Rachael Singh, Accountancy Age, Wednesday 4 August 2010 at 10:45:00

Digita, the accountancy IT company, has hired three employees from Ernst& Young to support accountants buying software


Three former Ernst & Young employees join accountancy software businessDigita, supporting its client services team.

The three recruits will focus on day-to-day support for clientsimplementation planning and consultancy at Digita, which caters to bothaccountants in business and practice.

Jerry Rihll, managing director of Digita, said: ?Accountants like dealingwith fellow qualified professional and the work of the client services team setsthe standard by which our customers judge us.

"Our aim is to employ the highest calibre of staff who through working withinthe industry really understand the issues affecting accountants.?

Digita is strengthening its client services team in preparation of theswitchover to iXBRL in April 2011. iXBRL is a computer tagging language in whichall corporation tax returns must be filed from next year.

The new employees will be based in Exmouth and London.

Digita currently employs 16 support staff, including the new recruits, and 14specialist software testers, out of a total 100 employees.

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