Agricultural Accounts Manager

Permanent Full time Debbie Voaden, Branch Manager in Accounting / Finance
  • Post Date: 17/11/2021
  • Salary: £35,000.00 - £45,000.00 / per Annum
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Job Description

Joining our client at Manager level you will be based at the firms Exeter or Holsworthy offices, you will take responsibility for a rural and agricultural focused portfolio, providing all round accounting services and advice.

The role has arisen through a combination of positive growth and planning to facilitate the addition of future partner potential individuals within this specialist sector. The firm is therefore looking to attract career focused professionals, with the demonstrable skills and attitude to progress within the firm.

The firm and role provides the potential for a route to partnership, in the medium and longer term. Your career path within the firm will be structured and guided, by highly respected specialists in this sector and you will have the full support and backing to progress in your career.

Location   Exeter or Holsworthy (with travel)


  • To take responsibility of a rural and agricultural focused portfolio, providing all round accounting services and advice;
  • Prepare or review year end accounts and resulting income tax or corporation tax returns;
  • Control and review VAT return preparation;
  • Deal with day to day client matters and liaise with a Partner on general issues and specific one off projects;
  • Provide a comprehensive business advice service through client meetings and business plans;
  • Manage the portfolio to ensure all deadlines are met;
  • Organise and oversee the administration of the client portfolio to deal with billing and work flow;
  • Market the firm and help to bring in new clients as well as promoting added value services provided by the firm;
  • Supervisory role – assist with the day to day running of the department; mentor and train more junior members of the team; manage the overall workloads of the department.

Person Specification

  • ACA/ ACCA/ CTA qualified (or equivalent);
  • Practice experience (either large, national firm or regional, independent accountancy practice;
  • Recent and significant expertise in agricultural sector accounting with working knowledge of associated tax;
  • Being able to demonstrate a genuine passion and interest in this sector;
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport quickly with colleagues and clients;
  • Be able to demonstrate both the technical expertise in this field along with the additional competencies in client facing, business development ability and aptitude to progress in the firm;
  • Act as a lead for colleagues and other offices as the agricultural expert;
  • Ambition and drive to become a partner in the future with business development skills and the ability to lead and motivate a team and to develop the firms client base further in this sector.

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