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Founded in 1994, B&Lj was the first local audit firm registered in what is now the Republic of North Macedonia. The firm has a strong focus on independent external auditing and also offers valuation, financial consulting and tax services.

Currently ranked 10th in the audit market and at 5th position with regard to audits of publicly listed companies, B&Lj services more than 90 audit clients in sectors including manufacturing, construction, healthcare, energy, fashion, media, professional services and finance.

Speaking of the appointment, Russell Bedford CEO Stephen Hamlet said: “I am delighted to welcome B&Lj as our latest new member based in North Macedonia, further strengthening our position in South-Eastern Europe. As the quality of a firm is one of the most important factors when recruiting new firms, it is fantastic to welcome a Top 10 firm, making B&Lj an ideal candidate for network membership. A huge welcome to the team!”

Borislav Atanasovski, senior partner at B&Lj, added: “We are extremely enthusiastic to begin exploring new opportunities available to our firm and our clients as a result of our new membership. Russell Bedford is a network that is committed to continuous growth and development, and we look forward to being part of that journey while working together with our fellow members for mutual benefit.”