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Laurie Haire

Part Qualified Association of Accounting Techinican

Accounts Manager

DD: 028 9592 4604

Laurie describes herself as a “Jack of all trades, master of none”

Her varied career started in 1989 as receptionist/office administrator for a local Chartered Accountancy firm, back in the day when technology was in the form of one very large computer and the Wordstar word processing package.

From there, she moved to a local electronics firm which specialised in electrical default recorders, her role was office administration and purchase ledger accounting. It was around this time that technology started to “boom” so she is very much self taught in her IT skills. It was also during this time, through the Investor in People scheme that she part qualified with the Association of Accounting Technicians (AAT).

After four plus years in that industry Laurie moved into a purchasing role with a local fastener company. This was eventually to become more of a financial position due to company restructure which was to last more than 13 years.

Other finance roles followed before she ventured into Customer Services in February 2015. This move saw her in a busy performance based role with various administration duties in the background within a printing a distribution company.

Now at Design ID for over 5+ years, Laurie continues throw herself into all things Finance and has recently been promoted to Accounts Manager. She often describes herself as "part of the furniture" and "a DID lifer".

Fun Fact - Laurie is notorious for meeting famous people at airports/restaurants/Tesco, natters away and only after the fact realises they are famous.

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