AGRICULTURAL ACCOUNTS MANAGER
Our client based in the stunning location of North Devon seeks an experienced, high calibre Agricultural Accounts Manager to join their growing team.
This person would be someone who has previous experience of working in practice specifically within the agricultural sector and has had exposure to the essential elements of client service and delivery.
The successful applicant willbe part of a team of 6 people working in agricultural accounts department.
Prepare accounts for mainly a variety of agricultural businesses being limited companies from trial balance stage, as well as sole traders and partnerships from primary records.
Prepare monthly and/or quarterly management accounts including variance analysis maintain clien tbooks and records on a regular basis.
Preparation of VAT returns
Preparation ofCorporation Tax, Partnership Tax and Personal Tax returns ready for review Build and maintain strong relationships with new and existing clients.
Work and liaise with other members in the accounts team and colleagues in other parts of the firm as necessary to provide high qualityclientservice
Project manage to meet deadlines and budget constraints
Able to communicate clearly with colleagues and clients at all levels Able to managea block of high wealth clients to the highest standard.
A proven track record of establishing and maintaining strong client relationships A proactive approach to problem solving and delivering client solutions
Demonstrate ability to take responsibility and use own initiative
Full, clean driving license as some work may require travel
SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
ACCA/ACA Qualified with previous experience of working in practice
Good knowledge ofthe farming sector and experience preparing farm accounts and Tax Returns
Experience with farm related taxation policies, farmersaveraging, herd basis
Broad range of experience dealing with all aspects of limited companies, as well as sole traders and partnerships
Technically capable of producing statutory accounts and producing letters and reports to a high professional standard
Workingknowledge of Sage and Microsoft Excelis essential Working knowledge of CCH is desirable
- Relocation package to assist with move to the area
- A competitive remuneration package
- Training and development within the role
- Opportunity to progress in your career within a growing company
- 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Generous pension and bonus paid on additional business that comes to the business