for unincorporated entities such as sole traders and partnerships.

You will be advised by people who are keen to understand the issues unique to your business. We can put a set of figures into perspective, discuss these with you and advise on a broad spectrum of accounting and related tax issues. We can then formulate strategies to ensure that your finance functions are run in the most efficient way.
 
To facilitate easy retrieval of documents and download of large accounting files, we encourage our clients to use our secure encrypted online portal. Our portal gives clients access to their own personal folder 24/7, and provides a better way to exchange files and share information with us.

Ward Williams are members of the ICAEW Business Advice Service (BAS) and Business Finance Advice Scheme (BFA)

Charities

Ward Williams have a team that specialises in the needs of charities. We have extensive knowledge of the Charities Acts and Charities SORP. This knowledge together with over 20 years combined experience in dealing with charities enables Ward Williams to offer our charity clients the following:

  • Preparation of annual accounts in accordance with the relevant regulations;
  • Annual audit and independant examinations;
  • Assistance in the completion of Charity Commission annual returns;
  • Attendance at Trustee's and audit committee meetings.

In addition we offer advice and guidance on non-routine issues including systems and controls together with assistance on how to become more efficient.

Solicitors

Ward Williams have a team that specialises in the needs of solicitors. Colin Hamilton and Frank Harling have a combined experience totalling more than 20 years in this field.

The following compliance work is offered:

  • SRA Accounts Rules 2011 reporting;
  • Accounts preparation and audit;
  • Tax compliance;
  • Partner and partnership tax returns;
  • Bookkeeping & Management accounts services covering both office and client money on a specialist legal accounting software.

In addition we offer advice and guidance on non-routine issues including personal and business planning together with assistance on how to become more efficient and profitable.

Find out about the Changes to SRA Accounts Rules

Healthcare

Ward Williams has a team that specialises in the healthcare sector. We act for a number of General Practitioner Practices with NHS contracts and understand the complexities of the financial reporting in this area. With over 30 years combined experience in this field, Ward Williams is well placed in the market to offer the following services to a high standard:

  • Preparation of annual accounts (to include attending a practice meeting to present the accounts);
  • Managements accounts, including projection of profits and advice on available funds to draw;
  • Bookkeeping and payroll services;
  • Preparation of self assessment and partnership tax returns;
  • Preparation of personal expense and capital allowances claims;
  • Practice Manager support (on financial and HR issues);
  • Preparation of annual superannuation certificates;
  • Advice on accounting and planning issues;
  • Advisory tax planning (IT, CGT, IHT and VAT);
  • HMRC investigations and enquiries (fee protection insurance offered);
  • Access to qualified independent financial advisors;
  • HR advisory service.