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Leading accountancy firm continues its development of the next generation with seven new appointments

South West-based chartered accountants, tax consultants and financial planners Albert Goodman have welcomed seven new trainees as part of its ambitious growth plans and ongoing commitment in the investment of its workforce.

Emma Cowie, Jacob Ellison, Joe Gibbs, Megan Herriot, Ellis Hillman, Lindsey Johnson and Rhys Tottle join the firm’s Tax, Audit, Business Services and Farms & Estates teams. Its newest recruits will embark on a three-year training programme, gaining invaluable on-the-job training whilst studying towards their professional qualifications with the support of other trainees, a line manager and a dedicated training partner.

Named as the number three best accountancy practice to work for in the UK in the Best Companies 2021 list, as well as one of the top 50 best companies to work for in the South West, these seven new appointments highlights the firm’s commitment to investing in the future of its workforce, to develop the partners and business leaders of the future. A number of its senior managers and partners started their careers in the firm and have remained with them throughout their whole working life.

Sophie Parkhouse, Partner at Albert Goodman, said: “We are pleased to be welcoming another strong group of people in to our business this summer, demonstrating our success in growing our own talent as last year’s intake have already progressed in their roles. I am very much look forward to working with each individual over the coming weeks and paving out their tailored career paths with a view to them becoming the future partners of the business!”

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