Brown Butler, a Leeds accountancy firm, has welcomed Phil Kitchen to its team as a new accounts director.
Kitchen joins the firm with more than 16 years of experience supporting businesses across the Yorkshire area.
The firm said that with skills in accounting, audit, taxation services and general business advice, he will aim to build long-term relationships with both existing and new clients of Brown Butler.
Kitchen said: “Brown Butler is a truly independent firm, with family values, and I am looking forward to being part of such a well-established firm and working closely alongside a team of highly skilled specialists.
“I hope to collaborate with my fellow directors to help the practice grow and develop by attracting and supporting new clients.”
A fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW), Kitchen brings further knowledge and practical experience to the firm’s already strong audit and accounts team.
James White, director and principal at Brown Butler, added: “We are delighted that Phil has decided to join our growing team and we welcome his expertise, experience and passion for accounting.
“With considerable contacts in the region and a real drive to help businesses and their owners, we are sure he will be an excellent addition to our growing team of directors.”