EQ Accountants strengthen their tax team with senior appointment

16th November 2022

Leading accounting, tax and business advisory practice, EQ Accountants LLP, have appointed Ben Connolly as Tax Manager in their Glenrothes office.

Ben joined EQ on Monday 7 November, having previously worked as a Client Tax Manager. He is ACCA qualified with over 10 years’ experience in the profession and is a qualified Chartered Tax Advisor (CTA), bringing the number of CTAs within EQ to eight.

EQ offers specialist tax and business advisory services to a wide range of businesses and are highly regarded for their trusted tax planning solutions. In Fife, the team are led by Tax Partners, Ross Oliphant and Gordon Buist, who between them have over 40 years of specialist tax experience.

Ross Oliphant, Partner, comments, “We are delighted to welcome Ben to our team. He is an experienced tax advisor and will continue to strengthen the specialist tax advice we are renowned for offering our clients. In recent years, there has been increased demand for our specialist tax services and advice, so we are excited to have Ben on board to help us deliver high-value tax advice to our clients across Scotland and beyond.”

EQ’s Glenrothes office has grown significantly in recent years, with the demand for their specialist tax and advisory assignments contributing to a 12% increase in work done last year alone. The team have also invested heavily in their staff, increasing their headcount by nine over the same period.

Ben Connolly adds, “I am thrilled to join the team at EQ, they are well known in Scotland for their tax expertise, pro-active advice, and client relationships. They offer a clear path for progression and a fantastic opportunity to work on a variety of tax advisory work, which is what attracted me to join the firm. I am looking forward to getting to know my new colleagues and clients, working with them to make a real difference to their business.”

If you would like to get in touch with Ben, you can email [email protected] or call the Glenrothes office (01592 630055) to speak to Ben, Gordon, Ross, or any of the EQ team.

EQ Accountants LLP are a £9m turnover firm with a substantial presence in Glenrothes, Dundee, and Forfar.

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