Kreston Reeves LLP

Accounts Assistant

Location
Chichester, UK
Salary
Competitive salary + benefits
Posted
06 Feb 2023
Closes
06 Mar 2023
Ref
455
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Kreston Reeves is currently hiring for an Accounts Assistant to join on a permanent basis in Chichester.

We are so much more than just accountants, business and financial advisers…

Our purpose is to guide our clients, colleagues, and communities to a brighter future.

Kreston Reeves LLP

We’re committed to living by our purpose and values - 'Understand’, 'Look ahead’, 'Make it personal’, 'Be crystal clear’ and 'Be human’. And have created a culture in which we strive for our clients, colleagues, and communities to thrive.

We work as a team and have a wide range of skills, specialisms, and expertise amongst us. We pride ourselves on being a socially responsible employer and have a very active Corporate Social Responsibility programme which holds us accountable against four of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals - 'Good health and wellbeing’, 'Quality education’, 'Reduced inequalities’ and 'Climate action’.

Kreston Reeves is an equal opportunities employer committed to fostering a diverse, fair and inclusive culture. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for our roles and equal consideration will be given to every application.

Our people are our core asset so it’s important to us that we create an environment where they are recognised, included, and valued.

Accounts Assistant

As Accounts Assistant, 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 Accounts Assistant are to control a portfolio of clients and ensure that compliance matters are with on time.

The Accounts Assistant will be responsible for:

  • 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
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in practice

What's in it for me?

Kreston Reeves is passionate about its people; we want our colleagues to develop the things they are good at and enjoy.

By joining us you can expect:

  • Autonomy to develop and grow your skills and experience
  • Opportunities to develop a varied portfolio of work with different clients
  • Strong, inspiring and thought-provoking leadership
  • A genuinely supportive and collaborative environment
  • A culture of learning in a stimulating environment

As well as this, we offer:

Leave We offer a generous annual leave allowance, Holiday buying (up to 5 days), Agile working

Retail – Restaurant cards (Gourmet Society and Tastecard), Discount shopping, Fabyouless

Mental Wellbeing – Employee assistance programme and counselling

Physical Wellbeing – Vitality PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment Insurance, Critical Illness Insurance, BMI Health Assessment, GymFlex, DNAFit, Annual flu jab

Financial Wellbeing – 5% matched contribution pension, 2x salary Life Assurance, Westfield Health Cash Plan, 50% Income Protection for 5 years, Increase to Life Assurance, Increase to Health Cash Plan, Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (yourself and/or family)

CSR – Give as you earn, 1 day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes

Travel – Cycle to work scheme, Travel Insurance, Interest Free Season Ticket Loan (London only), Interest Free Car or Motorbike Loan

Recognition – Discretionary yearly bonus, monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values demonstration, fair and transparent meritocracy

Development – We offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business. Access to a calendar of training courses run internally and externally, offer paid professional subscriptions

Diversity Inclusion and Belonging – We operate several Family friendly policies, offer Childcare vouchers and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment

Kreston Reeves celebrates and promotes diversity and acknowledges that difference brings value to our business. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome an application from you regardless of your race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We believe in creating an even playing field for all of our colleagues, where we can all belong.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

Unfortunately we are unable to provide any form of visa sponsorship, so candidates must be a UK/Irish citizen or already possess a current UK Working Visa.

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