Dow Schofield Watts expands finance and operations team

Dow Schofield Watts has appointed Susie Dow as Finance and Operations Project Manager to support its continued expansion across the UK.

Susie Dow

Susie started her career with PWC in London, where she spent four years working in audit, assurance and risk management and where she qualified as a Chartered Accountant. She went on to found and run her own online clothing business, High Tied Apparel.

Prior to joining Dow Schofield Watts, in 2021 she provided assistance to the team on a temporary basis to support the successful IPO by DSW Capital, which owns the Dow Schofield Watts Brand. In her new permanent role, her responsibilities will include financial reporting, risk management and supporting the firm’s 80-odd professionals with their training and compliance requirements.

Dow Schofield Watts, which now has eight offices across the UK, operates a unique licensing model which enables finance professionals – mainly from ‘big four’ firms – to run their own business under the Dow Schofield Watts banner. Susie’s appointment follows the launch of the Dow Schofield Watts Entrepreneurship Grant which will see up to £2m awarded to teams of professionals looking to set up their own businesses, accelerating the group’s expansion across the UK.

Nicole Burstow, Finance Director at Dow Schofield Watts, said: “Susie impressed us with her hard work in the run-up to the flotation last year. We are delighted that she will joining us on a permanent basis to support the wider growth of the business as we continue to roll out the Dow Schofield Watts model and launch new service lines and locations nationwide.”