Karl Hobbins FCCA Associate Partner
Karl began his accountancy career after A levels, working at an independent accountancy firm in Hinckley. He qualified as a Chartered Certified Accountant in 2010, became a Fellow in 2015 and joined CFW Accountants in 2011 as an Accounts and Audit Senior. Promoted to Accounts Manager, progressing to Accounts and Audit Manager, Karl was appointed as an Associate Partner at CFW in 2019.
Karl worked for a time in an owner-managed company, becoming familiar with the day to day challenges of manufacturing products, managing stock and running the business. He has since had considerable experience, working with many small and medium-sized businesses and offers expertise in accounting systems, controls and IT solutions.
Away from the office Karl’s a passionate reader of fiction favouring Thriller, Crime, Science Fiction and Fantasy genres. On the evenings when he doesn’t have a book in his hands, he can often be found at his computer playing games or out with his telescope. Karl enjoys spending his weekends with his nephew and niece, and other family and friends.
Specialities: Audit, accounts, tax for new start-ups and existing businesses, all aspects of IT software for accounts (including Sage, Xero, Kashflow, Quickbooks), Solicitors Accounting Rules and Charity accounts).