Diocese Appoints new Financial Secretary
The Diocese of Arundel & Brighton has appointed a new Financial Secretary.
Fergus Brotherton, who has been Diocesan Financial Secretary for 29 years will be retiring from this role at the end of the year, on becoming Secretary to the Southern Historic Churches Committee. The whole diocese owes him a great debt of gratitude for his dedicated service over so many years.
Following advertising in both press and parishes, 24 application forms were returned. Shortlisting reduced these to 5 for interview.
Mrs Sarah Kilmartin ACA, BA (Hons), M. Phil, has been appointed and will commence work on Monday 23 November 2015 for a handover period prior to Fergus moving to his new role.
Sarah was educated at Farnborough Hill before going on to Somerville College, Oxford, where she obtained her BA Hons English First Class, followed by M.Phil at University College, London. She qualified as an ACA in February 2001. Among her roles, she has worked as an Assistant Manager Audit at PricewaterhouseCoopers and subsequently as Business Analyst, Management Accountant and latterly as Finance Manager for an Educational charity. She also serves as a Foundation Governor and parish accountant. We welcome her to this important Diocesan post.