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NEW ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR, TOM HORNBUCKLE, STEPS UP AT AFFORD BOND WILMSLOW

CHESHIRE ACCOUNTANTS, Afford Bond, have just announced the appointment of a new associate director, Tom Hornbuckle (34) based at their Wilmslow office.

Tom joined Afford Bond in 2017 after qualifying as a chartered accountant (ACA) in 2009. He gained experience at a mid-tier firm before going on to lead a strategic analysis team at a FTSE250 organisation. Tom has a proven track record in advising owner-managed businesses on achieving their objectives.

He currently works across a variety of industries and draws on a breadth of knowledge, including audit, accounts, corporate finance and financial due diligence. As part of his role, Tom guides clients to challenge their figures enabling them to move their businesses forward and make positive informed decisions for their marketplace with usually impressive results. Never one to stand still, in his spare time Tom is also Treasurer for a local disability charity and is teaching his son (6) the joys of his favourite pastimes – cricket and golf!

“We are also delighted to welcome Bryan Jackson (42) who joins as Tax Manager based at our Nantwich office," said Afford Bond Director Peter O"Malley, "and look forward to utilising the wealth of both personal and corporate tax experience he brings. Both appointments demonstrate a commitment to enhancing Afford Bond’s wide range of services and expertise to clients.

"These moves strengthen our position as one of Cheshire’s leading accountancy practices," said Peter O"Malley, "and I am confident that, under Tom’s continued dedication, even greater achievements are attainable within the business. Our work is all about establishing long-term relationships and professional integrity. These things are at the very heart of Afford Bond’s business.”

“I am absolutely delighted to be appointed an Associate Director,” commented Tom. “We each have our individual strengths, and I know this step will cement Afford Bond’s position as one of the region’s premier advisors whilst providing an excellent platform to further enhance our client offering.”

"Afford Bond are going from strength to strength,” said Bryan, “and I’m excited to be a part of the expert tax team.”