Kreston Reeves LLP

Senior Not For Profit

Competitive salary + benefits
20 May 2024
29 May 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant, Audit
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Senior Not-For-Profit

Are you someone who enjoys giving back to its communities and has a strong interest in or has experience of specialising in charity and not for profits clients? Then we may have an opportunity just for you. 

We are looking for a part qualified/qualified accountant who enjoys running a portfolio of predominately charity clients to join our Not For Profit team in Kent. As a Senior Not For Profit in Kent, your office base can be either Chatham or Canterbury - plus we offer hybrid working which involves working 3 days in the office, and 2 from home.  

Your primary role will be to support an assistant manager in leading Independent Examinations and accounts preparation, from planning to completion for a range of our clients. You will have exposure to compiling and overseeing accounts preparation and will be responsible for leading and training assistants and reviewing their work with progression in role development. 

About the role

As a Senior Not For Profit, you will be responsible for running a portfolio of charity clients, including Independent Examinations and charity accounts. Your other key responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and support a client portfolio, ensuring the maximising of client advocacy & fee levels from own portfolio, ensuring proactive contact at key times (eg timetable planning). 
  • Act as a key point of contact for other charity audit clients so as to maximise delivered work.
  • Return phone calls and written correspondence to all of the above within required deadline and ensure promises are kept.

What we're looking for

  • Experience within a small firm, preparing audits and accounts and undertaking Independent Examinations for not-for-profit entities
  • Ideally have knowledge of charity SORP 
  • Experience with their own portfolio of clients with the ability to manage their clients needs
  • Passion for the not-for-profit sector
  • Enthusiasm with supporting assistant managers and managers with the sector
  • Collaborative working with teams across Kent and Sussex

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 wealth 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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