Kreston Reeves LLP

Audit Controller

Location
Worthing
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
30 Mar 2021
Closes
30 Apr 2021
Ref
568
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Audit Controller

We are currently recruiting for an Auditor to join our Kreston Reeves team in Sussex.

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 London, Kent 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 and valid member of staff to join the current team.

Firm Culture and Benefits

Having started out over 100 years ago, we are long-standing employers across our office communities in Kent, Sussex, London - and beyond. We are 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 Auditor you will report to supervisors and managers, taking responsibility for completing tasks accurately, to deadline and liaising with clients in line with the Client Charter. You will act as audit senior on simple audit assignments, taking responsibility for the overall audit direction and supervision of junior staff, as well as preparing audit planning documentation for review by the supervisor. You should have a basic understanding of, and be able to implement the basic elements of, the firm’s audit package.

The objectives of the role

To contribute to the provision of an excellent service to a diverse range of clients and providing support to supervisors and managers.

Responsibilities

Along with those responsibilities mentioned above you will: 

  • Produce more complex draft financial statements in a statutory format using the firm’s accounting software.
  • Produce consolidated financial statements for a simple group.
  • Identify all tax adjustments arising from accounts preparation and audit work.
  • Identify basic tax and other planning opportunities based on account preparation and audit work e.g., group relief and utilisation of trading losses.

Requirements 

  • Recently ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience or Qualified AAT.
  • Team player.
  • Flexible.
  • Approachable.
  • Good communication 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 an EU citizen or possess a current UK Tier 1 Visa and be eligible to take up full time, permanent employment.

EU candidates must also demonstrate they are eligible to take up UK employment post-Brexit.

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