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Industrial Placement – Audit

Each year we recruit industrial placements, these are 12 months placements for university students who are required to complete a year in industry as part of their four year degree course.

Our undergraduate placement scheme has been developed to provide students with an opportunity to gain valuable training and business experience that will:

  • Provide a launch pad for your career
  • Prepare you for your final year at university
  • Give you an insight into the real world of accountancy or financial planning

We look to develop long term relationships with our placement students and if the placement goes well you may be offered a role to re-join Kreston Reeves on our professional training programme after you have completed your degree.

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% pension contribution 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.

We will aim to ensure that you are given opportunities to develop a broad range of accountancy/financial planning skills if you can meet the following criteria:

Qualifications required

  • GCSE’s Maths and English Grade C or above
  • 2:1, OR
  • 2:2 with ‘good’ A levels, OR

Please advise us why we should consider your application.

Person requirements

We are looking for the following attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Effective time and task management skills
  • Ability to deal with people
  • Prepared to work hard
  • Self driven and highly motivated
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Extremely well presented
  • Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner
  • Job Type: Undergraduate Level
  • Area of Specialism: Audit and Assurance
  • Location: London, Kent & Sussex
  • Salary: Competitive
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