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About Us

Today’s ways and opportunities of doing business are in continuous process of change, providing us infinite possibilities to develop our trade relationships globally – where you may successfully acquire an International Business Company (IBC) and conduct its management in many parts of the world without even leaving your office. Yet, there are important challenges and careful planning must be applied in order to navigate your business properly into international arena.

Paifang Accountants and Tax Advisors had been assisting UK clients for more than a decade, understanding the importance of maintaining authentic, long lasting business relationships and constantly looking for ways to improve your experience and growth. As we saw a significant demand and potential in international cooperation, we have partnered with companies in China, Russia, UAE bringing you a wider knowledge and expertise.

We are here to help. Think of your future with us.

Meet the team

Setphen Hickson FMAAT, Director at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Stephen Hickson

FMAAT

Director

Stephen Hubbard MAAT, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Stephen Hubbard

MAAT

Senior Accountant

Svetlana Jenkins FCCA, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Svetlana Jenkins

FCAA

Senior Accountant

Mary Coombes, Bookkeeping & Payroll at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Mary Coombes

Bookkeeping & Payroll

Tracey Taylor, Company Services, Formations and Administration at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Tracey Taylor

Company Services, Formations and Administration

Val Shiffers, Administration & Personnel at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Val Shiffers

Administration & Personnel

Chris Davey, Administration & Accounts Trainee at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Chris Davey

Administration & Accounts Trainee

Setphen Hickson FMAAT, Director at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Stephen Hickson FMAAT, Director

As one of the accountancy staff Steve has over twelve years experience in the environment of international accounting and corporate services. He also specialises in issues relating to UK VAT. 

Previous experience includes working in a sales / finance environment with national companies and believes in maintaining good communications and relationships with clients. 

Setphen Hickson FMAAT, Director at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Stephen Hubbard MAAT, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Stephen Hubbard MAAT, Senior Accountant

His primary duties are that of accounts preparation but other duties include management of the IT and computing facilities within the firm. 

Areas of speciality include sole trader accounts and self-assessment but has a high standard of knowledge of all types of accounts preparation and taxation.

Stephen Hubbard MAAT, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Svetlana Jenkins FCCA, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Svetlana Jenkins FCCA, Senior Accountant

A Russian speaker who has gained all her experience and qualification with the firm over the past nine years and has experience communicating with the existing overseas clients. 

Areas of specialisation include Charity and UK non profit organisation accounts.

Svetlana Jenkins FCCA, Senior Accountant at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Mary Coombes, Bookkeeping & Payroll at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Mary Coombes, Bookkeeping & Payroll

Mary originally worked for one of the UK’s leading financial institutions and subsequently has twenty years experience of bookkeeping and payroll.

Proficient with several leading software packages including Sage, Quickbooks and IRIS payroll. Mary is also responsible for the firms bookkeeping and maintaining sales and purchase ledgers.

Mary Coombes, Bookkeeping & Payroll at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Tracey Taylor, Company Services, Formations and Administration at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Tracey Taylor, Company Services, Formations and Administration

Apart from an impeccable knowledge of corporate administration and procedures, Tracey doubles as nominee company secretary for clients who require this service.

She has over fifteen years experience in an administrative background and backs this with a firm belief that the client’s requirements are paramount.

Tracey Taylor, Company Services, Formations and Administration at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Val Shiffers, Administration & Personnel at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Val Shiffers, Administration & Personnel

Val originally worked for one of top UK accounting firms in accounts and audit preparation.

Since returning to the workplace she has taken on a dual role in both administration and staff related issues within the firm.

Val Shiffers, Administration & Personnel at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd
Chris Davey, Administration & Accounts Trainee at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd

Chris Davey, Administration & Accounts Trainee

Chris originally joined the firm as an apprentice and now has progressed to accounts trainee and administrative assistant.

He is the first point of contact for many clients and has acquired, in a short period of time, an impressive knowledge of company services and administrative procedures.

Chris Davey, Administration & Accounts Trainee at Paifang Accountants & Tax Advisors (UK) Ltd