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About

Starting a business, growing it and nurturing it, is a real challenge in today’s marketplace.  Let LJD Accounting take the weight off your shoulders by looking after your finances. LJD Accounting is run by Laura Davies, who has 16+ years of accountancy experience in both private and public sectors.  She has also set up and run a thriving construction business and her entrepreneurial spirit makes her ideal to deliver bespoke accountancy support that will give you peace of mind when it comes to your accounting needs.

Offering an extensive range of personal and professional accountancy services, LJD Accounting will make sure your every need is met through one of our monthly, quarterly and annual packages, or our bespoke package options.

Laura

With Laura, you’ll not only receive everything you need to swiftly and easily navigate the accounting needs of your own business but you’ll be working side by side with someone who truly understands what it takes to run a successful startup. Laura’s strategic approach will make sure you’ve got a solid foundation in place to nurture and grow your business.

With 16 years experience and full CIPFA accreditation, Laura has been responsible for the accounts of a £4.1billion Pension Fund and has held roles as Head of Income and Banking, Project Accountant as well as a number of finance roles in the Public Sector.

“With so many things to think about when you’re running your own business it’s really important to feel like you’ve got someone looking out for you.” says Laura. “Making sure that all your accountancy needs are met – proactively, reliably and diligently – is my main priority, but I also pride myself on being a friendly face who is happy to share all the tips and tricks I’ve learned over the years to help make your business a success”.

Laura has set up and supported a very successful construction company in partnership with her husband and their business partner. Laura is the Finance/Project Manager for Bespoke Living Construction Ltd and carries out a wide range of accounting/professional services for the company (Project management, Financial planning, VAT returns, Construction Scheme Industry returns, Corporation Tax returns, Director Self Assessments, Payroll, Sage bookkeeping).

Laura is a mother of two gorgeous girls with huge personalities.  Studying for CIPFA whilst working and with two very young children took huge amounts of self-discipline and hard work and an incredible support network of family and friends to see it through and pass all exams first time.  She works relentlessly to achieve her goals and demonstrates excellent organisational, leadership management and communication skills.

In managing high performing teams Laura is able to influence, set vision and build strong relationships.  Laura likes to encourage and inspire others and is now doing this through supporting and offering her accounting services to self-employed, small/medium sized businesses and supporting those entrepreneurs out there to achieve their goals taking the stress of accounting away to leave you to get on with what you do best.

Career

  • CIPFA Qualified Accountant – All first time passes
  • Responsible for the accounts of  £4.1 billion pension fund
  • 16 + years financial experience
  • AAT Qualified – All first time passes
  • Finance Manager – Pension Fund Accounting and Reporting, Project Accountant, Head of Income and Banking, various Finance roles.
  • Areas of Finance – Corporate Finance, Adult Services, Environmental Services,  Children’s Services.

Entrepreneur

  • Set up and manage finances for a successful Construction Company
  • Managed employees
  • Set up payroll
  • VAT returns
  • Corporation Tax returns
  • Self-assessment tax returns
  • Quoting/Invoicing
  • Finance/Project Manager Bespoke Living Construction Ltd
  • Construction Scheme Industry monthly returns
  • Motivate and encourage others

Packages

Running your own business comes with a number of pressures. Making sure your accountancy needs are met is key. That’s why we offer a range of packages and bespoke accountancy options that will fit your business perfectly.

However, don’t panic if you do not fit within one of these packages, we are happy to tailor our plans to your accounting needs.

We also offer flexible payment options so you can choose from a monthly, quarterly or annual plan, meaning you can invest in your accountancy needs in the way that best suits your business.

Self Assessment

Self Assessment Tax Return filed, annual consultation & check in meeting

Businesses with a profit of between £1k-£30k & < 3 employees:

Self Assessment Tax Return filed, monthly PAYE, payslips, quarterly check in meetings, sample time sheets.

Business with a profit of £1k-£30k & Turnover > £75k (VAT)

Self Assessment Tax Return filed, monthly, quarterly check in meetings, quarterly VAT return, quarterly newsletter.

Profit £1k-£30k & < 3 employees plus turnover > £75k (VAT)

Self Assessment Tax Return filed, monthly PAYE, Payslips, Quarterly check in meetings, Sample time sheets, Quarterly VAT return, Quarterly newsletter

Ltd Company (VAT Registered) 5 Employees

Monthly PAYE, Monthly CIS return, Payslips, Quarterly VAT return, Quarterly check in meetings, Sample time sheets, Quarterly newsletter

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Contact

As well as offering a range of packages, we also work with our clients to tailor-make accountancy solutions that fit their business and personal needs so please feel free to get in touch and we can discuss your requirements further.

07717 826 127