Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Dodd and Co has promoted six of its staff to management positions.
At its Carlisle office, Laura Jackson and Robert Nordon have been promoted to accounts department managers, whilst Suzanne Armstrong takes up the role of client manager specialising in cloud accounting. Jo Coleby has also been appointed as its the firm’s technical VAT manager.
Jackson and Nordon will be helping to manage the accounts teams within the firm and will take active roles in the training, development and recruitment of staff, including the regular intake of apprentices that join Dodds each year.
Nordon said: “The accounts team here has a great mix of youth and experience and there is a real team culture where everyone helps everyone. There are so many opportunities for staff and I’m really excited to be able to be a part of that.”
Armstrong joined Dodd and Co after graduating from Manchester University with a maths degree. She then did her chartered exams with the firm and over the last few years has been heavily involved with the development and implementation of cloud technologies for clients.
Additionally, Gregg Smith has been promoted to a healthcare manager and Becki Higgins has been appointed as support manager at the firm’s Penrith office.
Smith said: “The ever-changing nature of NHS contracts makes it challenging but enjoyable. I’m looking forward to being more involved with clients on a day to day basis and working with them to help ensure they are as efficient as possible.”
Alison Johnston, staff partner at Dodd and Co, added: “We are absolutely delighted to announce these internal promotions, it’s superb to have such a strong and established team here at Dodd and Co and brilliant to see staff achieve the progression they deserve as recognition of all their hard work and commitment.
“We are really proud to be able to offer opportunities for development to all staff across our wide range of disciplines whether this be accounts, tax, support services, technology, IT or whatever else it may be.”