Moore and Smalley hires 11 new trainees

Moore and Smalley has recruited 11 new trainees across its regional offices.

The 2016 intake represents a significant investment in the future of the top 50 UK accountancy practice, which last year announced record financial results and opened new regional hubs in Manchester and Liverpool.

The firm already has well established offices in Preston, Blackpool, Lancaster, Kendal, Southport and Nottingham and has around 280 staff.

Graham Gordon, managing partner of Moore and Smalley, said: “We want to be recognised as one of the leading business advisory firms in the UK. We’ll do this by continuing to invest in our people at all levels of the organisation.

“We’ve been doing lots of work behind the scenes to ensure we can attract the best financial talent, particularly at entry level to the profession. Our new trainees all bring new thinking and qualities to Moore and Smalley. It’s a pleasure to welcome them to the firm. We look forward to seeing them flourish with us.”

The firm’s new AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) trainees are Daniel Scott, Matthew Hodgson, Joshua Sadler, Elliott Jones and three others.

Meanwhile, it’s new ACA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) trainees are Hope Deary, Ellie Farthing and another. Another has also joined the firm as a payroll trainee.

Elliott, Hope, Ellie and another will join the firm’s Preston office. Daniel and another join the team in Kendal, and two others will work in the Lancaster office, while Matthew and Elliott will be based at the Blackpool and Nottingham offices respectively.