Symon Barkway FCCA


Small Business and Technical Director

Symon is a Fellow member of the Association of Certified Chartered Accountants who also holds an honours degree in Accounting and Finance, obtained from the University of Kent.

He qualified in 2006 having joined Kreston Reeves immediately after graduating and has gained experience in a number of areas prior to joining Williams Giles in July 2012.

Symon has a wide range of experience covering Statutory Audit, Internal Audit, Accountancy, Personal and Corporate taxation and VAT together with general business advice and assistance. Whilst working in practice since 2000, he has also undertaken a number of secondment assignments ranging in duration from two weeks to nine months. These assignments have given him the experience of working closely with clients in their own organisations providing accountancy support, assisting with statutory compliance, assessing their internal controls and providing assistance with management reporting.

Whist undertaking these roles, Symon has worked with a vast range of clients including the construction industry, hoteliers, retailers, film and media companies, and a range of other sole traders, limited companies and partnerships.

Symon has assisted a number of clients with business start-ups and enjoys assisting clients from day one and helping them to grow their businesses and achieve their business goals.

In his spare time, Symon enjoys dining out and visiting friends and family. Outside of this, Symon has a young baby daughter who seems to occupy any otherwise “spare” time!

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