Global vacancies

Accounts Senior

Location: Discovery Park & Canterbury

Closing date: 01/10/2021

1. Job Purpose:
To manage the delivery of accounts work across the service line, ensuring team members
adherence to required standards, where accounts work is completed on time, to standard and
within budget.
2. Scope/Reach & Key Relationships 
● All those involved in the delivery of accounts work
● Partners & colleagues who are key stakeholders in accounts work across the SL
● Client contacts
● Supervision of Accounts semi seniors & assistants 
● Government bodies and external organisations such as HMRC
3. Principal Accountabilities / Responsibilities: 
Job/Workflow & Technical Management 
● Ensure the implementation of all relevant client accounts work ensuring effective team workflow
● Arrange & lead accounts planning meetings so as to maximise implementation of immediate
● Ensure completion of processing for clients in other managers/senior manager/director portfolios
● Ensure full implementation of all client accounts work in line with agreed budget ensuring
adherence to The KR Way standards of performance document, with completed accounts ready
for partner/director/senior manager sign off
● Monitor work progress and ensure appropriate levels of communication with all clients and internal
stakeholders on progress for each key task or phase
● Research and seeking to resolve issues for upward communication in more complex clients or
higher risk aspects of accounts work
● Complete administration on client account files and set up relevant file reviews ensuring all 
sections are of a standard to be reviewed by a manager  
● Where agreed, review the work of accounts assistants
● Clearance of manager/director/partner review points as appropriate
● Provide assistance to other members of the service line as required
● Prepare bills and monitor WiP for director/partner/manager to review as required
● Act as a key point of contact for any offshoring resource 
Client, Internal and External Organisational Contact
● Act as a key point of contact for nominated clients so as to manage all their accounts compliance &
other service 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 accounts review and close down meetings for others’ clients as required Ensure client 
hygiene factors are in place, AML, KYC reviews, engagement letters, etc 

 Leadership, People Management, and Development 
● Supervise semi seniors & assistants who are involved in production and delivery of accounts work
● Ensure clear task plans & milestones for each piece of accounts work
● Provide feedback to all team members involved in specific accounts work on adherence to
standards, errors, learnings, and opportunity for value add
New Business Development
● Support the accounts team in delivering the required departmental incremental fee target via
networking, meeting attendance, business pitches & presenting at webinars 
● Start to develop internal Kreston Reeves connections across the Service Lines to assist in
identifying and supporting cross referral opportunities
4. Values – Demonstrates ‘living’ of the company’s values. 
● Understand – Be curious, ask more & listen. Put yourself in the other person’s shoes.
● Look Ahead – Anticipate the future, plan for it, and embrace the benefits of change.
● Make it Personal – Adapt to others’ needs, flex your style to get the best outcome for every
● Be Crystal Clear – Consult others, give helpful feedback; ensure people know what’s going on,
and how it impacts on them.
● Be Human – Invest time in building strong relationships, have a positive ‘can do’ attitude and help
others to grow. 

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