Additional Resources Ltd.

Accountant Manager

Accountant Manager - Banbury

Salary - up to £50k + Flexible Working + Study Support + 25 Day Holidays + Pension + Life Insurance + Free Car Parking

The Client

Our client are one of the top 100 Chartered Accountants and Business Advisers who work in partnership with their clients to ensure the clients achieve their aims, with offices in Banbury, Bicester, High Wycombe and Witney.

Their customers are at the centre of all that they do.

They want to help the client solve their problems and enable them to plan for their future.

They seek to provide a friendly, highly effective personal service, providing straightforward advice based upon their deep knowledge and expertise.


Accounts, audit, business assurance, tax and corporate finance services, charities and not for profit, professional services, agriculture, manufacturing, distribution, retail, leisure, hospitality, property, construction, VAT, service charge accounting, technology, personal tax, business development, succession, business tax, cloud accounting, corporate finance, payroll, and accountancy.

The Role

The company are looking to recruit a qualified accountant to manage their portfolio of agriculture clients to be based at the Banbury office.

You will report to directors responsible for the agriculture portfolio and will take responsibility for a large rural and agriculture focused portfolio, providing all round accounting and taxation services, offering tailored advice and planning.

This is a new role for us which has arisen through a combination of director retirements, positive growth over the last twelve months, together with planned future growth within this sector.


Reviewing accounts and tax returns prepared by other members of the agricultural team and clearing all review points to director level.

This will include farming companies, partnerships and sole traders.

Developing relationships with clients through meetings and regular contact to ensure that you become their point of contact on day-to-day matters.

Providing consistently high levels of service to the entire portfolio covering all aspects of accounting and tax in a cost effective and timely manner.

Assisting the agricultural directors with specific advisory reports in relation to inheritance tax planning, development land, VAT registration, farm diversification and other matters that may arise which will cover all relevant taxes.

General management of the agriculture portfolio including monthly WIP management and billing, staff feedback following job review and workflow management to ensure all work is completed before the relevant deadlines.

About You

You will be qualified ACA/ ACCA /CTA, with direct agricultural knowledge and a minimum of two years post qualification experience.

You will have the ability to review and complete accounts files & personal tax returns files in a cost effective and timely manner.

You will have strong computer skills with the ability to use the MS office suite of products and your strong accounting skills will demonstrate experience with Sage, Xero, Quickbooks and Key Accounts.

You will have strong problem resolution skills and the ability to identify possible solutions.

You will have good marketing, networking and business development skills and desire to grow the portfolio.

You will be organised and have the ability to prioritise jobs effectively.

Agricultural audit experience is desirable but not essential but you will be self-motivated and career focused with demonstratable skills and a passion for delivering accounting services and taxation advice in this field.

You will be career focused with a desire to progress within the company with a willingness to work outside normal hours as required.

As a team player you will have the ability to work autonomously when necessary but with an interest in people with a desire to assist more junior team members with the support they require.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a strong, longstanding, professional business in Banbury.

A company that takes pride in supporting its staff through good times and the challenging times we currently face.

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Additional Resources Ltd is an Employment Business and an Employment Agency as defined within The Conduct of Employment Agencies & Employment Businesses Regulations 2003

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