Moore Kingston Smith LLP has announced the appointment of Melanie Reed as tax partner, with her role already effective from 1 March.
Reed has spent most of her career at ‘top 10 accountancy firms’, including most recently as head of corporate tax. She has over 25 years experience in “advising entrepreneurial businesses and their shareholders”.
According to the firm, Reed is “adept at advising venture capital backed business and AIM listed businesses” as well as fast growth companies with a particular focus on property businesses.
Maureen Penfold, managing partner at Moore Kingston Smith, said: “I’m very pleased to welcome Melanie to the firm as we continue to grow and further expand our tax offering to clients.
“Her extensive and proven proficiency in understanding and guiding clients to achieve their goals is an ideal fit for our ongoing focus on providing an excellent service to all our clients.”
Reed added: “I am delighted to be joining Moore Kingston Smith, particularly at this time of significant growth in the area of tax within the profession.
“The vision that the firm has for personal client relationships, and its focus on helping clients navigate the complex world of tax, complements my own aspirations. I am excited to apply my technical knowledge and experience of understanding tax nuances to help Moore Kingston Smith clients thrive.”