Bishop Fleming welcomes new Director of Finance

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Frnaces Teague and Jonathan Williams

Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, has appointed Frances Teague as its new Director of Finance.

(Pictured: new Director of Finance, Frances Teague is welcomed by Jonathan Williams, Finance Partner, Bishop Fleming)

Bishop Fleming delivers accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to businesses and private wealth advice to individuals. With their seven offices in Bath, Bristol, Exeter, Plymouth, Torquay, Truro and Worcester, they are also the UK’s top auditor of Academy schools.

Frances is a Chartered Accountant and will be responsible for the firm’s accounting and finance systems, as Bishop Fleming enters the next phase of its planned growth.

She has had an extensive career in a number of accountancy and financial controller roles, having trained and qualified in Birmingham, followed by roles at PwC, the Regional Development Agency and Ashfords, solicitors. She joins the firm from Debenhams where she was Senior Finance Manager.

Finance Partner at Bishop Fleming, Jonathan Williams, commented: “I am really delighted that Frances is joining us in this vital role. She brings with her a wealth of experience, and we welcome her to the team.”

Speaking on her appointment, Frances added: “It’s a privilege to be joining Bishop Fleming at a time when the firm is further developing its fantastic client service. I like Bishop Fleming’s fresh and innovative approach, as well as its increasing scale. It’s a privilege to join the firm at such an exciting time.”

Bishop Fleming appears in the Sunday Times list of the “100 best companies to work for” as an “outstanding” employer, and was the first accountancy firm to win an “Investors in People” accreditation, and an “outstanding” accreditation for “Investors in Customers”.