Accountancy and advisory firm Hentons have boosted its Sheffield and digital team with the appointment of Olivia Broadhead as a Senior Digital Accountant.

In addition, Asad Mehmood moves internally into a new role within the Digital Accounts team as Software Projects Manager.

Olivia is an experienced accountant and joins the firm from Jones Accountants, where she specialised in helping small and owner managed businesses.

Her new role will see her support contractors, small and micro-businesses and SMEs with their accounts, payroll and tax requirements. She will work within the rapidly expanding digital team that helps clients access cloud-based services like Xero and FreeAgent and get the most from the accounting services they offer.

Hentons is also investing in its digital capabilities to develop a new insight tools and bespoke reports that help clients operate more effectively.

Commenting on her new role, Olivia said: “I’m excited to join a rapidly growing firm with clients that range from the music industry to the manufacturing sector. The digital team is growing and investing in both expertise and new technology to ensure clients have the tools and insight they need to thrive.”

Hentons digital team combines experienced accountants with developers and data analysts. It is developing a range of insight tools, bespoke reports and dashboards.

Tim Baum-Dixon, Head of Digital at Hentons said: “Both Olivia & Asad bring a wealth of experience in the sector and a passion for the role of technology in enabling businesses to operate more profitably. Both are a great addition to the team as we continue to expand nationwide.”