Bob Southey




Bob is Head of Audit at Wilkins Kennedy. He began his career at BDO, where he trained and then worked for over 20 years. He joined Wilkins Kennedy in 2008 and became a Partner of the firm in 2011.

Bob’s large client portfolio consists mainly of owner managed businesses across a wide variety of sectors, including healthcare and medical, manufacturing and engineering, retail, technology and property and construction. Bob also works with a number of charitable and not for profit organisations.

Bob is committed to providing his clients with a personal and bespoke service, giving advice and support on a wide range of issues. He is an experienced auditor, leading the audit team at the Guildford branch of WK and is responsible for the delivery of statutory audits for the office’s corporate and not for profit clients.

Bob is a member of the Audit and Assurance Faculty (ICAEW), a member of the Charity and Voluntary Group (ICAEW) and a member of the Healthcare Group (ICAEW).

Bob is also a Governor at Prior’s Field School.

Bob is in the throes of completing a house build and landscaping the garden. He has many sporting interests, but particularly loves cricket and football. He also enjoys dog walking and travelling.

Areas of expertise

  • Audit and assurance
  • Retail & Wholesale
  • Property & Construction
  • Technology
  • Solicitors

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