Current Vacancies

For more information on any of the roles we currently have advertised, please contact Tracey on 01273 480480 or e-mail

Administrative Assistant

Are you looking for an opportunity to learn and develop into a professional support role? We have a fantastic opportunity to join our progressive team, no prior experience is necessary and full training on our systems and working processes will be provided.

Working within the very nurturing and supportive environment of our professional support group, you will be given training to provide administrative support to our busy Accounts and Audit teams, undertaking tasks such as logging client books, entering data into our practice management system, filing, scanning, running standard reports and assisting with reception cover.

If you are personable and confident to communicate with people at all levels, have a real willingness to learn, a keen eye for detail, good knowledge of Microsoft packages and think you will enjoy assisting others and working as part of a team we would love to hear from you.

This a full-time role Monday to Friday core office hours are 9am - 5.15pm

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Accounts & Audit Semi – Seniors

This is a perfect opportunity for someone looking to progress their Accountancy career to the next level, you may be part ACA or ACCA qualified looking to continue with your professional studies or be QBE with several years practice experience under your belt.

Your role would be to support our progressive Accounts and Audit team with the preparation of statutory and management accounts and support on Audits across a varied, mixed portfolio of clients.

If you have a couple of years practice experience and want to further your career now and in the future this would be an ideal role for you. Full training support would be available if currently studying.

Accounts & Audit Seniors

We are currently looking for Seniors to join our expanding Accounts and Audit teams. This is the perfect opportunity to further your career down either the Accounts or Audit route or a mixed portfolio of both. Working for Knill James you will get unrivalled exposure to a mixed client base bringing interest and variety to your portfolio and every day work.

Successful applicants will be:

  • Ideally ACCA or ACA qualified or QBE and able to demonstrate a high standard of technical knowledge gained through experience in the field
  • Previous practice experience
  • Proven experience in managing the full audit cycle
  • Experienced at managing and training junior staff
  • First class presentation and communication skills
  • Excellent IT experience with a knowledge of CCH and Caseware being advantageous
  • Able to work closely with clients forging strong and lasting relationships
  • Able to ensure that all deadlines and budgets are met whilst also being able to delegate tasks across the team supervising junior colleagues and reviewing their work

Application process

To apply for any of these opportunities please complete an application form and send this along with your CV to or post to HR Department, One Bell Lane, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 1JU.

Please familiarise yourself with our privacy statement for information on how your personal details will be used during our recruitment process.

If you have any questions or would like further information please contact Tracey Tivey, HR Coordinator on 01273 480480.

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