PracticeAccounting FirmsPwC long-server switches to Smith & Williamson

PwC long-server switches to Smith & Williamson

Long-serving PwC director Fiona Westwood has moved to Smith & Williamson and stepped up to partner

A long-serving PwC director has moved to Smith & Williamson and stepped up to partner.

Fiona Westwood, who has served with the Big Four firm for 17 years, has joined Smith & Williamson. She will serve in the firm’s assurance & business services team. Her experience comes in the professional practice sector, most notably with law firms.

“I’m really excited to have joined Smith & Williamson; I chose to come and work here as the firm has a very strong reputation for excellent client service and for looking after its clients very well,” said Westwood.

The ICAEW fellow also holds a diploma in charity accounting, and drafted the registered social housing CORP for compliance with new UK accounting regulation FRS 102.

“Her appointment strengthens our offer to the professional practices, charities and owner-managed business sectors, and we are very pleased to welcome her on board,” said Smith & Williamson head of business interests Giles Murphy.

The firm recently revealed a dip in its profits, off the back of major investment within the organisation. It is currently ranked 8th in the 2016 Top 50+50 Survey, supported by Sage.

Related Articles

KPMG replaces PwC as Croda auditor

Accounting Firms KPMG replaces PwC as Croda auditor

2m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
FRC closes investigation into PwC over Barclays compliance

Accounting Firms FRC closes investigation into PwC over Barclays compliance

2m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Top 50+50: Firms fall short on diversity

Accounting Firms Top 50+50: Firms fall short on diversity

2m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
PwC’s five strategic priorities for becoming ‘the leading professional services firm’

Accounting Firms PwC’s five strategic priorities for becoming ‘the leading professional services firm’

3m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
PwC publishes 12.8% BAME pay gap

Accounting Firms PwC publishes 12.8% BAME pay gap

3m Emma Smith, Managing Editor
PwC to audit BBC pay policies following gender pay gap outrage

Accounting Firms PwC to audit BBC pay policies following gender pay gap outrage

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
Partner moves from EY to Smith & Williamson

Accounting Firms Partner moves from EY to Smith & Williamson

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter
PwC to take over from Deloitte as Diploma auditor

Accounting Firms PwC to take over from Deloitte as Diploma auditor

3m Alia Shoaib, Reporter