Each year Brealey Foster & Co take one or two students as interns from Sheffield Hallam from the BA (Hons) Accounting & Finance program for a years work experience to learn about Management and Accounts and act as Tax Assistants and Accountants responsible for a portfolio of clients from all walks of life from entrepreneurs, professionals, company directors, traders, to private individuals and landed estates. 

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An example of one years student experience
Brealey Foster is a local Accountancy Practice where I was solely responsible for the preparation of 306 Personal, Partnership & Limited Companies tax returns, working directly with clients and reporting to the Office Manager. I was also responsible for covering Peter Brealey in his absence abroad and in London, totalling 40% of the year and personally assisting with his and his clients projects.

- 306 Tax Returns
- Spreadsheet Analysis
- Interview & Training candidates
- Quarry Income Analysis over 14 years
- Continuous Client contact
- Research new tax changes
- React to clients' needs/problems
- Company Valuation Report

Accountancy software used:

- IRIS Personal Tax | IRIS Business Tax | IRIS Accounts Production | IRIS OpenAudit
- Sage 50 Payroll | Sage 50 Accounts | Sage One Accountants Edition | Sage Final Accounts

This year we had this particular Project Work: IAS29 Account Restatements
Working with international KPMG correspondent firm, AEBB, using cloud based Audit software I provided Account Restatements for multi-billion dollar clients, including a bank, operating in hyperinflationary economies.

- Creating an 8 page IAS29 Spreadsheet
- Posting Clients Trial Balances to IRIS
- Custom IRIS Chart of Accounts
- Financial Statement Production
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