RBCA announces expansion plans for 2023 including ten new roles

Pictured L-R is, Brian Stewart, Director, Ross Boyd, Managing Director and Founder and Jane Gill, Director from RBCA Belfast.

RBCA, an independent chartered accountancy firm based in Belfast, has announced ambitious expansion plans for 2023. The firm, which expanded its team with eight new recruits last year has announced that a further ten positions will become available this year, allowing local accountancy talent to progress their skills and experience in Belfast.

The recruitment drive will support various departments within the business as demand for services accelerates into 2023. Roles will become available for both Chartered Accountants and the technical team, as well as new opportunities for recently graduated accountants to join the highly regarded RBCA Graduate Programme. This programme offers expert advice and mentorship to help graduates achieve Chartered Accountant status and reach their full potential.

Managing Director and Founder of RBCA, Ross Boyd explains that the firm has seen increased demand for its highly tailored services in 2022. He said: “Having seen a surge in demand last year, we at RBCA have taken all the necessary steps to ensure that we remain geared to offer the best possible support and guidance to Owner Managed Businesses throughout Northern Ireland. Our planned expansion is designed to support our clients’ requirements and ensure that we can strategically plan ahead to help them successfully navigate any challenges that 2023 may bring.”

Earlier this month, RBCA also moved to new premises at Linen Hall Exchange, confirming the organisations commitment to Belfast’s Linen Quarter District.  The new office has been custom fitted out to create the most modern, flexible and sustainable working environment for the team, and crucially has the capacity to accommodate future planned expansion beyond 2023.

Chris McCracken, Managing Director of Linen Quarter BID, said, “We are delighted that important businesses like RBCA recognise the benefits of working in the Linen Quarter. This historic and vibrant district has an eco-system of over 500 organisations, and has experienced particularly strong growth in technology, design, professional services and hospitality.

“With a new train station, glider, cycle routes and Weaver’s Cross business district all earmarked for the area, there has never been a better time to invest. LQ BID looks forward to supporting new and existing stakeholders to deliver practical initiatives that boost business and enhance enjoyment for employees.”

As an independent business RBCA has adopted a unique suite of the latest technology that enables them to lead market trends in in the UK and Ireland. In 2022 they redesigned and invested in cloud stack which aligned with the new office spec, creates an agile approach to enable productivity gains for their clients and team.

Having assembled some of the most able talent in the sector. The announcement has also seen the promotion of Jane Gill to Director. As the latest addition to the Board, Jane will lead the delivery of the firm’s OMB’s Compliance plus services. RBCA’s proposition to OMB’s offers a quality core compliance service through with a customised range of advisory services to offer real value to our partners.

Ross added: “Despite political instability and challenging economic conditions forecast for 2023, our development plan delivered 45 per cent growth in 2022 and we remain on target to deliver a further 25 per cent growth in 2023. We are great demand emerging for our audit services where we offer a quality alternative in the market. Our corporate advisory team members have also seen a really busy start to 2023 and business market seems really active.  To accommodate this we are committed to recruiting the best talent available locally – both experienced hires and top graduates. These roles are opportunities for people who want to remain in Belfast and be proud to be part of a successful independent business born and built in Belfast.”

RBCA was established in 2010 and remains a completely independent fully regulated Chartered Accountancy practice, which is not limited by a network.  The organisation offers proactive advice and consultancy based on a quality tech based compliance audit, accounts and tax services to support locally based businesses and the public sector operating across the Northern Ireland economy and local markets in GB and Ireland.

For more information visit Ross Boyd I RB Chartered Accountants Belfast NI