Kreston Reeves LLP

Outsourcing Semi-Senior

Competitive salary + benefits
04 Dec 2023
04 Jan 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Part qualified

Kreston Reeves is currently hiring for an Outsourcing Semi-Senior to join our office in Sandwich.

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.

Outsourcing Semi-Senior

As Outsourcing Semi-Senior, your role will be to manage the delivery of Outsourcing work across the service line, ensuring team members adherence to required standards, and outsourcing work is completed on time, to standard and within budget.

Scope/Reach & Key Relationships

  • All those involved in delivery of outsourcing work
  • Partners and employees who are key stakeholders in outsourcing work across the SL
  • Client contacts
  • Supervision of outsourcing assistant


Job/Workflow & Technical Management

  • Ensure the implementation of all relevant client outsourcing work ensuring effective team workflow
  • Checking budgets and timelines on jobs so as to be clear on the framework being worked to
  • Participate in planning meetings as required
  • Implementation or delegation of key client outsourcing work in line with agreed budget ensuring adherence to The KR Way standards of performance document liaising with Managers upwards where necessary on overly complex areas.
  • Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with all clients and internal stakeholders on progress for each key task or phase
  • Prepare bills and monitor WIP for director/partner/manager to review as required
  • Complete periodic self-assessment reviews for each regular outsourcing job undertaken
  • Application of learnings from one outsourcing job to the next

Client, Internal and External Organisational Contact

  • Act as a key point of contact for nominated clients so as to manage all their outsourcing requirements
  • Attend client meetings as required
  • Return phone calls and written correspondence to all of the above within required deadline and ensure promises are kept
  • Attend review and close down meetings for others’ clients as required and discuss outsourcing queries with clients as they arise

Leadership, People Management and Development

  • Support assistants who are involved in production and delivery of outsourcing work
  • Ensure clear task plans & milestones for each piece of outsourcing work
  • Provide feedback to all team members involved in specific outsourcing work on adherence to standards, errors, learnings and opportunity for add value

Keys Skills and Experience

  • Part qualified AAT
  • Knowledge of QuickBooks and Xero
  • Bookkeeping experience
  • Team player
  • Willingness to learn

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.

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 InsuranceBMI Health AssessmentGymFlex, DNAFit, Annual flu jab

Financial Wellbeing –   5% matched contribution pension, 2x salary Life AssuranceWestfield Health Cash Plan50% 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 earn1 day off to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes

Travel –   Cycle to work schemeTravel InsuranceInterest Free Season Ticket Loan (London only)Interest Free Car or Motorbike Loan

Recognition –   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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