Business Monthly: Step up for tax advisor as he takes on new role as a director

Rob Howard, 34, has been appointed as tax director at Gibson Booth, which has its headquarters in Barnsley.
Rob Howard, 34, has been appointed as tax director at Gibson Booth, which has its headquarters in Barnsley.
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A South Yorkshire based accountancy firm has appointed a new director.

Rob Howard, 34, has been appointed as tax director at Gibson Booth, which has its headquarters in Barnsley.

He joins managing director Robert Watson and directors Gary Dickinson and Scott Mell as a principal of the firm.

Rob said: “I’ve been working towards this for a long time and it’s such a great feeling to become a director of such a reputable company.

“I’m looking forward to the challenge that lies ahead and bringing everything that I’ve learned so far into my new role.”

Rob, who is originally from North Anston, joined Gibson Booth in 2008 having previously worked for both national and leading independent firms. He has over 16 years’ experience dealing with a wide range of tax issues affecting both businesses and individuals.

After previously working as a tax manager at Gibson Booth, Rob will continue in his tax advisory role, but will focus much more on developing the business.

Gibson Booth, which has its offices on Victoria Road in the town centre, has 30 staff, in the region of 1,000 clients and a turnover which has been growing year on year.