Accountancy firm Clive Ownen, which has offices in Darlington, Durham and York, has announced the appointment of Ian Jarvis as partner.
Jarvis joined the firm in 2015 has created a specialist, which utilises technology to enable
businesses to increase efficiency and reduce cost. He has developed Clive Owen managed services from a start up department to a nine-strong team, covering its three offices.
He graduated from Leeds University with a BSc in industrial computing and worked initially in software and database development. He later studied accountancy and became a chartered accountant in 2010. Since then he has gained experience in all aspects of owner-managed business accounting.
Jarvis specialises in reviewing clients’ current financial operating systems and providing cost-effective reporting systems.
He said: “I’m proud to become a partner, and of the team I have developed at Clive Owen and the innovative solutions we provide for the firm’s clients. It’s been so satisfying to have been able to create new jobs for the region whilst helping SME businesses.”
Tony Luckett, managing partner at Clive Owen added: “Ian is a great asset to the firm. His varied skill set has enabled him to develop and grow the managed services department, which in turn allows the firm to offer a unique and innovative service to meet our clients’ evolving needs.”
“I am delighted for him and pleased to welcome him as a partner.”