About Us

The Principals

James Smith, ATT, CTA

James Smith is a member of the Chartered Institute of Taxation and heads up Parousia. He has worked within the taxation field for some 40 years. James has since advised on all areas within the taxation arena, and he has particular skills in the fields of Estate & IHT planning, Tax Investigations and negotiating with HMRC. James is also reviewing the potential for AI as a tool in the taxation consultancy field.

Paula Payen – Practice Manager

Paula is an Executive Assistant to the directors together with responsibility for corporate compliance, ‘family office’ services to International and UK clients, including assisting with client banking arrangements. Formation of new companies and all related compliance and registrations.

Sandra Simmons ATT (Fellow)

Sandra is a Fellow of the Association of Taxation Technicians and has worked alongside Vickram for many years. Sandra’s expertise comprises in particular High Net Worth (HNW) individuals, and advising on the tax ramifications of UK immigration and emigration. Sandra manages a small team of experienced individuals including the preparation of annual Tax Returns and tax-reporting in general.

Vickram Poran FCCA, FAIA

Vickram is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also a Fellow of the Association of International Accountants. He has worked within the accountancy and taxation fields for many years. He advises in all areas within the taxation arena, and he has particular skills in tax investigations and negotiating with HMRC, and UK Visa related structures.

Paul Greenfield FCCA

Paul is a qualified accountant and registered auditor with extensive international experience in both corporate and personal tax including non-dom remittance basis compliance, forensic accounting, and fraud investigations/client support as well as complex VAT issues. In addition, Paul is highly experienced in all aspects of UK and international accounting compliance matters.

Sergey Vorobyev - Business Development Manager

Sergey's career in professional services spans over 30 years, including key accounts management and extensive international networking through corporate, entrepreneurial, and personal leadership advisory. He is a Harvard Business School Alumnus and an Eisenhower Fellow.

Contact Paula Payen - PaulaPayen@parousia-accounting.com

Parousia Limited
Airport House
Purley Way
Phone: 020 8668 4637

Registered Office address:  Camburgh House, 27 New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent, CT1 3DN




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