Accountants, business and financial advisers, the Armstrong Watson team in Leeds celebrates a year of “exceptional growth” marked by the recruitment of 100e colleague to join the company.
This is senior tax manager Jamie Kelly, who has joined the firm from its South Parade office.
Despite a challenging 12 months, the Leeds team saw a 20% increase in year-over-year revenue growth from 2021 to 2022, and significant increases in service lines including audit, accounting, corporate finance, taxation, forensic accounting and financial planning. and wealth management.
This success is reflected in recent investments in the team, whose downtown base underwent a transformation last year to accommodate the growing business and meet recruitment demands.
The firm is continuing its growth plans within the Leeds office, with new recruitment opportunities across its service lines. This follows the long-standing acquisition of Yorkshire Chartered Accountants, Grants, in February, and Volans, Leach & Schofield in June 2021.
Matt Osbourne, Senior Partner in Armstrong Watson’s Leeds office, said: “I am extremely proud of what the Leeds team continues to achieve through organic growth, successfully combined with experienced hires, and our commitment to training through our graduate and apprentice recruitment programs.
“Why I believe we continue to do well is that we don’t just make sure legal requirements are met, but we provide the preparation and guidance clients need to embrace their next big event. business, whether it is an expansion, investment, refinancing or sale transaction.
“The secret is our understanding of our market of privately-owned, family-owned and owner-managed businesses offering the expertise and experience of the biggest corporations, while maintaining a personal, collaborative and responsive approach.”