A Hull-based accountancy firm has strengthened its audit capability with the appointment of a new partner.
Pete Adams has joined Smailes Goldie Group accountancy firm to bring additional audit expertise, with a particular focus on clients in the food manufacturing sector.
Prior to joining Smailes Goldie Group earlier this month, Pete led the regional assurance and audit practice of his previous firm for six years.
On his appointment, Adams said: “Smailes Goldie Group enjoys an exceptional reputation across the region for its work with clients ranging from start-up to substantial SMEs and owner-managed businesses.
“It is a testament to the success of the firm’s client base that it has decided to invest further in its audit capability.
“I am looking forward to being able to make a real difference for our clients.”
In addition to his expertise in the food manufacturing sector, Adams also has strong experience in the logistics, manufacturing, property and construction, and mining sectors.
At Smailes Goldie Group, Adams will focus on supporting the region’s SMEs. As well as providing accounting and taxation advice to his clients, Adams will also support the practice in technical audit and assurance matters.
Ian Lamb, managing partner at Smailes Goldie Group, added: “We are delighted to be able to welcome Pete to Smailes Goldie Group as a Partner.
“He has an exceptional track-record in audit and assurance that will both complement and strengthen the firm’s existing capabilities.
“I know our clients will welcome his input.”