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Accountant - Business Services

Job Title: Accountant - Business Services
Location: Canterbury
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 234
Contact Email: recruitment@krestonreeves.com
Job Published: June 03, 2019 11:03

Job Description

Accountant

We are currently recruiting for an Accountant to join Kreston Reeves across Kent.

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 an Accountant you will ensure that all client administrative matters are up to date and accurate and take responsibility for client billing and recovery of internal costs.  You will need to have at least three years experience in practice, be self motivated and driven to look after a portfolio of owner managed business clients, working directly for the managers and partners in the department.

The objectives of the role

To control a portfolio of clients and ensure that compliance matters are dealt with on time.

Responsibilities

 Along with those responsibilities mentioned above you will:

  • Assist with training and supervision of more junior staff
  • Become involved in local networking opportunities
  • Support managers and partners with ad hoc strategic and advisory projects

Requirements

  • Qualified to ACA, ACCA or AAT, or qualified by experience would be considered
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self driven and highly motivated
  • Strong attention to detail

 

***RECRUITMENT AGENCIES***

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.