Lancashire chartered accountants and business advisers Cassons have added nine new staff to its team as the firm continues to expand.
The new recruits have joined various departments right across the Rossendale-based firm, adding extra support to their respective teams.
Les Nutter, Managing Partner of Cassons said: “We are delighted to welcome so many new faces to the Cassons family. We are delighted to welcome five trainees at A level and graduate level plus four more experienced people. All of our new starters have shown great promise within their respective teams and we look forward to seeing their careers grow and develop as part of the firm.
“These appointments underscore our commitment to developing and nurturing talent.
“Our recruitment drive is continuing. We currently have a number of vacancies in our audit and accounts, tax and business support teams that we are keen to fill and we’d welcome applications.”
Lancaster University graduates Tom Walker from Oswaldtwistle and Scott Booth from Blackburn have both joined the firm’s Accounts and Audit Department as Trainee Chartered Accountants.
Jane Hivey from Oswaldtwistle and Ryan Donnelly from St Helens have joined Cassons Tax team. Jane, who previously worked at RSM joins as a Tax Consultant and Ryan, a graduate of the University of Manchester, joins as a Trainee Chartered Accountant.
Melanie Donegan from Failsworth, and Rebecca Preston from Manchester join the firm’s specialist Bar Department, based at Cassons Manchester offices. The Bar Department specifically deals with barristers’ accounting, taxation and financial needs. Melanie joins as a Personal Tax Assistant and previously worked at KPMG, and Rebecca is an Administrator having previously worked at Bannister Preston Solicitors.
James Brown from Bamber Bridge, joined Cassons straight after his A-Levels at Runshaw College. James takes up the role of Payroll Trainee.
Niamh Scurr from Chorley has joined the Business Support Unit, also following her A Levels, as an Accounts Trainee.
Maria Wren has joined Cassons admin support team. Maria, who lives in Norden, has worked in numerous receptionist roles, including Coates Engineering, Care UK and Cobbetts Solicitors.