Saffery Champness has demonstrated its focus on career progression by promoting 11 employees across the firm.
In the tax team, Danny Miller has been promoted to Tax Manager. Mr Miller has more than 15 years’ experience in the finance sector. He first started his career at Saffery Champness as a trainee trust administrator in 2000 before moving into the tax team in 2002.
Mr Miller is a qualified Chartered Tax Adviser. He is primarily involved in UK and international tax compliance matters with a particular focus on global reporting requirements such as FATCA and the Common Reporting Standard.
In the fiduciary team seven people have been promoted; Zac Hanley, Rory Jones, Tracey Bufton and Simon Ricketts to Senior Trust Officers, and William Booth, Harry Gallienne and Cameron Le Page to Trust Administrators.
In the audit team Gareth Le Cras has been promoted to Audit-Semi Senior and Henrietta Aldwell has been promoted to Audit Assistant.
Within Marketing Natalie Petit has been promoted to Senior Marketing Officer.
Saffery Champness has established a strong learning and development culture and supports staff from trainees to directors. It aims to recruit, train and retain the best employees on the island in order to grow and adapt the business to changing market conditions.
In recognition of the firm’s commitment to training and development it has achieved the ACCA Platinum Approved Employer and STEP (Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners) Platinum Employer Partner status.
Saffery Champness currently employs more than 110 people in its Guernsey office and has seen many individuals progress through the firm to senior management roles, including managing director Nick Batiste who started with the company as a trainee trust administrator in 1992.
Mr Batiste said: “At Saffery Champness we are committed to rewarding success and developing high calibre talent. We are very pleased to be able to promote so many members of staff across our business areas.These promotions reflect the growing talent within the firm and I congratulate them all on their well-deserved success.”