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This month we spoke to Shermaya Starkie, Admin Assistant and Trainer at The Accountancy Partnership!

Give an overview of the duties, functions and responsibilities of your job.

  • General email enquiries
  • Answering calls
  • Registering clients
  • Forming companies
  • Booking in records
  • Taking payments
  • HMRC registrations
  • Training new assistants

What is a typical working day like for you?

Each day is different, but they all tend to consist of replying to clients.

What particular challenges do you regularly encounter?

Clients who may not understand all aspects of accounting which can become frustrating for them.

How are you able to use your skills to solve problems for them?

Being able to think practically and logically.

What is your favourite part of the job?

Training new staff and witnessing the lightbulb moments when they suddenly understand something that may have confused them for a while.

What do you like most about working for The Accountancy Partnership?

The people.

Where’s your favourite place to visit on days off?

Home!

Tell us your proudest achievement

Masters Degree

How would your colleagues describe you?

Efficient, caring, able to find common ground with everyone, and the biggest wimp ever.

What are you reading/binge watching at the moment?

Reading a thriller, bingeing a re-watch of the original CSI.

Who do you admire, and why?

People who are genuinely themselves, kind, and don’t give into peer pressure.

What question would you really like to answer, and what’s the answer?!

What is the purpose of life? A life full of purpose!

 
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