Barnsley accountants expand with two new appointments

24 May 2017

Barnsley-based Gibson Booth Ltd has strengthened its accountancy and tax departments with two new appointments.

Helen Needham has joined Gibson Booth as accounts senior from a Sheffield-based accountancy firm and Anne Cook has been appointed as a tax senior, after working at an accountancy practice in West Yorkshire.

Helen holds a degree in mathematics and finance and is working towards the ACCA qualification to become a chartered accountant. In her new role, she will prepare accounts for Gibson Booth’s sole traders, partnerships and limited companies.

Anne will be responsible for looking after a portfolio of personal tax clients, bringing a wealth of experience to help them proactively manage their tax affairs.

The latest appointments take Gibson Booth’s total workforce to 32, as it looks to grow its accountancy, audit and tax services across the region.

Managing director of Gibson Booth, Robert Watson, said: “I am delighted to welcome Helen and Anne to the team who both bring with them a wealth of experience and I’m sure will be fantastic additions to our growing team.”

Helen Needham said: “I was impressed by the firm’s high levels of client service and the close relationships it has built over the years. The directors have a clear vision and direction for Gibson Booth and it is clear that the team shares the same passion for developing the business. I’m really looking forward to being part of that.”

Gibson Booth, based on Victoria Road in Barnsley town centre, offers accounts, audit, tax planning; together with specialisms including VAT, payroll, capital taxes, research and development advices, corporate finance and wealth management.

Notes to editor

Attached photograph shows Anne Cook (left), Robert Watson and Helen Needham.

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