Jonathan Baillie

About Jonathan Baillie


Jon is an Audit and Assurance Partner based in our Newbury office. Jon joined James Cowper Kreston as a graduate trainee in 2007. In his role as Partner Jon acts for a large range of family and owner managed businesses.

Jon is a Fellow of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants and also a Member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.


Jon works with clients across a wide range of industries, including food, IT, manufacturing and leisure. Jon’s clients are typically owner managed and the services provided include audit, the preparation of accounts and taxation.

A large number of Jon’s clients trade internationally – both as subsidiaries of overseas parent companies and importing and exporting. Jon has worked closely with a number of other Kreston firms during the audit of large multinational groups and has significant experience of both reporting to overseas group auditors and managing group audits for which the Firm are responsible for the group audit experience.

Current strategic projects:

Most of Jon’s recent experience revolves around the annual audit and compliance process – ensuring that this runs as smoothly as possible and that clients are proactively advised as part of the process.

Recent projects include:

  • Working with a number of clients to assist in converting from UK to US GAAP following acquisition by US based listed companies.

  • Working closely with a number of US, and other overseas, based companies expanding into the UK, including advising on UK accounting standards and reviewing for differences to US GAAP, as well as providing details of UK regulatory requirements and assisting with the provision of audit information to the group auditors.

  • Working on a number of restructuring projects advising on the accounting implications and liaising closely with our business and personal tax teams to ensure advice is delivered as one.

Email: Jonathan Baillie

Tel: +44(0)1635 35255