North West accountancy firm MHA Moore and Smalley has appointed Keith Porter as a partner in its Southport office.
Keith, who joins from Champion Accountants, will play a lead role in managing and growing the team in Southport, as well as advising a wide-range of clients.
A specialist in accountancy, audit and tax services, Keith has worked for a number of accountancy firms in Southport, Liverpool and Preston over the last 25 years.
Graham Gordon, managing partner at MHA Moore and Smalley, said: “Our Southport office has grown in terms of staff numbers, clients and geographic reach over the last few years.
“Keith is a well-known professional in the region and he has forged strong links with the business community over many years. His experience will be invaluable as we manage our ongoing growth.”
Keith added: “I grew up in Burscough and have lived in Southport for more than two decades. It’s a patch I know very well and there are some truly great businesses here of all shapes and sizes.
“MHA Moore and Smalley has a great team in Southport. The firm is successful because of its proactive approach and the breadth of expertise it can offer clients. It’s great to be onboard.”
MHA Moore and Smalley has a team of 18 in Southport and more than 300 staff across eight other offices in the region.