New recruit for accountancy firm

Leading accountancy firm, ktsowensthomas, continues to strengthen its position in the Welsh marketplace with the appointment of a new team member.

ktsowensthomas, which has offices in Cardiff and Aberdare, has recruited Jonathan Rees, 31, as Client Manager who will be responsible for managing a portfolio of the company’s clients.

Mr Rees brings with him a wealth of experience having worked for top accounting firm Deloitte for the past five years as well as graduating with a first class honours degree in 2002 at Cardiff University’s Business School.  In addition, Mr Rees won the Howard Jones prize for achieving the highest results in Wales when he qualified through the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.

As Client Manager, Mr Rees will also be advising the firm’s clients on how to manage and grow their businesses as well as taking care of their accounting needs.  Mr Rees will also be supporting the running of the firm’s Regional office in Aberdare.

Mr Rees commented: “Becoming part of a regional firm has always been part of my career plan and I have been waiting for the right opportunity to arise. I am thrilled that I have now become part of the ktsowenthomas team – the company has a strong reputation within the Welsh marketplace, which it’s continued to build upon. With ktsowensthomas, I can see that there is plenty of scope for career progression in the future and I look forward to making an impact at the organisation working with many top Welsh business leaders.”

Craig Blackmore, Director of ktsowensthomas, said: “It’s an exciting time for us at the moment and the fact that Jonathan chose ktsowensthomas as the business where he would continue his career progression, is testament to how the firm is viewed in the market. Jonathan has a strong skill set and has extensive experience working within a range of different businesses.  We know he will be a great asset to the firm and we are keen to see how we can develop his potential further.”