Accountancy & Banking

Published: November 21, 2019 | Updated: November 21, 2019

Eight new recruits join expanding chartered accountancy firm in response to extra work

Matt Trowbridge, Jake Walsh, Joseph Foard, Back right to left Henry Shirley, Alicia Greenfield, Jordan Arthur, Charles Collins, Samuel Parkes. Picture: Kate Shaw, KTPR.
By Andrew Diprose, editor

A continuing flow of new work has led to the expansion of a national accountancy firm’s Bournemouth office with the arrival of eight recruits.

The new team members will work across all areas of the business at Saffery Champness Chartered Accountants.

They are Jordan Arthur (personal tax senior), Charles Collins (audit trainee), Joseph Foard (accounts senior), Alicia Greenfield (accounts senior), Samuel Parkes (audit senior), Henry Shirley (personal tax trainee), Matt Trowbridge (accounts senior) and Jake Walsh (personal tax trainee).

Nick Fernyhough, Partner and Head of Office, said: “It is great to be able to continue to grow the business in Dorset and provide top quality opportunities for local professionals to further their careers in a firm that focuses on developing individuals so they can fully achieve their potential.

“This new round of recruitment continues to build the team in the office that was recently strengthened by the arrival of Jamie Lane as a new partner.

“The firm always looks for top quality local people to ensure that we provide the highest quality of advice and service to our clients.”

Saffery Champness LLP is the 12th largest firm of chartered accountants in the UK (by fee income).

Its seven core areas of business are private wealth, entrepreneurs, land and estates, not-for-profit, sports and entertainment, international, professional and consultancy businesses.

The firm has 83 partners and more than 700 staff across nine UK offices.

It also has offices in Dubai, Dublin, Guernsey, Geneva and Zurich and is a member of Nexia International, a global network of over 250 independent accounting and consulting firms, spanning 115 countries.