Gerald Thomas Chartered Accountants, an established accountants and business advisory firm in Swansea, has promoted Chris Jenkins and Jamie Williams to Associatesas it gears up for a new phase of growth.
Chris Jenkins has been with Gerald Thomas for 2 years. He is an experienced accountantwho previously built up and sold a catering business before joiningthe Top 4 firm PwC,where he retrained to become a fully qualified accountant. He will combine his existing responsibilities advising businesses througha strategic role withGerald Thomas.
Tax management specialist Jamie Williams, who has also been withGerald Thomas for nearly 2 years, is experienced in complex tax planning strategies, especially within the sporting environment. He previously worked for Top 20 firm UHY Hacker Young.
The promotions complement the recent news that Gerald Thomas hired eightnew staff members—two marking a significant boost to its wealth management department—as it continuesto enjoy rapid growth.
Chris Jenkins said:
“I am delighted to take on this senior role within such a dynamic firm where I see so many opportunities for further growth and development,not only within the firm but also for the Welsh business community.I look forward to assisting both to realisetheir potential.”
Jamie Williams said:
“It is an exciting time here at Gerald Thomas, we have recently investedin a number of initiatives and projects, one such example being our digital tax planning capability. It’s refreshing to be at such a forward-thinkingfirm where we really add value to our clients.”
John Evans, senior partner, Gerald Thomas, added:
“The promotion of both Chris and Jamie was an easy one formyself and my fellow partners. They have contributed a great deal to the firm since they joined us,and we are all confident that they will only develop further in their respective roles.”