New partner appointed at Warwickshire accountancy firm

A leading regional accountancy firm has bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of a new partner to support the development of its corporate services division.

Burgis & Bullock, which has offices in Leamington, Nuneaton, Rugby and Stratford-upon-Avon, has made the internal appointment of Kate King to the position of partner at the firm.

Kate, born and bred in Leamington, is a qualified Chartered Accountant and joined the firm in 2006 as an audit senior, progressing to senior manager and now partner.

She will be based at the Leamington office and work with managing partner Wende Hubbard on leading the development of the company’s corporate services division.

This includes taking a lead role on the training and development of trainee auditors and technical training for the corporate services team.

During her 15 years with Burgis & Bullock she has overseen the delivery of statutory audit services for the firm’s large corporate clients, as well as acting as an outsourced financial accountant for other clients.

Kate said: “I’m excited to take on this role and build on the success I have already had with the firm.

“I joined Burgis & Bullock early in my career and after 15 years of service have a clear understanding of the culture and goals of the firm and I’m committed to supporting its growth and expansion over the coming years.

“Alongside strengthening our existing client relationships and generating new work, I will also be focusing on supporting the development of our staff within the corporate services team and reinforcing the firm’s commitment to the training and development of its employees.

“The team at Burgis & Bullock has become like family to me. I certainly didn’t envisage becoming a partner when joining the firm but I’m looking forward to taking on the position and supporting the evolution of the corporate services division.”

Wende Hubbard, managing partner at Burgis & Bullock, added: “We are very pleased to have appointed Kate to our group of partners. She has proven herself time and time again since joining the firm and has established herself as a key asset in our corporate services division.

“Kate has excellent client relationship skills as well as being a supportive mentor to her team and is certainly ready for the step up to partner, having already demonstrated her ability to carry out many aspects of the role, particularly in terms of demonstrating her leadership skills during the current pandemic situation.

“It’s always rewarding to be able to promote locally-based talented individuals and even more so when they have developed through their time at the firm.

“I look forward to working with her more closely as we continue to support our clients during this very difficult period for business.”