Accountant starts climb towards top seat after ‘targeted training’ in academy plan

Managing partner Adrian Reynolds Mark Taylor, Alistair Main, Michele Coe-Baxter, Simon Shaw, Rachel Barrett, Stuart Cooper, Graeme Hills and Tim Sayers of PDW Academy of Management.
Managing partner Adrian Reynolds Mark Taylor, Alistair Main, Michele Coe-Baxter, Simon Shaw, Rachel Barrett, Stuart Cooper, Graeme Hills and Tim Sayers of PDW Academy of Management.

The senior manager at a Pinchbeck accountants has set out on the road to high office after joining an in-house leadership scheme.

Alistair Main of Duncan and Toplis Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors is among of seven participants on a 12-month programme run by the firm.

The Duncan and Toplis Academy identifies suitable candidates for leadership which Mr Main was selected for after an assessment day.

Mr Main said: “I am delighted to be in the Duncan and Toplis Academy and I am looking forward to developing my skills and abilities through the targeted training and support it offers.

“It will be challenging but, at the end, it will enable me to offer more to Duncan and Toplis, along with both new and existing clients at our Spalding office.”

A Duncan and Toplis spokesman said: “Our Academy supports individuals with potential and helps them develop their careers through targeted training and support.”