Kreston Reeves LLP

Audit Assistant Manager

Competitive salary + benefits
14 Nov 2022
14 Dec 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We are currently recruiting for Audit Assistant Manager to join our busy Kreston Reeves offices in Sussex. The audit team across Kreston Reeves is growing through organic growth and we are seeking individuals to join us at this exciting time. We have brought on a number of new clients over the last few months both locally and through our international network in a number of different sectors.

We are looking for people that have the drive and ambition to lead on audits, grow our client base further and maintain our existing client relationships.

As an Auditor you will report to managers, taking responsibility for completing tasks accurately, to deadline and liaising with clients. You will act as Supervisor on audit assignments, taking responsibility for the overall audit direction and supervision of junior staff, as well as preparing audit planning documentation for review by managers.

Firm Introduction

Kreston Reeves advise dynamic businesses, not for profit organisations, private individuals and families on all areas of business, tax and wealth. We help clients make confident decisions about their future.

With offices across  LondonKent, and Sussex and international reach via Kreston International, we are dedicated to meeting and exceeding the needs of all our clients wherever their ambition takes them.

We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory and financial services that will help clients to achieve their personal and business goals.

We are looking for a trusted member of staff to join the current team.

Firm Culture and Benefits

Having started out over 200 years ago, we are long-standing employers across our office communities in Kent, Sussex, London - and beyond. We’re really proud of the reputation we’ve built and we’re grateful to our people for making it stronger every day. Our strong commitment to living our firm’s values means we listen carefully to our teams and enjoy helping each other succeed – creating a culture in which our employees can thrive and provide the highest service to our clients.

We want all our employees to be rewarded for their hard work and enjoy a balanced lifestyle, which is why we offer benefits such as agile working, and an engagement programme centred around mental health and wellbeing.

We are also proud of our active Corporate and Social Responsibility (CSR) programme. Our own Kreston Reeves Charity Foundation enables us to consistently ‘give back’ to our local communities wherever we can, as well as provide opportunities for our employees to get more involved in charitable work and in choosing the causes which benefit from the Foundation. We give all of our employees the option to take one day paid each year for volunteering so they can support the charitable causes closest to them.

Other benefits we offer our employees include up to 5% contribution on our pension scheme and a grade specific flexible benefit pot to use throughout the year on a range of benefits (including mandatory Private health plan, Death in service and Income protection) from gym membership and restaurant discount cards, to travel insurance and additional health insurance - and much more.

We are proud of the positive culture and flexible working environment our employees enjoy.

Role Description

As an Audit Assistant Manager, you will report to managers and partners and take full responsibility for a variety of audit clients from large corporate groups to not-for-profit entities.  This role will require you to use initiative and judgment, although supervision and advice will be available at all times to ensure that our clients are provided with the best possible service.

This is an ideal opportunity for an enthusiastic auditor looking for regular client contact, whose aim is to further their career while contributing to the provision of excellent service to a diverse range of clients.

The objectives of the role

To be responsible for completing all client assignments accurately, to deadline, and to liaise with the client to provide excellent client service.


You will:

  • Complete audit planning alongside the partner and manager
  • Coach and develop the team to maximise their contribution to the audit
  • Supervise a team of assistants completing the on-site audit work
  • Focus on the complicated audit areas and hold meetings with clients to discuss these complex areas and any audit issues
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with new and established clients
  • Demonstrate initiative and judgement providing solutions to problems


  • ACCA/ACA qualified
  • A working knowledge of CaseWare would be beneficial
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in accounting software
  • Excellent client facing and team work skills

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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