A north-east accountancy firm has strengthened its team by recruiting a new manager and promoting two members of staff to senior roles.
James Milne has recruited Barry Brander to the position of tax manager in its Aberdeen office. Lauren Thompson, who has been with the firm for 12 years, has been promoted to associate and her role as manager has been filled by Ellen Smith.
James Milne has a team of 35 staff and partners across its offices in Aberdeen, Banchory and Inverurie who provide accountancy, taxation and business services to a range of business and personal clients.
Graham Bridgeford, managing partner at James Milne, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Barry to the team at James Milne and look forward to working with him on the firm’s continued growth and success.
“It is also hugely pleasing to be able to promote talent from within the firm to more senior roles. Lauren and Ellen deserve the opportunity to take the next step in their careers and we are proud to be able to offer them both that chance here at James Milne.
“These appointments help to further strengthen our team which is highly regarded by our clients across the north-east of Scotland and beyond for their high-quality service.”
James Milne serves both personal and business clients across a diverse range of industries, from the Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire staples of oil and gas and agriculture through to retail, hospitality, fishing, haulage, trades, construction and many more.
It also provides support to businesses and are regularly contacted by people who are looking to start their own company and require advice.
The firm’s range of services, includes, accountancy, business taxation, bookkeeping, payroll services and tax planning.
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