By Claire West

SJD Accountancy, the UK’s largest accountants for Contractors, Freelancers and Small Businesses were last week announced as finalists in the 2010 Accountancy Age Awards for Medium Firm of the Year and Young Accountant of the Year.

In the Young Accountant of the Year category Louise Bowman aged just 26 is up against the mighty big four: KPMG, PwC, Deloitte and Ernst & Young. Louise was recently promoted to Director of Small Business Services making her the youngest Director at SJD.

Managing Director Simon Dolan commented: “SJD are very lucky to have Louise, she is a delight to work with and passionately cares about her clients needs. SJD has a reputation for promoting within, with nearly all Directors being home grown”.

The awards ceremony takes place on 17 November 2010 at the Battersea Park arena, London.