Job Description

Trust Supervisor

We are currently recruiting for a Trust Supervisor to join Kreston Reeves in London.

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

As a Trust Supervisor you will report to the Trust Partner and Trust Manager.  You will provide taxation and general advice regarding trust formation, reorganisations involving breaking trusts and general IHT planning.  You will be responsible for managing your own portfolio of clients, with appropriate support.

The objectives of the role

To be an integral member of the trust department, which looks after a large number of trusts, deceased estates and high net worth families.


 Along with those responsibilities mentioned above you will:

  • Possess a high level of technical expertise

  • Be responsible for supporting high net worth family groups

  • Support the team’s workflow, billing and debtors to ensure that key deadlines, including annual accounts and tax compliance are met

  • Have direct client contact


  • Experience as a trust controller or supervisor within a trust team;

  • Experience of supporting a dedicated team of trust advisers;

  • STEP membership or willing to study for the qualification.

  • Experience of supporting high net worth family groups and offshore trusts;

  • Probate and estate experience (not essential, as training will be given);

  • Accountancy or tax qualification or willing to study (a full study support package will be offered).

For a full job description please contact if required.


Kreston Reeves will not accept CVs unless The Recruitment Team has instructed you to work on a position.

Kreston Reeves asks that you DO NOT send any speculative CVs to recruiters, Partners or Hiring Managers across any of the offices in Kent, London and Sussex as we will not be liable for any fees obtained through unsolicited/speculative CVS.

Many thanks for your cooperation.

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