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Accounts Director

Job Title: Accounts Director
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hertford
Industry:
Salary: Competitive
Reference: 20-08-11
Job Published: August 27, 2020 16:17

Job Description

Accounts Director – Qualified Accountant, Client Services, Accountancy Services, Business Services

 

Competitive Salary + Benefits

 

Are you looking to take the next step on your journey? Want to be part of an international family whose vision is “To make their services smarter, more effective, and more personal every day”?  Then you could be our next investment! At Wilkins Kennedy, you are in control of your career and with our support this will make us even stronger, together.  Our motto when it comes to career development is “Your Journey – Your Voice – Your Success ".

 

 

Wilkins Kennedy

Wilkins Kennedy is a leading firm of Accountants and Business Advisors operating across the UK, Nordics and the USA. We are a family of over 6,500 employees and work across 100 offices in the UK alone. We have seen dramatic growth in recent years and as we continue our growth journey.  We are now looking to invest in our skills set even further!

 

Our values are our motivations:

Our values are at the heart of everything we do. We are looking for people who also believe in these drivers as we work together to achieve success for both our colleagues and our clients alike.  As a business we believe we are stronger together. We share knowledge, ask for help and empower each other to achieve more collectively.  We are open minded and value everyone’s contribution, embracing our differences and fostering a culture of trust and inclusion. We look for people who adapt quickly to change, finding smart ways to deliver the best results and remain one step ahead. Does that sound like you?

 

To get the job that you’ll love

For us, the personal attributes of each of our employees are what makes us authentic in the marketplace. We look for people who can collaborate with peers but can also bring their own voice to the table. We want people who are dynamic in their approach and respectful of other people’s opinions. We are looking for someone who want to be more than just a team member, but who wants to join a family of likeminded individuals.

 

 

As part of your role as an Accounts and Business Services Director you will be leading a team of all levels, from trainee to manager.  You will be responsible for the success of the department, while managing client relationships, winning work and developing your team.  From a technical perspective, you will be able to work closely with your clients to understand their business needs and ensure they are provided with a personal and tailored service for both day to day compliance and advisory aspects by both you and the team you lead.

 

You will have the opportunity to work closely with other departments within your office, to help shape to journey of the office itself.  There is a positive culture of collaboration across offices, allowing you to build a network of colleagues within the Wilkins Kennedy family to provide both a supportive and effective team, but also a nurturing and approachable culture through mentorship at all levels.  For your own development, the learning and development team will work closely with you to further your own skillset internally to ensure you are ready for the next step, should you wish to take it.

 

A note from the Hiring Manager;

 

A fantastic opportunity for an experienced and motivated individual to take on a senior management role within a dynamic and collaborative team and a growing business.

 

 

Why join the Wilkins Kennedy family?

The relationship we have with our colleagues is of the upmost importance to us as a business.  Your voice is important to us.  Attracting and retaining the right people who will deliver the level of service that our clients expect is key to both ours and your success.

 

We offer training and development opportunities to all employees. In nurturing talent from all backgrounds, this helps us to grow our own and bring out the best in people.

 

 

What’s in it for you?

 

  • Pension - Looking after your future self when it’s time to step back and relax.
  • 25 days annual leave + bank holidays – Time to focus on your family and what’s important to you. Where will your precious time take you?
  • Agile Working – We’re on a mission to give you back your time.
  • Life Assurance – 4 x times salary, our family is important to us, and so is yours.
  • Employee Referral Bonus – We’re always looking for talented individuals to join our family.
  • Employee Benefits Portal – Cashback and vouchers on everyday purchases.
  • Extensive Learning & Development Opportunities – Continuous development and support not only for your professional qualifications but also for your personal goals and aspirations, so we can grow together.
  • Opportunity to attend social events – Time to stop, pause and have fun.
  • Career Coaching – Better never stops. Sharing our time to make the best use of yours.