Kreston Reeves LLP

Accounts Assistant Manager

Brighton / Hybrid
Competitive salary + benefits
14 May 2024
04 Jun 2024
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Contract type
Full time
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We are currently seeking an Accounts Assistant Manager to join our friendly team in Brighton on a hybrid basis (2/3 days in the office). Our expanding team serves a diverse range of dynamic and growing clients, ranging from sole traders to multi-million-pound businesses with both a UK and global presence - this diverse clientele brings a rich variety to the role. This position offers a fantastic chance for your professional growth, allowing you to specialize if desired and if the workload permits.

About the role 

As an Accounts Assistant Manager, you will manage, support and develop a client portfolio ensuring the optimisation of client advocacy and fee levels within the assigned portfolio. You will also help manage and support the office team including work plan allocations and team training. Your key responsibilities as an Accounts Assistant Manager include but are not limited to: 

  • Plan and prioritise client Accounts work and ensure establishment of scope and budget for each piece of client Accounts work under own control and ensure adequate briefing and training to team members where relevant.
  • Preparation and delegation of key client Accounts work.
  • Supervise the progress of work and team including maintaining effective communication with clients and internal stakeholders, providing updates on the advancement of tasks. 
  • Preparation and review of advisory work including management accounts, cashflow forecasting and VAT returns.
  • Portfolio management including timely billing, WIP reviews and debtor collection.
  • Work directly with clients to develop those relationships and expand advisory services delivered.
  • Opportunities to represent the firm at networking events to build our profile locally

What we're looking for: 

  • ACA/ACCA qualified or qualified by experience 
  • Ability to prioritise workload and adaptable 
  • Someone who has an enquiring nature 
  • Team player who enjoys being part of a friendly and social team but who can work independently when required 
What we can offer:  
  • Financial wellbeing – competitive salary, contributory pension scheme, life assurance, Westfield Health Cash Plan, income protection. Options to increase pension, life assurance and healthcare cash plan (for yourself and/or family)
  • Leave – 25.5 days plus bank holidays, holiday buying (up to 5 days)
  • Mental wellbeing – hybrid working (3 days in the office/2 from home) and flexible working policies, employee assistance programme and counselling
  • Physical wellbeing – we also offer voluntary benefits such as BUPA PMI/Westfield Hospital Treatment insurance, critical illness insurance, BMI health assessment, GymFlex, annual flu jab
  • Recognition – monthly nominations for financial awards based on culture and values
  • Development – we offer continuous support and development with clear mapped progression routes across the business, as well as access to internal and external training courses
  • Diversity, inclusion and belonging – we operate several family-friendly policies and take proactive steps to create an inclusive environment
  • ESG – give as you earn, 1 extra day off each year to take up volunteering opportunities. Opportunities to support our commitment to charitable causes
  • Travel – other optional benefits include: cycle to work scheme, travel insurance, interest-free season ticket loan (London only), interest-free car/motorbike loan

About Kreston Reeves

With 200 years of history, we are an award-winning professional services firm with offices in London, Kent and Sussex. We provide a full range of accountancy, business advisory and financial services, tailored to our clients’ needs.

We guide our clients, colleagues and communities to a brighter future. We help businesses, not for profit organisations, individuals and families with more than just accountancy, business and wealth advice.

Our dedication to providing a personal service is what sets us apart – we get to know you, understand your goals, support and advise you on your journey to help you realise your ambitions.

We’re proud to be B Corp™ certified, demonstrating our commitment to our environmental, social and governance programme which is central to our purpose and vision. We actively encourage all our colleagues to give back to their local communities whenever they can.

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

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