Meet your team

Meet your inspiring team

It is our job to make a real difference to you, your business and your community, and integrate ourselves into your everyday business activities.

Meet your team that is committed to helping you take care of your numbers and use them go beyond the challenges you’re facing in your business.

 


Waheed Rehman

Waheed Rehman

Managing Director

Waheed has a wealth of experience and expertise to offer, and is passionate about helping clients realise their full business potential. With specialist knowledge in many sectors, he has advised clients on how to achieve the maximum return from their business, as well as helping professionals to build a successful practice that they are proud of.

Suteh Fatajo

Suteh Fatajo

Client Manager

As Client Manager, Suteh acts as contact point for all issues ranging from accounts, tax and company secretarial to payroll. Suteh also brings his knowledge with our internal operational systems to achieve standardisation of client service delivery as much as possible, believing this approach guarantees a high standard experience for all of our clients.

Aqib Hanif

Aqib Hanif

Head of Payroll

Aqib has spent 5 years working in our payroll department, having started as an apprentice in the firm. With a passion for delivering great customer service with leading technology, Aqib is responsible for ensuring that our clients are up-to-date with new legislation as well as updating them on any impact it may have on their business.

Leiarnah Richards

Leiarnah Richards

Trainee Accountant

Leiarnah is constantly interacting with our clients, helping build trust with them and answer any queries. At the same time, she is often found assisting with client accounts, all whilst studying towards her AAT Level 3 qualification. Once completed, Leiarnah aims to complete the Level 4 qualification afterwards.

Saba Bibi

Saba Bibi

Client Coordinator

Saba’s role involves answering client queries and always being friendly, which is fuelled by her enthusiasm for helping others. Her energy can liven up even the sleepiest of work mates. She always has the biggest smile to greet people with that always makes them feel welcome; it’s a good job too as she is the first face you will see!

 

Ana Iliescu

Ana Iliescu

Client Manager

Ana spends her time at AWR putting herself in clients shoes, in order to give them the support and assistance they need in growing their business. With over 10 years of experience in accountancy, (originally in Romania!), Ana also works on our client accounts, VAT returns and tax returns.

Hamza Iqbal

Hamza Iqbal

Accounting Technician

Hamza is rapidly developing his accounting career, having completed his AAT Apprentice course and AAT Level 3 after leaving school. Currently studying towards his Accounting and Finance degree at the University of Derby, Hamza applies his specialist knowledge when supporting the Accounts Preparation and Payroll team, as well as answering client queries.

Sameer Akhtar

Sameer Akhtar

Client Manager

As a Xero certified member of the team, Sameer helps our clients get set up with their cloud accounting. At the same time, he works to ensure our clients are aware of what information to provide to us as well as providing updates about the process of their work. He can also be found supporting the accounts team in completing year-end accounts.

Subhan Rehman

Subhan Rehman

AAT Apprentice

As a trainee, Subhan supports the accounts team by ensuring that all data is accurately recorded and deadlines are met. He also covers reception duties by meeting clients face to face and answering telephone calls. Subhan is currently studying for his AAT after leaving secondary school in 2017.

Alan Walters

Alan Walters

Funding Consultant

Alan has had a lengthy career across many different financial roles. In 2003, after working for an accountancy firm and previously for NatWest Bank, he became a self-employed consultant, specialising in the production of business plans and financial forecasts. It is here Alan lends his skills to AWR, helping provide support to our clients to help them secure the finance they needs.