News about our recent staff promotions

A group of six members of staff have been promoted to new positions across a number of departments.

Anthony Main has been promoted to Director of Business and Personal Tax Planning.  He takes the position after 10 years with the firm where he has built up a particular specialism advising self-employed business people, professional partnerships and high net worth individuals.

Stephen Callaghan and Jon Routledge have both been promoted to become Senior Managers.  Stephen, who has also been with the firm for a decade, works primarily with SMEs providing management accounting information and year-end statutory accounts.  He also holds a supervisory role within the firm’s training department for ICAEW, ACCA and AAT students.

Jon, a Chartered Accountant and Chartered Tax Adviser, joined Ryecroft Glenton from Newcastle University in 2007 and works for corporate clients in a range of business sectors including property and manufacturing.

Michael Parry has been promoted to the position of Manager within the firm’s Business & Assurance Services department.  Another Newcastle University graduate, Michael joined Ryecroft Glenton in 2009 and primarily works for corporate clients providing accounting, audit and taxation advice.

Promotions have also been made within Portland Financial Management, which provides wealth management and independent financial planning services. Heather Beresford, a qualified financial adviser, has been promoted to Pensions Director, reflecting her highly regarded expertise in the provision of pensions advice.  Sarah-Jane Miller, who provides technical support to the firm’s financial advisers, has been promoted to Paraplanner.

Chris Robson, Managing Partner, said: “We are very proud to be able confirm these promotions.  Encouraging career progression within the practice is an essential part of our strategy to maintain high levels of service to our clients.

We are always keen to promote from within whenever possible to complement our ability to attract exceptional new recruits to the firm, which creates a strong blend of talented and highly knowledgeable individuals to support our clients’ businesses and personal financial management.”