Rising star promoted to Manager

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Rising star promoted to Manager

David Allen Group is delighted to announce the promotion of Amy Muirhead, who will now manage its Dumfries office.  Amy was brought up in Thornhill, just outside Dumfries and is a member of the Rotary Club of Thornhill & District.  In 2015, Amy was part of Guid Nychburris being the Cornets Lass, and she still remains part of the Cornets Club as the Charity Treasurer.

Amy joined David Allen as an Accounts Assistant in October 2017.  After gaining an Honours Degree in Accountancy at Glasgow Caledonian University in 2016, Amy took a year out to travel and work in Australia and New Zealand.  On her return and after a short stint of working in the Scottish capital, Amy returned to join its team in Dumfries.

Amy has experience of working with individuals, partnerships, LLP’s and limited companies. In her role, Amy works with a wide range of clients across a number of entities preparing financial accounts and VAT returns.  

Since starting with the business, Amy has significantly raised the profile of the Dumfries team within the town and the surrounding area, she has also assisted with the recruitment of five new staff in 2018 as a result of its growing client base.  Pamela Connor is the most recent recruit and brings with her a wealth of accounting software experience which will be particularly useful as the Making Tax Digital guidelines come into force at the end of April.

On her promotion Amy said “I look forward to taking on my new role and would like to thank David for this exciting opportunity.  I would also like to thank my colleagues for their support and for the wealth of knowledge and experience I have been lucky enough to gain to date from such an experienced and dynamic team.  2019 is going to be a fantastic year for our Dumfries office, with great opportunities for our people and clients.  I look forward to the sharing the success together.’’  

The team are very proud of her ambitious and winning attitude.  

Welcoming Amy into the new role David Allen said,“Amy is one of our rising stars and is one to watch. She has vision for our Dumfries office and is already championing this with enthusiasm.  Her character and attitude have meant that she has made a big impression, that could not go unnoticed and I am delighted to announce her promotion.’’

“It is an exciting time for the David Allen Group, with us offering amazing opportunities for our people and this appointment is the start of what will be a fantastic 2019”.