Meet the team

Our passionate and friendly team of professionals have a wealth of experience and expertise, which we draw upon to give our clients the best possible service.

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Rezaul Hoque
Director

A seasoned and experienced accountant and financial manager, Rezaul co-founded Assurance Accountancy with Abz Tahar in 2012. Rezaul’s technical knowledge, ability and stewardship has proved instrumental in the firm’s growth from humble beginnings to becoming an established and reputable accountancy firm in the locality and being nominated for several business awards to date.

Always providing a first class and inter-personal service to clients of varying size and needs, Rezaul has positioned Assurance Accountancy to take advantage of the many opportunities that will elevate the company further forward.

Rezaul’s management accounting background, having worked for a number of years in construction and manufacturing, positions him to offer significant commercial experience to SME growth and large corporates, he uncovers trends and offers real-world advice to enhance management decision-making.

As a strategic thinker, with advanced experience in marketing, business development and HR, Rezaul’s skill sets are hugely beneficial to any organisation as is his wide and varied network whom he can call upon in service to his clients.

With a friendly and approachable attitude and a warm personality; these qualities have helped Assurance to secure clients and Rezaul is always found to go the extra mile for clients.

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Abz Tahar
Director

An accomplished business and finance professional, Abz co-founded Assurance Accountancy in 2012 with Rezaul Hoque in order to provide much needed support to local start ups and SMEs.

A community champion, Abz has helped to set up a number of initiatives locally and was recently a finalist in the prestigious Finance Award Wales 2019 in the Accountant of the Year category. Previous award placements include being finalist for the Zokit Entrepreneur of the Year two years running as well as being finalist for the South Wales Business Awards. Abz was also recognised for Entrepreneurial Excellence by the Muslim Student Awards 2018 and being a person of inspiration in the community.

Abz also helps local businesses with strategy, business planning, PAYE and VAT issues and takes point when it comes to HMRC enquiries and investigations. A technology whizz, he enjoys educating clients about the importance of harnessing the latest technology - in particular, helping to transition them to online accounting software such as Xero & Quickbooks.

Never one to rest on his laurels, Abz is constantly updating his own technical and business knowledge in order to provide the best possible service to his clients.

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Sahel Ahmed
Account Manager

Sahel has been a key member of Assurance Accountancy since 2016 after completing a successful 6 month internship.

Sahel is responsible for overseeing the day to day compliance work including the filing of statutory accounts, company and individual tax returns as well as VAT and payroll.

Sahel’s in-depth understanding of accounts and knowledge of tax, gives Assurance a distinct edge knowing that Sahel will be meticulous in his delivery of accounts and other compliance services.

Sahel has a very warm and welcoming personality and is always looking to go the extra mile for clients and peers alike. In addition, Sahel is studying towards his AAT qualifications and expects to be fully AAT qualified by August 2019.

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Omar Benamer
Trainee Accountant

Omar joined Assurance in September 2017 as an intern which enabled him to obtain an insight and experience into the practical application of his AAT Level 3 Accounting qualification. Prior to this, he was collecting experience in business to consumer retail environment.

Omar enjoys being a team player, being the first point of contact for Payroll, Auto Enrolment and VAT preparation, bank reconciliations and assisting clients prepare their records for year-end trial balance.

A polite, approachable and curious mind that is keen to help clients with any administrative or record relating queries. Outside office, he is often found at weekends helping his peers and university students with accounting exams at Swansea University.

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Our Software Partners

Quickbooks Xero Accountancy Manager Information Commissioner's Office

Our Achievements

Finance Awards Wales Finalist 2019 Zokit 2018 Finalist Zokit 2019 Finalist South Wales Business Awards Finalist