Rise in demand for accountants

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SOUTH Yorkshire’s manufacturing firms are defying the recession in a bid to grow their businesses, according to industry experts.

Rotherham-based Elevation Recruitment has witnessed a 40 per cent rise in the number of local businesses recruiting commercial accoutants to help them expand.

Andy Bath, business manager at Elevation Recruitment, said: “There has been a real lack of opportunity for newly qualified commercial accountants in the South Yorkshire. However, we have seen a renewed confidence in the job market for both candidates and employers.”