Accountancy firm Baker Tilly has expanded its team in Yorkshire with the appointment of 20 new trainees for its Leeds and Hull offices.
The group of graduate and school leaver trainees will be working across the firm’s tax, audit, corporate finance, and accounting and financial reporting practices assisting clients from across the region.
In Leeds, Adam Smalley, William Frazer, and Dan Horner will join the accounting and financial reporting team, Amy Shooter, Daniel Agar, Joseph Walker, Laura Jarman, William Murray, Emma Bolton, Leanne Hamflett, Ashleigh Dalton, Connor Pattison and Craig Bell all join the audit group, Oliver Currie will work in corporate finance while Robert Harris, Ed Davison, Sam Headey and Cameron Newby join the tax faculty. John Auld and Samuel Welburn will both become members of the Hull office’s audit team.
Kevin O’Connor, regional managing partner for Baker Tilly Yorkshire and the North East said: ‘‘It is fantastic that we’ve taken on so many new starters at our Leeds and Hull offices this year. These trainees are the future of the firm and it is important that we continue to invest in the best talent that the region has to offer.’
The new recruits will start their Baker Tilly careers on an intensive training course and will continue to study towards their professional qualifications including Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT), Associate Chartered Accountants (ACA) and ATT and CTA certificates. All the permanent trainees are expected to become fully qualified within the next five years.