Our Team – Here to help you thrive and prosper
We have a wealth of experience amongst our team, and we believe that we have some of the best chartered certified accountants in London. Our commitment to continuous staff development ensures that our accountancy, tax and business advice services are second to none. We promise to make a special effort to ensure that all our communication with you is clear, accurate and timely to make your life easier. Our team are not just chartered certified accountants but dedicated people who will go the extra mile for you and your business.
FAROOK OWADALLY – FCCA MBA
I have been the Managing Partner of Owadally & King since 1999. I trained and qualified with the firm in 1988.
In addition to providing assistance to clients in all areas of their business including professional practices, business advice and negotiations, I am also responsible for developing and implementing the firm’s growth strategy and for providing leadership. I act for a mixed portfolio of small and medium sized businesses. My work involves providing taxation and strategic advice to both corporate and private clients.
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SIMON MADDOX – ACCA
I have been a Partner of Owadally & King since October 2005 having joined the firm after leaving university in 1986 as a trainee accountant. I act for a mixed portfolio of small and medium sized businesses applying my extensive experience to providing tax and technical advice together with broader business guidance. I believe in getting to know their life and business goals as a precursor to offering insightful guidance.
Sport is a passion and I am an avid West Ham United fan. I have also owned a share in a number of horses, one was good enough to be placed two years running at Royal Ascot. I also enjoy reading, stand- up comedy , theatre and walking (particularly in the Yorkshire Dales).
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MICHELLE BIDDULPH – FCCA, FMAAT
(Client Account Manager)
I have worked in accountancy since I was sixteen and in that time
I have become a fellow member of The Association of Accounting Technicians as well as a Fellow member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.
I try to ensure that my clients expectations are met, and I am involved in producing accounts, audited accounts, and helping with taxation issues. Away from the office I am married and a mum to two beautiful children
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NAKID DILHOSSAIN – FCCA
(Client Account Manager)
I trained in a two partner practice in North London, and qualified
With O&K I help with the management of a portfolio of clients, assisting clients on day to day basis, managing and supporting trainee staff and conducting audits for the practice.
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POPPY PATEL – FCCA
(Client Account Manager/Payroll Manager)
I qualified in 1988 and trained at a three partner firm based in Baker Street .I took a career break to raise my family and joined Owadally & King in 2001 on a part time basis.
For Owadally & King I assist with the management of the payroll department. I also manage a portfolio of clients and manage and support staff in meeting our client’s expectations and needs on a daily basis.
I also assist the senior partner with many of the practice matters ranging from HR to financial matters.
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ALAN SELLERS – Dip CIM
(Marketing Manager/Business Coach)
I’ve worked with O&K since 2010 helping with Business Growth, One Page Business Plans and Behavioural Profiling. I also help the practice increase its profle in my role as Marketing Manager.
I have been an indpendent Business Growth Coach since 2003 working with MD/Owners in the SME sector, helping them grow their businesses. I am also an Accredited NLP Practiioner. Outside work I enjoy a wide range of interests and I am an FA Licensed UEFA B qualified football coach.
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I joined O&K in September 2007 and am responsible for many areas including the preparation of statutory accounts and CT600, and carrying out Statutory Audits.I also prepare the Accounts, Tax Returns, VAT returns and CIS returns for our wide range of clients. I also help look after all aspects of the IT at O&K. When I am not working I enjoy archery, photography and reading.
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ZARNI SOE – FCCA, BSc Hons
I started my accounting career by joining PWC Myanmar in 2001. Since then, I have been working in accounting industry and gained practical accounting and taxation knowledge. I trained at West London accountancy firm for more than 10 years providing various accounting and taxation services to a portfolio of small and medium sized businesses. I joined O&K to assist in preparation of annual financial statements and tax returns for business and personal. Providing professional services in timely manner to meet the client’s expectations is my top priority.
In my own time, I enjoy playing tennis, travelling and spending time with family and friends.
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ZAREEN BOCUS – ACCA, MBA
After completing my ACCA I joined O&K to get experience in the field. Since then, I have been involved in many aspects of the firm such as bookkeeping, preparing annual accounts, computing annual tax returns, submittng VAT returns and carrying out audits. In the meantime I also completed my MBA and am looking forward to specialising in taxation.
In my free time, I enjoy swimming and spending time with my friends and family. I also love accepting challenges whether it is exploring new horizons or learning new things such as a fourth language in the near future
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BAQAR HUSAIN – ACCA, BSc Hons
I have worked in accountancy since finishing my degree in 2012 and qualified as an ACCA in 2015.
At O&K I assist in the preparation of statutory & management accounts, individual & corporate tax returns, VAT returns and conducting audits on behalf of our clients, in addition to assisting clients on a day-to-day basis.
When I am not working, I enjoy playing & watching a variety of sports including football, tennis, cricket and squash, travelling, eating out and spending time with family.
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ESRA-AL-AMOODI – AAT
Having worked as a bookkeeper for almost 5 years, I joined O&K in July 2016 . I am AAT qualified and the services I provide range from bookkeeping , submitting VAT Returns , helping to prepare financial accounts and assisting our payroll department.
Away from the office , I enjoy travelling, eating good food , attending social events like food markets , festivals and exhibitions.
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A few months after I passed my Level III Diploma in Payroll Management qualification with the ICB Institute,
I started working within the payroll department for Owadally & King.
My work in customer service and accounting has provided me with great opportunities to learn and develop, both personally and professionally, and it has taught me to build successful relationships with our clients. My accounting experience has helped me to improve my technical knowledge, communication and time management skills.
Outside of work I like to travel, enjoy going to the gym, taking long walks and reading a good book.
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I have worked at O&K since 2009 and I enjoy meeting and speaking to our clients. I have previously worked for HSBC plc as an Area Manager’s secretary, and for various smaller companies as an administrator.
I work as a Personal Assistant to the partners and help to organise their diaries, make travel arrangements and deal with correspondence. When I am not working I enjoy reading, going to concerts, theatre and the cinema
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(R&D and Capital Allowance Tax Specialist)
I qualified as a Chartered Tax Adviser with PwC back in 1998. I went on to build a national R&D tax service at PKF before starting my own business, HowarthLynch, in 2009. By 2014, this was one of the largest bespoke tax practices in the UK. My ambition was to develop a larger specialist tax practice and be the largest independent tax firm in the UK. To realise this ambition, I sold my practice to a Fortune 500 company and successfully achieved my ambition.
I am now assisting O&K clients with the following:
- To review your business activity to ensure no R&D, Patent Box or Capital allowances opportunity is missed
- To ensure your claim is not only maximised but is robust to HMRC
- I’ll make the process easy and has a very practical and pragmatic approach to claims
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(R&D and Capital Allowance Tax Specialist)
I spent 6 years practising as a commercial property lawyer dealing with freehold and leasehold sales and acquisitions. During this time, I developed a keen interest in capital allowances, and when critical changes to the legislation were made in April 2014, I specialised solely in this area.
Since then I have worked exclusively with chartered tax advisers and accountants alike specialising in incentives and reliefs to ensure valuable tax savings opportunities are not missed. I am extremely well versed in both R&D and Capital Allowances legislation.
I am now helping O&K clients by:
- Conducting free health checks to review your property portfolio and ensure no capital allowances opportunity is missed
- Liaising at the time of the legal transaction to ensure SPA is correctly structured, CPSE are responded to and 198 elections are correctly drafted
- Reviewing your business activity to identify qualifying R&D.
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