Business Support Trainee

Responsibilities below are generalised and are no way exhaustive:

  • Daily / weekly processing
  • Processing and posting the invoices on Xero / Twinfield / Sage
  • Monthly / quarterly reconciliations of control accounts
  • Assisting with the preparation of the statutory accounts (analysis of cashbook, reconciliation of control accounts and preparation of the lead schedule with guidance from the senior / manager)
  • Preparation of the payment runs for senior’s / manager’s review
  • Liaison with the client to request information / resolve queries
  • Ensure that allocated work is done within the time budget set
  • Monitor own Retain bookings and discuss any additional booking requirements with senior / manager / mentor
  • Study for the ACCA qualification in accordance with the Firm’s Student Terms and Conditions

Worked Based Competencies

  • You will have strong business focus and awareness of current affairs
  • An interest in and a proven aptitude for using technology
  • Strong communication skills – verbal and written
  • An ability to analyse and interpret data
  • Attention to detail and strong organisational skills
  • An ability to work as part of a team
  • Proficient in using Excel, Word and Microsoft Outlook

Academic Requirements

Highly motivated with a strong academic background including:

  • 6 GCSE’s grade B and above including Maths and English
  • Minimum of 300 UCAS tariff points from 3 A’ Level
  • Either AAT qualified or achieved a 2.1 degree in any discipline

Donna Russell

Donna has a large portfolio of clients spanning from owner managed businesses to complex groups across a range of sectors, including property, CMT and financial services.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2018, Donna trained and qualified at a small practice gaining experience in accounts, audit and tax.

In her spare time, Donna enjoys travelling and experiencing different cultures, eating out at new restaurants and the occasional DIY project.

Dinesh Pancholi

Dinesh provides expert advice and support to clients ranging from large corporations to OMBs. He covers all areas of employment tax including employment related securities compliance and reporting.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in October 2021, Dinesh was a Senior Manager in the PKF Smith Cooper Employment taxes team.

Previous to joining an accountancy practice, Dinesh was an HMRC Employer Compliance Office so he can share his experience from both sides!

In his spare time Dinesh enjoys watching football and cricket, reading and listening to music.

Chrysanthi Herodotou

Chrysanthi has over 10 years’ experience providing audit and accounting services to a range of FCA regulated and financial services clients. Chrysanthi has supported her financial services clients on statutory reporting matters in addition to providing annual statutory and CASS audit services.

Chrysanthi joined haysmacintyre after graduating from City University, London in 2004.

Chrysanthi likes to keep active, and is a regular gym goer.

Anatoly Ermolaev

In addition to his work on annual statutory audits, he has experience with assisting in clients’ queries in relation to technical reporting with collaboration with other service lines across the firm.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Anatoly was a manager at a top 20 firm, where he was a member of the audit team since 2013.

In his spare time, Anatoly enjoys running, annual ski trips, and ticking off countries off the map – hoping to resume that in 2022 and beyond.

Robert Brooker

Being both a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser allows Robert to provide his clients with a commercial and holistic offering, whilst being able to fully understand the impacts and processes behind the advice provided.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2021, Robert worked in a large independent practice in the City of London where he completed the ACA/CTA Joint Programme.

In his spare time, Robert enjoys watching/playing sport, especially Rugby.

Richard McLoughlin

He is a Director in our outsourced accountancy services team, and supports his clients by not only providing monthly and year end financial reporting, but also through sharing his expertise and advice on management reporting, cashflow management, software support and general accounting advice and guidance. He joined haysmacintyre in 2010 as a qualified supervisor, having trained and qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant with a smaller firm in Stoke-on-Trent.

Richard works with clients over a wide range of sectors, including CMT, financial services and PIMBS. Richard has excellent working relationships with his clients and is often viewed as an extension of their own team rather than as an external consultant.

Dominic Noakes

Dominic specialises in cloud based technology and is responsible for leading on, maintaining and developing relationships with key service providers such as Xero and the related Apps utilised by haysmacintyre’s Business Support team. Dominic works pro-actively with clients to ensure they have a regular line of communication, with advice and guidance provided in a professional but easy to understand manner.

Prior to joining haysmacintyre in 2016, Dominic trained and qualified with a small practice, where he became a finance manager specialising in outsourced accounting.

Beyond haysmacintyre, Dominic is very interested in technology and how it impacts our daily lives. He is passionate about the use of technology in improving workflows and automation to make a real impact on small business owners lives.

Outside of work Dominic enjoys time with his young family and is a sports enthusiast who aims to have an active lifestyle.