Kate graduated from Leeds University in 2006 with a 2.1 in Geography & Geology. She started her professional career as a recruitment consultant in London, focusing on senior, permanent and contract finance placements into the Leisure, Travel & Retail sectors. After 3 years, she moved into an HR role within a Top 40 accountancy firm, where she completed her Postgraduate Diploma in Human Resource Management, resulting in her gaining her CIPD qualification in 2012. She spent 6.5 years at the firm and during this time was responsible for the full recruitment cycle for roles across their 3 offices in the South East, in their Audit, Tax, Insolvency, Corporate Finance and Financial Planning teams, as well as performing a full generalist HR role. Kate joined MERJE to use her expertise gained in the accountancy space over several years, to deliver high quality solutions to a variety of clients.
Kate works with a number of accountancy firms in the South of England, recruiting newly qualified roles up to director/partner level as well as internal audit roles within financial services, and senior finance roles within commerce and industry.
Kate’s specialist areas are Finance, Audit & Tax, Corporate Finance and Advisory work within the Big 4.