Lincoln accountant makes the leap to management

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Directors of Nicholsons Chartered Accountants in Lincoln have announced the promotion of Rebecca Betts to Audit Manager.

Rebecca is based at the firm’s Lincoln office and is a member of the Audit and Accounts team.

After finishing her GCSEs, Rebecca attended Lincoln College three days a week to do her AAT exams whilst also working for the NHS on the administration bank for two days a week. During this time she completed her AAT levels two and three.

Upon joining Nicholsons in April 2008, she continued with her training and completed her AAT level four before moving up to the next level.

Rebecca took her first ACCA exam in December 2014 and took her final exam in March 2017 becoming a fully qualified accountant.

Rebecca’s area of expertise is audit, academies and charities although she also has experience in working on accountants and personal tax work.

Commenting on her new role Rebecca said” “I am pleased with my promotion and that my work has been recognised.

“Although I will still take an active role within the accounts team, my time will be prioritised towards helping us meet our auditing deadlines and client expectations.”

Rebecca will work alongside Directors Emma Murray and Jo Brown in managing the audit assignments.

Emma Murray, Head of the Audit and Accounts department, said “We are very pleased to have appointed Rebecca as Audit Manager.

“The team have helped and supported her over the time she has been with the firm, giving her to opportunity to develop the skills, experience and knowledge she needed to help achieve her goals.

“All the directors recognise the importance of developing and retaining our employees and our aim is to provide our clients with a consistent and recommendable service, which we are sure Rebecca will continue to do.”