Karl Hobbins FCCA 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. He joined CFW Accountants in 2011 as an Accounts and Audit Senior. Following being promoted to Accounts and Audit Manager, Karl was appointed as an Associate Partner in 2019 and Partner in 2022.
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, providing tax advice, helping manage day-to-day challenges and offering 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 and all aspects of IT software for accounts (including Xero, Sage, Quickbooks, Freeagent, Kashflow).