Accountancy firm unveils 10 senior appointments

Accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth which operates in Liverpool, Chester, Widnes and Manchester reveals 10 senior appointments

Mitchell Charlesworth
From left, Alex Jones, Lisa Thompson, Jordan Hayes, Louise Wilkins, Arron Hodder and Andy Foulkes


North West accountancy firm Mitchell Charlesworth has made a number of senior appointments to its audit and accounts, tax, outsourcing and insurance teams.

Managers Reece Sutcliffe and Alex Young have been appointed to develop the firm’s outsourcing services. These include systems automation, management reporting, VAT returns and bookkeeping.

Sarah Guppy has rejoined the Liverpool audit and accounts team as a manager after spending three years working in industry. Sarah trained at PwC while studying accounting studies at Newcastle University.She first joined Mitchell Charlesworth in 2013 on completion of her degree course.

Jordan Hayes has been appointed as an audit and accounts manager in the Widnes office. He started his accounting career by working in practice in 2013 and obtained his AAT qualification in 2015 which was followed by the ACA qualification in 2018.

Manager Louise Wilkins has also joined the accounts team in the firm’s Widnes office. She has more than 20 years’ experience in advising small and medium sized businesses in all financial and accounting matters.

Lisa Thompson has been appointed as a tax manager in the Widnes office and deals with both personal and corporate tax, carrying out a mixture of compliance and advisory work. She has 18 years’ experience of working in practice for SME accountancy firms.

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Arron Hodder has also joined the Widnes office as a tax advisor. He has 19 years’ experience in personal and corporation tax. In his new role, he mainly deals with personal tax, carrying out a mixture of compliance and advisory work.


Mitchell Charlesworth
From left, Alex Young, Alison Lavelle, Reece Sutcliffe, Sarah Guppy and Stephen Laffan


The firm has also welcomed account director Alex Jones to its insurance team. Alex has more than six years’ experience in the insurance industry having previously worked for leading UK brokers.

Mitchell Charlesworth has also made two promotions. Stephen Laffan has been promoted to manager. He  has spent his entire 35-year career within the accounting and finance industry.

Andy Foulkes has been promoted to assistant manager. He started his accountancy career in 2010 working at a specialist contractor accountants. He completed his AAT and ACCA qualifications and qualified as an accountant in 2019.

Mitchell Charlesworth partner Alison Lavelle, said: “As this latest round of appointments and promotions shows, we are continually investing in the brightest talent that enables us to deliver the highest-quality service to our clients.”

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