Russell Bedford Welcomes K.J. Westerberg & Co as a Member Firm in Tampere, Finland

Leading outsourced accounting provider Tilitoimisto K.J. Westerberg & Co joins Russell Bedford global accounting network as second member in Finland

International professional services group Russell Bedford has expanded its European coverage with Tilitoimisto K.J. Westerberg & Co., Tampere, Finland, joining alongside the existing Finnish member, WaBuCo Financial Services Oy, Helsinki.

Located in Finland’s third largest city, K.J. Westerberg is a long-established family-owned group founded in 1959 by the father of the current partners, Kaj and Tommy Westerberg.

Originally a small audit practice, the firm has developed into one of the leading providers of outsourced accounting, tax and payroll services.  It has over 400 clients, many of which are large corporations such as telecoms businesses, retail chains, pension funds and Finnish subsidiaries of overseas corporations.  
The firm has two specialist subsidiaries – TW Laskentapalvelut Oy, handling back-office accounting and data processing for retailers and DOC Finland Oy, managing the accounting and financial operations of healthcare businesses.

Managing partner, Kaj Westerberg, commented: “We are very pleased to have been accepted into one of the world’s leading accounting networks.  We are looking forward to working with our fellow members and having access to global resources to support our growing client base.”

About Russell Bedford International
Established in 1983, Russell Bedford International is a global network of independent firms of accountants, auditors, tax advisers and business consultants.  Ranked amongst the world’s leading accounting and audit networks, Russell Bedford is represented by some 600 partners, 5000 staff and 290 offices in more than 100 countries in Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Africa and Asia-Pacific.  Russell Bedford International is a member of the IFAC Forum of Firms and a member of EGIAN, the European Group of International Accounting Networks and Associations.

Kaj Westerberg
Tilitoimisto K.J. Westerberg
T: +358 3 270 270

Kempton Bedell-Harper
Russell Bedford International
T: +44 20 7410 0339