Yorkshire accountancy, advisory and audit firm Garbutt + Elliott has appointed Laura Masheder as partner. This takes the number of partners in the firm to 13.
Laura has worked for Garbutt + Elliott for more than 16 years, playing an instrumental role in the development of the Audit & Advisory team and helping to secure new clients. Over recent years Laura’s focus has been working in the charities and not-for-profit sector, especially following the acquisition of specialist charity audit firm Ian Pick Up and Co in 2015. In her new role Laura will focus on growing further the Charities team and its Yorkshire client base.
Garbutt + Elliott is one of Yorkshire’s larger independent firms of chartered accountants, auditors and advisors with offices in Leeds and York. Today the firm has 183 staff, including 13 Partners, offering tailored services for individuals and businesses.
Laura Masheder, partner at Garbutt + Elliott said: “I am delighted to be welcomed as a Partner and take this opportunity to make a real difference to the development of the Charities team. I want to build on the success we have recently achieved and establish Garbutt + Elliott as the go to firm for the region’s charities.
“I am passionate about the sector and enjoy its challenges and diversity. By working closely with our clients, we help them to meet their legal and regulatory obligations, offering practical and pragmatic advice. I am looking forward to contributing to the future success of the firm.”
Russell Turner, managing partner at Garbutt + Elliott, said: “Laura is a great addition to our team of Partners and her promotion is well deserved. Laura and the Charities team have worked hard to build and establish a strong reputation within the Yorkshire region as charity specialists, and as a result we now work with many high-profile charities and not for profit organisations.
“Laura’s appointment underlines our strong commitment to building a first class Charities team, as well as our continued investment in the development of our people and recognising their success.”