Jacky Partington ACA

After graduating with a maths degree from Exeter University, Jacky joined Thornton Baker (now Grant Thornton) where she qualified as a chartered accountant three years later. She then moved to a two partner accountants’ practice in Portsmouth where she learned about small business methods of accounting – receipts on a spike, a brown paper bag or a red cash book! On return to the UK from Hong Kong (husband’s navy posting too good to miss) she re-joined Grant Thornton in Plymouth as manager of the small accounts section until moving back to Surrey to take a commercial post with Fortes. Missing the personal contact with clients and the job satisfaction that helping individuals had offered it was not long before she once again transferred to general practice working as a subcontractor for local firms. For the last 20 years she ran the general practice (not just entertainment industry!) of a music-specialist accounting practice. In March 2012 the time came to break out and start a new chapter and so Re-Counting was born …

Services Available

We know that you are all individuals and that your business needs will reflect this. Whatever your accounting requirements general or specialised, big or small, complicated or simple, if you need advice or just reassurance on some matter we can provide it…..

Any or all – you set the bar – of the following services in any combination…

Full bookkeeping service ( including credit control, banking , cash-flow, budgets), VAT (registration and returns), PAYE (monthly, year end PIID), company secretarial, self-assessment personal tax return, company tax return services, drafting statutory accounts/minutes/dividend vouchers, preparing audit files for auditors, general support for you and your staff using SAGE, internet based systems, Quick Books and specialist software such as Counterpoint royalty software, ad hoc queries just for re-assurance.

You can be secure in the knowledge that all of your financial needs are being handled by a qualified and conscientious team.

Your Requirements

From the initial routing and budgeting of a tour, through to payments, merchandising and final accounts, Re-Counting can be with you every step of the way to ensure that touring is a comfortable and profitable experience.

We have supported artists undertaking individual summer shows and short tour runs through to extensive tours across the UK and overseas.

Covering many other aspects such as insurance, contracts and tax planning, Re-Counting is well resourced to make your tour a success.

Business Management

Whether you needs are straight forward, one-off or more specialised we are interested in helping you.

New Businesses/Setting-Up

At Re-Counting we can guide you through the appropriate processes to decide on the best trading entity (self-employment/partnership/company/LLP) for your personal circumstances and then prepare the formation/registration forms for your approval.

We will discuss with you your skills and knowledge and help you devise the best method for you, personally, to meet the legal accounting record obligations in a manageable way and can also advise/direct you to information regarding websites/logos/stationery etc.

To ensure you are in control from the beginning we will help you to complete the registrations with the tax authorities and Companies House (If relevant), set up VAT and PAYE Schemes including government gateway enrolment and application for Flat Rate VAT/EC Sales (as appropriate).

We will look at the whole picture and let you know if you will need to complete personal tax returns or the company needs to do PIIDs (re benefits provided as part of the reward package). We can provide templates to ensure the proper paperwork is raised at the right time should you be paying dividends,

To help you avoid paying fines we will explain, for VAT, PAYE, company accounts, tax returns, company/partnership or personal, tax payments all the filing deadlines. We will set up reminders to help you ensure that you remember and act in time.

Ongoing/Existing Businesses

Whether you trade as a company/LLP/partnership or a sole-trader………

At Re-Counting we provide the service you want on a timely basis.

We will support you according to your needs, expertise and time constraints. We will review your needs with you each year and together, make the appropriate changes, as you develop.

Our services can be structured to meet your requirements allowing you to control your fees.
We will keep you informed and liaise with you over matters that impact your business from specific communications from the authorities to regulation changes that affect your business.

We can conduct a review of your accounting systems to suggest adjustments or changes to control and manage the input and output better to improve its function and control. This will be important as you develop and grow so that paperwork/cash management does not stop you in your tracks.

We will be alert each year and advise if we identify any tax saving opportunity that you may not have used and/or advise if there are matters that should be addressed to avoid future tax liabilities.

We can act as a sounding board for your ideas..