BookCheck appoints new managing director

BookCheck appoints new Managing Director

BookCheck the Stroud based outsourced Bookkeeping with Management Information and Payroll specialist has announced the appointment of James Wetherall ACA, as their new Managing Director. James will work alongside the founding Managing Director, Anthony Pilkington who will become Executive Chairman of the fast-growing business.

James has been a very successful New Client Manager for BookCheck since December 2021 and is a Chartered Accountant. James will retain his New Client responsibilities as well as taking on those of the Managing Director role.

Anthony Pilkington commented on the new appointment:

“I am absolutely delighted that James has accepted our offer to become our new Managing Director and that we have been able to secure somebody of his calibre to drive the business forward. His appointment will strengthen the management of the Company and allow us to develop strongly”.

Anthony Pilkington as Executive Chairman, will support James in his new role as well as working on strategic development, liaising closely with existing clients and winning new ones. He will also lead on the work the firm is developing with Xero and add-ons, with their recently established sister company BookCheck X Ltd.

James Wetherall commented on his new appointment:

“I am really pleased to be taking on this new role of Managing Director with BookCheck. Right from day one I was impressed by the quality of the BookCheck service and it’s team. COVID has prompted many firms to review how some of their core functions are delivered and our service offers them greater flexibility, often a higher level of expertise than they had before and all in all a most cost-effective option. I am excited to be working with Anthony and seeing BookCheck go from strength to strength”.

Anthony concluded by saying:

“Our unique products and services have seen us come out of the pandemic stronger than ever and we are seeing substantial growth. I am really confident and excited about working with James to enhance develop further our service provision and grow the business”.