Agriculture and Property Accounts Manager

Location Kettering, Northamptonshire, England
Discipline: Agriculture, Farming
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £Starting salary between £50,000 - £55,000 dependant on level of experience
Contact name: Ollie O'Driscoll

Contact email: ollie@agrifj.co.uk
Job ref: 14769 OO
Published: 2 months ago
Startdate: ASAP

Agriculture and Property Accounts Manager

Location of the Job: Kettering

The Company: Our client is a growing independent accounting and business advisory firm. They provide tailored audit, accounting, payroll, taxation and business advice across diverse sectors including Agriculture. They work closely with their clients to delivery carefully planned and clever solutions that are bespoke to their individual needs.

The Industry: Chartered Accountants and Business Advisors.

The Job Role Details:

As an Agricultural and Property Manager you will manage a portfolio of around 200 key rural business clients and provide tailored accounting and tax planning solutions. Building strong, lasting relationships.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide exceptional levels of service to rural business clients on a wide variety of areas, on a cost effective & timely basis.

  • Responding to client queries, and those from third parties (e.g. HMRC)

  • Building long lasting partnerships with clients to become their point of contact on day-to-day matters.

  • Reviewing accounts and tax returns prepared by more junior staff.

  • Assisting with the management of the Agriculture and Property Department to meet departmental objectives through planning.

  • Completing staff appraisal forms providing feedback (good and bad) and training as required.

  • Seeking to identify business and tax planning opportunities, VAT issues, NIC issues, business planning points, etc as part of the review process.

  • Assisting partners with specific assignments e.g. business planning, advisory and tax matters.

  • Assisting partners in controlling WIP within the section by progressing work to completion/ billing point swiftly. Liaising with partners re WIP and raising bills/ assisting as required.

  • Monitoring progress against deadlines and ensuring these are met- e.g. company reporting, P11ds, tax returns, etc

Ideal Person Skills & Qualifications:

  • ACA or ACCA or CTA Qualification or equivalent experience

  • Accounts and Tax experience within a Practice environment

  • Ability to review and complete accounts files quickly and efficiently

  • Ability to review and complete personal tax returns quickly and efficiently

  • Strong computer literacy

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Strong marketing, networking, and business development skills

  • In-depth accounts preparation knowledge

  • Knowledge of accounting systems and their uses and benefits

  • Solid MS Office products knowledge

Desirable:

Experience at manager level within a Practice environment

Experience with rural business or related services

Additional Information: This is a permanent, full-time position.

Salary Package: A basic salary of £50,000 - £55,000 per year depending on experience.

Plus Benefits: Uplifted pension scheme, Flexible working, Health insurance, Progression opportunities, Medical cash plan, Fantastic culture, Regular staff social events + many more

How to apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to; Ollie@agriFJ.co.uk

We thank all applicants who apply for this role. However, please be advised that only those short listed for an interview will be contacted. Please be assured that your job application will be managed in complete confidence and your personal details will not be passed to any third party without your prior permission.

Agricultural and Farming Jobs are an established specialist Agricultural Recruitment business with offices based in rural Worcestershire. We have a specialist and dedicated Headhunting Recruitment Division as well as a specialist Jobs Advertising Division. We recruit specifically for all roles within the Agricultural industry and support the recruitment needs of all related clients including; Farms, Agricultural Machinery, Fresh Produce, Food, Horticultural, Equestrian, Finance and Veterinary companies on an International basis. We offer an exceptional service with a personable, yet highly professional approach.