SMH appoints new director to leadership team

Leading Yorkshire and Derbyshire based Chartered Accountants, SMH Group, have appointed ACCA qualified Senior Manager, James Salim to Director at their Sheffield office. James will also be appointed as RI of Sutton McGrath Hartley.

James qualified in 2016 following a number of years with a large regional practice, joining SMH Group as a Client Manager in 2017 before being promoted to Senior Manager in 2023,  and also gained his practising certificate and audit qualification in 2023.

Specialising in Audit and Assurance, James utilises his experience to advise the group’s larger corporate clients, in addition to advising clients across other service offerings including company accounts and taxes, personal tax, and estates and trusts. He also has specialism with charities and the not-for-profit sector and leads this offering in the Sheffield office.

Jonathon Dickens, Group Partner at SMH comments: “As we’ve experienced substantial growth in recent years, and anticipate this trend to persist, it’s crucial to have the right team and infrastructure in place to take us to the next level.

“We have offered James a Director role due of his dedication to providing clients with a first class service, and his impressive work in growing the audit department. James has also done some highly commendable work with charities and the not-for-profit sector.”

James Salim comments: “I’m delighted to become a Director in our Sheffield Office. Since stepping up to become a Senior Manager in 2023 I have really enjoyed the responsibilities this brings, both on the client side and helping out with staff development.

The continued growth of the group has allowed me to develop as an individual, as well as playing a key role in the growth of our audit department in South Yorkshire.”

James’ appointment comes as part of an extensive growth period for SMH Group, having merged with numerous firms across the Yorkshire and Derbyshire regions in recent years.

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