Mitchell Charlesworth is charging up its audit and accounts division with the appointment and promotion of specialist staff.
Newly appointed Ramon McKenna, 31, will take up his role as manager in the Liverpool based Audit and Accounts team, whilst Louise Casey has been promoted to manager within the team.
Mr McKenna started his career at Bootle-based accountancy practice SB & P as an apprentice, where he achieved an Association of Accounting Technician qualification (AAT), and progressed to assistant manager level. Mr McKenna, who is now a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, joins Mitchell Charlesworth as manager.
“My role will involve auditing accounts on a diverse client portfolio as well as helping clients plan for their future,” said Mr McKenna. “One of the reasons I joined Mitchell Charlesworth is that I believe the firm will offer me very good future career development. It’s has a vibrant and dynamic working environment and I was drawn to the firm due to its excellent reputation as one of the region’s leading accountancy practices and business advisors.”
Louise Casey graduated from Liverpool John Moores University with a degree in Business and Marketing before joining an international banking company.
She started her accountancy career at Saffery Champness based in their Manchester office, prior to joining Mitchell Charlesworth in 2012 where she subsequently completed her training to become ACA qualified (Associate of The Institute of Chartered Accountants). Louise manages a wide range of audits within the Liverpool office portfolio, including a variety of not-for-profit entities and manufacturing companies.
“I’m thrilled to have been promoted to this managerial role,” said Ms Casey. “I’ve been able to develop my skills rapidly at Mitchell Charlesworth and the extra responsibilities have allowed me to thrive. From the start, the job has been very hands-on which has lead to a great working relationship with my client base, who I feel strongly invested in and passionate about their success. Additionally, the partners at Mitchell Charlesworth have really helped me in my career development and I see a long term future for myself here.”
Mitchell Charlesworth managing partner Paul Wainwright said the staff developments are part of a broader “2020” Vision plan to drive turnover to £10m and become the top SME (small and medium sized enterprise) advisor in North West England.
“We are undergoing a strong period of growth at Mitchell Charlesworth with a series of new appointments and promotions,” said Mr Wainwright.
“We recognise that the strength, effectiveness and commitment of our team is key to maintaining a strong competitive edge in the market place. The quality of our staff allow us to deliver greater value for money for our clients in terms of range and depth of specialist advice compared to other regional accountancy practices.”