North West business advisory and accountancy group, Champion Accountants, has appointed a new Semi-Senior to support a flurry of audit client wins.

Monika Badauskaite, 24, who has four years’ experience in audit and accountancy, joins the group’s Chester practice based on Watergate Row and is currently working to achieve Chartered Accountant status.

Her remit as a Semi-Senior Accountant will be to support the firm’s growing charity and SME portfolio, working together with clients to achieve their strategic objectives.

Sue Harris, partner at Champion Accountants, said: “Monika displays all the tell-tale signs of a talented accountant, and brings with her an excellent understanding of multiple business industries, particularly the charity sector and the financial, accounting and regulatory nuances it faces.

“We’ve a real passion for identifying, developing and retaining home-grown talent across the Champion Group and look forward to supporting Monika on her journey to becoming a qualified accountant and beyond.”

Monika said: “Champion has an excellent reputation and I’m looking forward to utilising my expertise in the charity sector to help organisations at every stage of their development, whilst also getting my teeth into new challenges and opportunities across a real variety of sectors and specialisms.”

Champion Accountants occupies offices in Chester, Manchester, Preston and Blackpool and employs more than 104 accountancy, tax and advisory specialists across the group.