North West accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth has strengthened its audit and accounts team with four key promotions and a new appointment.
Louise Casey, Ramon McKenna and Heather Townsend have all been promoted to associate, Amy Taylor has been promoted to manager and John Davies has joined the team as a manager.
Louise Casey graduated with a degree in business and marketing, and then worked for an international bank before moving into accountancy 10 years ago. Louise subsequently became ACA qualified, and manages a wide range of large, small and medium sized clients within the Liverpool office portfolio, including a variety of not-for-profit entities and manufacturing companies. She works with the audit compliance partner, managing the audit function across the practice.
Ramon McKenna qualified as a certified accountant in 2008, joining Mitchell Charlesworth’s Liverpool office in March 2016. He has more than 18 years of experience of working with a wide range of small and medium sized companies and has specialist knowledge of group accounts and solicitors’ accounts rules.
Heather Townsend started her career in accountancy with Mitchell Charlesworth in 2007 and qualified as a chartered accountant with the support of the firm. Based in the firm’s Chester office, she advises companies across a wide range of sectors, in particular within the manufacturing and construction industries. She also specialises in the legal sector, performing compliance audits for solicitor clients and other client money regulated clients.
Amy Taylor joined Mitchell Charlesworth in 2011, qualifying as a chartered accountant in 2017, and is a manager within the audit and accounts team at the firm’s Widnes office. Amy provides audit and accounts services to a mixed portfolio of businesses in addition to delivering cloud software and digitalisation support and training.
The firm has also welcomed a new member of staff with the appointment of John Davies.
John started his career in accountancy in 2001, initially working in industry before moving into practice in 2003. He is qualified as a chartered certified accountant and based in the firm’s Widnes office, John has specialist knowledge of auditing, accounting and taxation procedures and also provides cloud software support and training. He manages a varied portfolio of clients, ranging from sole traders and partnerships to small and medium sized enterprises. John has experience of advising businesses across a wide range of sectors including manufacturing, property, construction, transport and logistics, hotel and leisure and academies.
Commenting on John’s appointment, Paul added: “John brings a wealth of knowledge and experience and will play a key role in delivering audit and accounts services to our client base in Widnes.”