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Rachel Coles FMAAT MATT - Manager

Rachel joined Haswells on 15th October 2005 after receiving her GCSEs from Castell Alun High School in Hope, near Wrexham.

Rachel went onto study the AAT qualification at Coleg Cambria Wrexham before achieving the ATT qualification at Manchester’s BPP Business School.

Rachel is currently studying to become a Chartered Accountant and has passed 10 out of the 12 exams required. Rachel hopes to complete her studies during 2022.

As the Manager of Haswells, Rachel oversees the day to day running of the firm. She is involved in accounts, tax, VAT, CIS and book-keeping and Rachel loves the variety as no two days are the same.

Rachel spends her weekends renovating her home and is passionate about interior design. She also enjoys shopping and spending time with friends and family, especially her young nephew.

Jade Rooney MAAT - Accounts & Audit Senior

Dreaming of becoming an accountant since a young age, Jade joined Haswells on 1st October 2013. She achieved the AAT qualification in October 2016 from Coleg Cambria and has since gone on to study to become a Chartered Accountant with the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales).

Jade is an Accounts Senior within the firm whose responsibilities include audit, independent examinations, accounts preparation, VAT and tax. Jade is also responsible for the supervision of trainee accountants at Haswells. Jade particularly enjoys visiting clients and getting to learn more about their business.

Outside work, Jade enjoys spending her time catching up with the latest film releases and is a very enthusiastic DIY-er!

Rebekah Edwards MIPP(Dip) – Payroll Manager

Having previously managed the payroll of a local University, Rebekah joined Haswells on 22nd April 2014.

Rebekah is responsible for the management of the payroll department within Haswells and ensures that all aspects of payroll and pensions are dealt with efficiently in-house. Rebekah enjoys the challenge of meeting each client’s payroll needs and developing processes to reach this goal.

Outside of work, Rebekah enjoys swimming and spending time with her family.

Harriet Griffey ACCA - Accounts Senior

Haswells’ latest recruit and following relocation to Wrexham, Harriet joined Haswells on 1st December 2021. As a Chartered Accountant since 2019, Harriet brings more than five years of practical experience within the accountancy sector.

Responsible for the management of a portfolio of clients from sole traders to limited companies, drawn from the entire cross sector of local trade and industry, Harriet enjoys working within a team to ensure clients are given the best possible service.

Harriet also enjoys meeting clients face to face and is looking forward to building strong relationships over the coming months and years.

Privately, Harriet enjoys spending time with family and is a huge fan of the great outdoors!

Joanne Baldwin FCCA - Accounts & Audit Senior

With more than 20 years’ experience within the industry, Joanne joined Haswells on 1st June 2020 as an Accounts Senior. Having previously worked for a high street bank before studying accountancy, Joanne has always been keen to help individuals and businesses with their financial affairs.

Joanne qualified with ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) in 2011 and enjoys using the knowledge gained from her studies in her day-to-day work.

Joanne’s role includes accounts preparation for limited companies and charities, audit and tax. Joanne enjoys the variety her workload offers and likes working as part of a team.

A keen traveller, Joanne has visited 59 countries across the world with an ever-expanding list of countries on her ‘wish list’, including South Africa, Australia and Namibia!

Aaron Morris AAT - Accounts Senior

Aaron joined Haswells on 17th July 2017 after studying for his A Levels at Coleg Cambria. Aaron studied for his AAT qualification whilst working at Haswells and completed this in 2020. Aaron has recently returned to University, but remains working for Haswells around his studies.

Aaron's role includes accounts preparation, VAT and cloud accounting. Aaron is a certified Xero advisor and enjoys assisting clients with online software.

Like Jade, Aaron is a film buff and, in his spare time, you can usually find him in the cinema enjoying the latest film releases. He also enjoys socialising with friends.

Katie Laws - Trainee Accountant

Currently in her last year of studying towards the AAT qualification, Katie joined Haswells on 1st July 2019. Katie regularly achieves examination pass rates of over 90% which proves her dedication to her studies.

Katie is currently responsible for the preparation of limited company and sole trader accounts within the office, along with the completion of VAT returns and book-keeping.

Katie enjoys working on a large portfolio of clients and especially, that no two days within the office are the same.

Katie enjoys keeping fit and is regularly seen at the gym. Like most people, she also enjoys spending time with family and socialising with friends. Fun fact: Katie’s favourite animals are Llamas because they are cute, funny and generally adorable!

Samara Davies - Trainee Accountant

A member of the Haswells team since 1st October 2020, Samara is currently in her second year of studying towards the AAT qualification. Like Katie, Samara also regularly receives pass rates of over 90% in her exams and is keen to continue to achieve pass rates in this region during her second year of studying.

Samara's role includes sole trader accounts preparation and completion of personal tax returns, together with VAT and book-keeping. Samara enjoys the challenge that her role brings and loves to learn new skills. She regularly rises to different challenges and assists in all areas of the office as she is a natural team player.

Samara loves spending time outdoors walking her two dogs or riding her horse. Samara is also a self- confessed ‘foodie’ and loves to try the latest edible trends!

Ellie Windel - Trainee Accountant

Ellie joined on 1st February 2021 as a Trainee Accountant. Ellie is in her first year of studying towards her AAT qualification and is relishing her new role at Haswells.

Within the office, Ellie is the initial point of contact for all visitors and telephone calls as she currently manages the reception area of the office. Ellie enjoys meeting new clients and is keen to learn new skills in the office as she progresses within her role.

Ellie enjoys spending time with her twin sister, Jess, and is a keen baker - although Ellie admits that it doesn't always go to plan!

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