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Qualifications success for young accountants

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Chloe Dadd, Shannon Smy, Stephanie Bridewell, Jake Vallis and Faye A'BearChloe Dadd, Shannon Smy, Stephanie Bridewell, Jake Vallis and Faye A'BearYoung accountants at Devizes- and Marlborough-based firm David Owen are celebrating exam successes.

Curtis Bailey, who has been with the firm for five years, is now a fully qualified chartered accountant, having passed his Association of Accounting Technician studies and Association of Chartered Accountants exams.

"We are delighted for Curtis. Becoming a fully qualified Chartered Accountant is the culmination of many years of studying and hard work.

Curtis BaileyCurtis Bailey"We look forward to seeing Curtis continue to grow and develop his career with us," said Andrew Coombes, training partner at David Owen, which has six partners and employs more than 30 staff.

Meanwhile, colleague Shannon Smy is now well on her way to becoming a fully qualified chartered accountant having passed 10 of the 15 ACA exams, and Stephanie Bridewell has also now passed eight of the 13 Association of Chartered Certified Accountants exams.

A further two trainees, Jake Vallis and Faye A’Bear, are now both fully AAT qualified, having successfully completed their Level 4 exams and are now ready to start studying for their ACA/ACCA qualifications.

And Chloe Dadd, the newest trainee who joined in September 2018, has also passed AAT Level 3.