Agricultural Accounts Manager
A leading, Devon based firm of Chartered accountants is searching for a qualified, practice professional with direct agricultural knowledge and experience, as an Agricultural Accounts Manager, within their Agricultural team in Exeter. The role provides excellent career progression and development potential. Client Details This Devon based accountancy practice is a leading, South West firm of chartered accountants, growing and undergoing positive growth, development and planning for the long term future development of the firm. The firm has a wide ranging client base across varied industries, sectors and turnovers, with a excellent reputation in the agricultural sector. Description Joining the firm as an Agricultural Accounts Manager, based at the firms Exeter 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. They are seeking a qualified ACA/ ACCA / CA manager, who has direct agricultural knowledge, experience and a passion for delivering accounting services and advice in this field. The firm and role offers the lifestyle benefits of a Devon based opportunity, along with a strong rural and agricultural heritage. The role offers a superb opportunity for an accounting professional, looking to progress within this field. Profile The ideal candidate will be qualified ACA, ACCA, CA, with a mix of either large, national firm, accountancy practice background and regional independent firm background, or regional, independent, accountancy firm background only. You will have either direct, recent and significant expertise in agricultural sector accounting as an Agricultural Accounts Manager, and/or, a small business accounting background and a working knowledge of business and personal tax and be able to demonstrate a genuine passion and interest in the agricultural sector. The partners are keen to mould this opportunity around the right individual. Therefore the level of experience of the right individual could range from a recently qualified professional, with up to 2 years or more post qualified experience,through to experienced Managers with 4 - 5 years or more, post qualified experience, seeking the right long term, career move. You will be able to demonstrate both the technical expertise in this field along with the additional competencies they will be looking for in the right individual, client facing, business development ability and aptitude to progress in the firm. You will be searching for a role where you can develop and act as a lead for colleagues and other offices as the agricultural expert. You will also have the ambition and drive to become partner in the future with business development skills and the ability to lead and motivate a team and develop the firm's client base further in this sector. Job Offer £40000 - circa £55,000 plus benefits, negotiable, dependent on level , experience and background.