Kreston Reeves LLP

Audit Senior

Competitive salary + benefits
18 Mar 2024
18 Apr 2024
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Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Are you someone who is fascinated about business, likes people, is full of curiosity, with a positive attitude then we may have an opportunity just for you. 
We are looking for a qualified accountant who enjoys audit to join our growing Audit and Corporate team. As an Audit Senior in Sussex, your office base can be either Horsham or Chichester - plus we offer hybrid working which involves working 3 days in the office, and 2 from home.

Our clients are based all over Sussex, Kent, and London and you will have the opportunity to work on a diverse portfolio of clients, of differing sizes and in a range of different industries including not-for-profit, ensuring that a top-quality service is provided in our ever-expanding Audit and Corporate team.

About the role

Primarily your role will be to lead a team of Auditors and to manage audits from planning to completion for a range of our clients.  You will be responsible for leading and training Audit Juniors and reviewing their work and you will also work closely with managers and partners with running their portfolios to ensure all files are technically compliant.  You will also have exposure to compiling accounts as well as corporate tax returns. 

  • Audit planning and completing audits for clients
  • Running assignments and ensuring they are completed in a cost and time-efficient manner
  • Supervising and coaching more junior team members on site
  • Controlling audit and accounts preparation undertaken by junior members of staff
  • Liaising with the client (HMRC) and client partner on work assignments
  • Ensuring audit procedures are followed meticulously
  • Drafting corporation and income tax computations

What we're looking for

  • ACA / ACCA qualified (or part qualified with a minimum of 2 years prior audit experience)
  • Statutory audit experience gained in public practice
  • Knowledge of ISA and UK GAAP essential
  • Accounts compilation  skills
  • Experience in drafting corporation tax computations
  • Excellent client service skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Attention to detail and accuracy skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience in ProAudit desirable.

This role requires frequent travel to client offices so candidates must be willing to travel to other offices.

What we can offer

Kreston Reeves is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Opportunities to develop a varied portfolio of work with different clients
  • Strong, inspiring, and thought-provoking leadership
  • A genuinely supportive and collaborative environment
  • A culture of learning in a stimulating environment

As well as this, we offer:

  • Financial Wellbeing – competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, Westfield Health Cash Plan, income protection. Options to increase pension, life assurance, and healthcare cash plan (yourself and/or family)
  • Leave – 25.5 days plus bank holidays, holiday buying (up to 5 days), agile working
  • Mental Wellbeing – employee assistance programme and counselling
  • Physical Wellbeing – Vitality PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment insurance, critical illness insurance, BMI health assessment, GymFlex, annual flu jab
  • Recognition – monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values
  • Development – we offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business. Access to internal and external training courses
  • Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging – we operate several family-friendly policies, childcare vouchers and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment
  • CSR – give as you earn, 1 extra day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes
  • Travel – cycle to work scheme, travel insurance, interest-free season ticket loan (London only), interest-free car/motorbike loan

About Kreston Reeves

With 200 years of history, we are an award-winning professional services firm with offices in London, Kent and Sussex. We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory, and financial services, tailored to our clients’ needs.

We guide our clients, colleagues, and communities to a brighter future.  We help businesses, not-for-profit organisations, individuals, and families with more than just accountancy, business, and wealth advice.

Our dedication to providing a personal service is what sets us apart – we get to know you, understand your goals, support and advise you on your journey to help you realise your ambitions.

We’re proud to be B Corp™ certified, demonstrating our commitment to our environmental, social, and governance programme which is central to our purpose and vision.  We actively encourage all our colleagues to give back to their local communities whenever they can.

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

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