Bishop Fleming promotes new Audit Partner

15th May 2019
Ria Burridge and Andrew Sandiford
Ria Burridge and Andrew Sandiford

Ria Burridge will be promoted to Partner from 1 June 2019 at Top 30 advisory firm, Bishop Fleming, as the firm continues to address the growing demand for its award-winning services. 

The firm, which delivers accounting, tax, corporate restructuring and advisory services to businesses and not-for-profit organisations, and private wealth advice to individuals, is promoting Ria in recognition of her outstanding contribution to the firm, together with her strong focus on delivering client service. 

Ria is a Qualified Accountant with two decades of proven experience in the audit profession, having developed her strong technical skills in a Big Four practice. She joined Bishop Fleming in 2016 as Corporate Audit Director in their Bristol office, working across a wide range of Corporate Businesses in the South West and beyond. Her clients range from owner managed businesses to large corporate entities. 

Ria is known for her proactivity with clients, keeping them informed of emerging issues and bringing in other specialists from Bishop Fleming to assist clients achieve their long-term business goals and objectives. 

Ria commented: “Bishop Fleming is a highly respected and fast-growing firm with huge ambition, and I am delighted to be becoming a Partner. I have been enormously impressed with the level and breadth of service the firm offers to a wide range of clients, and in my position as Partner I will seek to enhance this even further. 

Bishop Fleming’s Managing Partner, Andrew Sandiford, in welcoming Ria to the partnership, said: It gives me great pleasure to announce Ria’s promotion as she has demonstrated a great depth of technical expertise and experience within our audit service. Her advancement to Partner is well deserved and is part of the firm’s strategy to grow our key advisory services to clients.” 

Andrew added: “This is an exciting time for the firm as we celebrate our centenary and pursue a number of key strategies for growth. Ria brings to the firm a passion for delivering fantastic client service, which will only enhance our growing team.” 

As well as appearing in ‘The Sunday Times Best 100 Companies to Work For’ for the past four years, Bishop Fleming also has a Gold status award from the independent customer services agency, Investor in Customers, for its “exceptional” service to clients. 

Bishop Fleming is ranked in the top 30 of the UK’s national league table of accountancy firms, and has offices in Truro, Plymouth, Torquay, Exeter, Bristol, Bath and Worcester.


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