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Industrial Placement - Kent, London or Sussex

  • Location

    Unknown

  • Sector:

    Accounting Practice

  • Job type:

    Graduate

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Job ref:

    402

  • Published:

    8 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    07-11-2018

  • Client:

    Kreston Reeves LLP

Industrial Placement

We are currently recruiting for Industrial Placements to join Kreston Reeves across the firm, starting in September 2019.

Location

Please state on application your preferred office location.

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 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 unrestricted holiday, 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

Kreston Reeves offers a number of Industrial Placements for undergraduates.  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 and give you an insight into the real world of accountancy. 

The objectives of the role

To successfully complete a 12 month placement as part of your four year degree.

Responsibilities

  • Deal with confidential information in a professional manner

  • Work closely with a qualified team to assist with basic accounts

  • Receive training, career coaching with regular reviews and mentoring

Requirements

  • Predicted a 2:1 degree in any discipline, however preference will be given to those with relevant degrees

  • Minimum of 300 UCAS points

  • At least 3 A Levels, preferably including Business Studies, Economics or Mathematics

  • Enthusiasm and an interest in business and accountancy

  • Knowledge of the firm