Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors
Accountants in Wantage - Oxfordshire
We take all your hassle away so you can focus on what you do best.
Whether you are a small, medium or large company; – self-employed; a partnership; or just have tax return obligations, we will tend to all your accounting needs, so you don’t have to. Freeing up your time, to do what you do best.
Let our accountancy professionals do the numbers work and handle your books, enabling you to focus on your business.
Bookkeepers & Business Advisors,
based in Wantage, Oxfordshire
We are far from your average, traditional accountants. We take great pride in being different – “smashing the stereotype” we like to call it. Going over and above.
Whether you need financial management, accounting and tax compliance; general bookkeeping; systemisation; we will do a high-quality job.
We embrace technology and actively encourage you to do the same, to achieve your business goals. Our dedicated team will help you plan for growth whilst making sure you are stable enough to handle it.
Even though ‘accounting is the language of business’; we aren’t all talk. Our key objective is to enable your business to evolve.
We will be honest, reliable and proactive while maintaining your finances and books with the aim of seeing your profits soar, all the while giving you the freedom and peace-of-mind to spend more quality time with your family. I mean, what’s not to love?
We recommend Xero software to all of our clients.
We are a silver Xero partner which means we know loads about it!
We have been awarded a clear and transparent pricing award, from our software provider, Go Proposal, because of our fixed monthly fees.
The software is used by accountants all over the UK so our fees stay competitive and comparable.
Our biggest achievement to date, as a business, our founder, Hayley Lucas, was nominated in the 2019 top 50 Women in Accountancy award.
Athena Accountants, are based in Wantage, Oxfordshire.
I am Hayley Lucas, a fully qualified Chartered Accountant, managing the firm as founder. I have lived in Wantage all of my life and am very familiar with the Oxfordshire area.
As well as offering all the traditional accountancy services that our competitors do, we offer a consultancy-based service to aid you in the financial management of your business. This shows that we go beyond the numbers and truly want to help you maximise your business, and will do everything we can to achieve this. Please take a look at our bespoke packages for more information on how we can take your company to the next level.
Specialising in business start-ups
Getting started can be hard but so can the day-to-day demands of running a business, therefore we can give you real peace-of-mind by supporting you every step of the way. We specialise in business start-ups, so we know exactly how to establish your company and get it up-and-running to its potential. Get in touch to find out more about how we can take care of you.
Whether you are a start-up or a long-established multi-million-pound business, we can help take all the stress and time out of keeping on top of your finances, freeing you up to focus on what you know and do best – running your business.
We operate a cloud accounting system which provides unrivalled cost and time savings. Therefore, even though we are located in Oxfordshire, we work with clients right across the UK.
Our fees are charged on a fixed basis so there are no unpleasant surprises and we also offer the option to pay in monthly instalments to ease your cash flow and accommodate you to make things more manageable.
For a FREE consultation, please get in touch today. We look forward to your call or email and starting a fruitful relationship of driving your business forward.
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More than just your traditional accountancy service
As well as offering all the traditional accountancy services that our competitors do, we offer a consultancy-based service to aid you in the financial management of your business. We go beyond the numbers and truly want to help you maximise your business, and will do everything we can to achieve this.
Please take a look at our bespoke packages for more information on how we can take your company to the next level.
Accountants in Wantage - Oxfordshire
With packages tailored to your business needs, we offer real value while never sacrificing on the level of service we offer
Get in touch to discuss your requirements
Accountancy & Tax Services
Year End Accounts
If you are a company, then you’ll know that in order to operate, you have no choice but to have these prepared and submit them to Companies House. We will take care of this for you.
Everything from self-assessment to capital gains calculations and rental income calculations to tax planning. We will sure we use the most effective tax planning solutions for you.
Your business’s Corporation Tax obligations. Tax planning and advisory. We have an army of experts on standby to make use of the current allowances, laws and planning opportunities.
Completion of your return, VAT advice, VAT registrations and de-registrations.
Running monthly, weekly or fortnightly payrolls, pension calculations and submissions and HMRC filing requirements.
Using a healthy mix of expert accounting and streamlined technology, we maintain your books efficiently using Xero and Receipt Bank software.
Business Advisory Services
This is a service unique to us. Once we completely understand your goals and long term plans, we will get right under the hood of your business and examine every detail with a fine tooth comb. Leaving you with a report of passes, failures and advisories, and an action plan of what you need to do, to reach those goals.
Planning makes perfect. This is one of the most important meetings you can have with your accountant and every business should be doing this at least annually.
Year-end accounts are now obsolete and irrelevant to any business decisions you need to make. Our management accounts produce up-to-date, precise information to give you an excellent picture of how you are presently performing. Enabling you to make informed decisions and strategies.
Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) drive your business forward. We assess and evaluate yours specifically to ensure you are doing everything right and maximising your business potential.
Finance Director Consultancy
We act as your Finance Director, without the salary. We provide you with a comprehensive analysis and commentary on your business, management accounts and future planning.
As I say to all my clients "a goal without a plan is just a wish". Enough said. We will work with you to achieve your future business objectives, towards making your company visions a reality.
Business Growth Workshops
BGWs act as a beneficial extension to the above. These are carried-out in groups over a series of sessions designed bespoke to achieve your goals.
Cash Flow Forecasting
Future-planning centring around ensuring you are stable and proactive, rather than reactive. Whatever business or financial curved balls may be thrown at you, we will make sure you are prepared to catch them.
We are far from your traditional accountants. In fact we take great pride in being different "smashing the stereotype" we like to call it.
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Athena Accountants work with some amazing businesses & individuals
Our team are happy to work alongside you. With a great toolkit of contacts we can help pass details on to all of our clients or use within our collaborations.
You know sometimes it is, who you know!