Mazars expands West Mids numbers
Accountancy firm Mazars has taken on 14 staff as it continues to expand in Birmingham.
It pushes office number to almost 130 with recruitment still ongoing. Overall staff numbers have increased by 32 per cent in four years since Mazars moved into the new Birmingham base on Church Street.
Matthew Beaman and Emma Robotham have now joined the firm along with a host of graduate trainees and school leavers.
Beaman, who joins as senior client manager, was formerly head of international pensions at Grant Thornton's employee benefit consultancy. He specialises in UK and international pensions and pensions governance, focusing on employee benefits strategy.
Robotham comes from HM Revenue & Customs where she spent 14 years. She was involved in investigations work including supply chain fraud in areas such as alcohol, mobile phones and labour provisions.
Appointed an assistant manager, she will now help clients facing VAT disputes and penalties.
Mazars also welcomes Zunaid Bakawala, Zahid Khan, Toni Loizou, Louisa Abbey, Thomas Boss, Saira Hussain and Abrar Chowdhury in external audit; Eleanor Taig in the governance, risk and internal controls department; Jonathan Clare and Alexander Rigg in tax; Mille Watling in outsourcing; and Thomas Robbins in the forensic investigation service.
Office managing partner Lee Cartwright said the recruitment reflected "growth across the board".