The Ayrshire side now find themselves in a European qualifying position for the first time since the 2018/19 season where they beat Rangers on the final day of the campaign to finish third, leaving Aberdeen in fourth on goal difference.
Now the Killie boss is adamant his side must stay fully focused on their visitors Dundee tomorrow afternoon and not get carried away with what comes with a top four finish.
Making the journey to Rugby Park tomorrow is former Kilmarnock assistant manager Tony Docherty who has proved the Dundee doubters wrong as his side now sit seventh in the Premiership table with three games in hand to play.
Derek McInnes was full of praise for his former number two ahead of his sides clash with The Dee stating his recruitment has been impressive since taking the job in May.
McInnes said: “I speak to his regularly enough and he’s been delighted with the amount of backing he’s had from the board.
“I think any manager is just looking for that level of support when they go into a job. Particularly when it’s his first job and I think he’s clearly enjoying the role.
“I think any managers job can be more difficult or a bit easier that good connection and support from the board and I think he’s been delighted with what he’s had.”