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Triple hire for Alexander Knight & Co following new client wins

Alexander Knight & Co accountants appoint three new recruits to join its growing team

We are delighted to have expanded our team with the appointment of three new colleagues in preparation for further growth in 2022.

Danielle Cresswell, Alastair Tough and Paul Dunn have joined the Alexander Knight & Co team as we also add three new businesses to our entrepreneurial client base.

Selwyns Travel Limited, Lumenpulse UK Limited and Think Hire Limited, have all selected our practice as auditors.

Bringing a wealth of experience from her time working at accountancy practices across the North West region, Danielle Cresswell will provide hands-on support to clients in the role of Manager.

Alastair Tough recently graduated from the University of Warwick and has chosen to take the first steps of his accountancy career with Alexander Knight & Co joining as an Assistant Accountant after relocating from Nottingham.

Paul Dunn joins as Senior Accountant where he will be advising clients on statutory reporting, management accounts and audit.

Murray Patt, founder of Alexander Knight & Co, said:

“We are delighted to welcome our latest three recruits to the team and as we enter the exciting next stage of growth as a business. 2022 is going to be an important year for entrepreneurs as they recover their business from the effects of the pandemic and they look to surround themselves with new and proactive professional advisors to support them on their journey.

“We are delighted to welcome Selwyns Travel, Lumepulse UK and Think Hire as new clients of our practice and we are looking forward to supporting them as they implement their business plans and growth strategies over the coming months and years.”

Paul, Danielle and Alastair have joined our team.

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Growth at Alexander Knight & Co as team expands

We are thrilled to announce that Danielle Cresswell and Alastair Tough have joined the Alexander Knight & Co team.

Bringing a wealth of experience from her time working at accountancy practices across the region, Danielle will provide hands-on support in the role of Manager. In her spare time, you will find Danielle either walking her beloved Shih Tzu, Ty, or cheering on top tier rugby league club, St Helens.

Alastair recently graduated from the University of Warwick and has chosen to take the first steps of his accountancy career with us. Joining as an Assistant Accountant, Alastair recently relocated from Nottingham to be part of the Alexander Knight & Co team and we are so pleased to have him.

Murray Patt, founder of Alexander Knight & Co, said:

“We are delighted to welcome Danielle and Alastair to our team. It’s fantastic to have them on board as we enter the exciting next stage of growth as a business.”

Welcome to the Alexander Knight & Co team, Danielle and Alastair!

 

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Are you a Newly Qualified Accountant? Join our team!

Newly Qualified Accountant Jobs Manchester

Newly Qualified Accountant

Since launching Alexander Knight & Co in 2012, we have developed a reputation for being the “accountants for entrepreneurs” & our client base includes some of the leading private (and publicly- listed) businesses in the UK & Europe.

We are now looking for an Newly Qualified Accountant to join our fast growing team in 2022. This is a senior position within our team, ideally suited to you if you are professional looking to fast track your career to management level & beyond with your next career move.

The multi-disciplinary structure at Alexander Knight & Co means that this role is flexible and we are happy to tailor it to meet your skills and career aspirations if you’re the successful candidate. Initially, we see the role as focusing on audit and accounts but it will certainly evolve over time.

Essentially the role involves:

– Working proactively in the best interests of our clients & delivering a high quality audit & compliance service.
– Working both independently and in collaboration with other members of the team.
– Reporting directly to senior colleagues, including the founder of Alexander Knight & Co

Specifically, you should have confidence in your ability to:

– Plan and lead on complex audits – both remotely and on-site ✅
– Coordinate across different disciplines within the Alexander Knight & Co team ✅
– Deliver complex assignments through to completion ✅
– Prepare and report on group consolidated accounts both in FRS & IFRS ✅
– Liaise with overseas parent company auditors & advisers ✅
– Share knowledge across the wider audit and tax teams ✅
– Oversee the “onboarding” of new clients ✅
– Recommend positive courses of action for our clients to support them to grow their business & meet their compliance objectives ✅
– Act as a role model for junior members of staff, helping to develop their own skill sets and supporting them to deliver audit assignments professionally, on time and on budget ✅

Prospects

  • Full support for achieving your own career ambitions ✅
  • Flexible working benefits ✅
  • Market-leading salary according to experience ✅

About Us
We are a modern, progressive and forward-thinking accountancy practice & are always looking to develop our practice to best suit the needs of our brilliant team & incredible, loyal clients. A boutique-style firm (ie focusing on advice for owner managers & experienced entrepreneurs), we have developed a reputation as a specialist in working at board level alongside our owner-managed clients.

Largely located in the North West of England (including international clients with UK subsidiaries based in the region), our client base has grown substantially during the past twelve months – thanks to our good reputation for delivering high quality work & having a friendly, proactive approach to accountancy.

We are well connected as a practice & we have excellent professional relationships with other professional advisors, including law firms, financial advisors & banks who recommend clients to us on a regular basis.

We are also active members of MGI Worldwide – one of the world’s largest accounting networks – which enables our team to be universally connected & enjoy working relationships with other members across the globe.

We are based at our own Grade A office in Hale village (Hale Road). We are proud of our modern, vibrant premises & feel that this investment in our surroundings helps to promote a positive & professional culture for our clients & staff & other professional contacts in Cheshire & Greater Manchester who we work with regularly.

We offer a supportive & flexible approach for all our colleagues. Currently we are operating on a “hybrid” basis – a sensible mix of home-working & office-based working which is an agile approach appreciated by our staff & clients. It also enables our team to manage their own work-life balance & support their families during these times. Having been impressed by the success of this, we are passionate about retaining this culture into 2022 & beyond.

To apply for this role please email your CV and a covering letter to Alison Spier.

In addition, if you would like a confidential chat about your current position and to see if this next step is suitable please call Alison Spier in confidence on (0161) 980 8788.

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Say hello to Mary Page

Mary Page joins Alexander Knight & Co

We’re delighted to announce the expansion of our team with the recruitment of Mary Page as assistant accountant today.

Mary, who hails from Middlewich in Cheshire, joins us at a time of impressive growth as new clients continue to be referred to our practice. We’ll announce news of more new clients signing up to Alexander Knight & Co soon. 

With the increase in the number of clients we’ve won so far this year it is important to make sure our back office operation is up to strength so we can continue to deliver for our clients.

We’re pleased to welcome Mary Page to the team as assistant accountant. Mary brings with her a great attitude, exceptional skillset and she will be a great asset as we continue to grow our client base of entrepreneurs.

Mary Page, assistant accountant at Alexander Knight & Co, said:

I’m delighted to join Alexander Knight & Co at such an exciting time. I’m looking forward to working in the newly expanded office space and making a positive contribution to our clients and the practice.

Welcome to our team Mary!