Cotswold accountants celebrate Tax Assistant’s exam pass

A Tax Assistant at a Cotswold accountancy firm is celebrating after achieving his professional qualifications.

Tom Downes, a Tax Assistant at McGills Chartered Accountants, which has offices in Cirencester and Malmesbury, has passed his AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians) Level Four examinations, allowing him to take up full membership of the professional body.

He joined McGills in 2016, having passed his AAT Level Three qualification.

Tom said: “I am delighted to have achieved this important professional qualification. The AAT exams are a rigorous challenge and I believe I am now well-equipped to develop my professional skills further.”

Alison Palmer, a Partner at McGills Chartered Accountants, added: “We are all pleased to be able to congratulate Tom on his success in these important examinations. The AAT exams are a real test of professional skill so Tom deserves a lot of credit.”