M+A Partners announces four management promotions

Independent accounting firm M+A Partners has announced four promotions effective from May 2024.

The internal management promotions reflect a continued commitment to professional development and advancing accomplished professionals who provide quality of service and value to clients.

Andrew Small has been promoted to Audit Senior Manager, Catherine Crisp to Accounts and Tax Senior Manager, Alice Williams to Accounts Assistant Manager and James Kent to Audit Assistant Manager.

The managers have significant experience within their specialisms and these promotions are testimony to their hard work and dedication to supporting the firm’s client base and the wider team.

Phil Webster, Chief Operating Officer at M+A Partners, commented:

“I would like to congratulate each team member on their achievement – we are immensely proud of the successes of our colleagues and are delighted to celebrate their progression through the firm.

These internal promotions reflect an important part of our culture, working together to enhance the opportunities and support available and offering clear routes for career progression. I wish Andrew, Catherine, Alice and James continued success in their new roles and know they will be great assets to the team as we move forwards.”

James Kent, Alice Williams, and Andrew Small standing outside the M+A Partners Norwich office.

Andrew Small – Audit Senior Manager

Andrew re-joined the firm in January 2023, following a 2 year period working at a local Multi-Academy Trust as Head of Finance and CFO. He oversees audits for a range of companies, charities and academy trusts, and takes a particular interest in rapidly evolving AI technologies and how they will impact on working practices in the future

Alice Williams – Accounts Assistant Manager

Alice has been with M+A Partners since 2018. She works within our accounts team, specialising in supporting clients with their business software needs.

James Kent – Audit Assistant Manager

James joined the firm, within our Norwich office, in 2023. He specialises in audit and assurance engagements with an interest in leisure and hospitality. Away from the office, James is a Trustee of Norfolk Tennis and serves as Honorary Treasurer for the charity.

Catherine Crisp – Accounts and Tax Senior Manager

Catherine became part of the M+A Partners team in 2015, working within the Attleborough office. Her specialisms include dealing with owner-managed businesses and sole traders, she has a mixed portfolio undertaking both accounts and tax work.

Catherine Crisp standing outside of M+A Partners Norwich office.