Moore Kingston Smith promotes six members to director level

08 December 2021 Consultancy.uk 3 min. read
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Professional services firm Moore Kingston Smith has promoted six company members to director level.

Gary De Souza has over 10 years of experience in the media sector encompassing audit, accounting, and tax compliance services, working closely with his clients to define strategies for both current and future financial activity. Providing both commercial and technical support to a range of businesses from start-ups to large international groups, he also works on special projects including business valuations, budgeting, cash flow forecasting, and advisory work.

Adam Fullerton has 13 years of experience spanning audit, accounts, tax compliance, and general advisory work. His key sectors of focus include education, armed forces, and medical charities, including a number of high-profile NHS charities, as well as membership organisations and trade associations. Fullerton advises on group restructures and detailed systems and controls reviews as an extension to his statutory audit work.

Gary De Souza, Adam Fullerton, Jamie Seaford, Stephanie Sharpe, John Williams and Tim Gonzaga

Jamie Seaford works with large international groups and UK-based owner-managed businesses, providing audit, accountancy, and other compliance-based services, as well as strategic advice. Advising architects, surveyors, consulting engineers, consulting firms and food and beverage businesses as they progress on their growth journeys, Jamie identifies and develops considered priorities to support development for commercial success.

Stephanie Sharpe advises clients across all areas of tax and intergenerational wealth planning, including family trusts. Kickstarting her career at the Inland Revenue over 30 years ago, Sharpe is experienced in both sides of the client interaction with HMRC and has an understanding of client needs having been a company director in a voluntary capacity for many years.

John Williams provides compliance and advisory services across a broad range of sectors including finance, technology, media, and manufacturing with a focus on the employment tax implications resulting from the rapidly changing working landscape. This includes advising employers on the application of the ‘off payroll’ working rules and the use of contractors, as well as international working arrangements.

Tim Gonzaga specialises in reporting and auditing issues, working on financial reporting projects including the application of accounting standards including IFRS across several sectors including property, media, and charities. He plays a role in Moore Kingston Smith’s training offerings, delivering training courses for the firm’s clients and people.

Moore Kingston Smith is the London firm of Moore, with 60+ partners and more than 600 staff one of the UK’s largest accounting and consulting firms.

Commenting on the promotions, Managing Partner Maureen Penfold said: “It is always a pleasure to recognise the success and ongoing commitment of our people. Fostering our talent and promoting from within the firm is extremely rewarding to see – most of our latest promotions have been with us for over ten years.”