Kreston Reeves LLP

Tax Investigation Director

Competitive salary + benefits
19 Jul 2021
29 Jul 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level

We are currently recruiting for a Tax Investigation Director to join our Kreston Reeves team.

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’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

You will be required to Take the lead role in Tax Enquiry work, develop new opportunities and develop the team to grow the service line. 

The objectives of the role

To assist with the successful running of the Tax Investigation department.


Along with those responsibilities mentioned above you will be responsible for taking the lead role in managing Tax Investigations generally within the firm and for developing the profile of the firm externally in this area to generate additional fee income from external sources.

This is a key service line developmental position, and you will have autonomy to recruit and develop a team to grow the service line.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead role on larger tax enquiries
  • Providing guidance to other team members on enquiry work
  • Examining financial accounts and related documents
  • Managing junior clerical and technical staff
  • Investigating potential fraud & COP 9 cases
  • Developing the service line internally and externally
  •  Taking disputes before the tax tribunal if required.
  • Managing budgets and resources


  • CTA qualification or equivalent
  • Demonstrable high level of experience of Tax Investigations.
For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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