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Agricultural Equity Partner

Specialist agricultural division of Davisons Chartered Accountants practice working with strong in-house farm consultants, financial and tax planners and probate department require an equity partner to support the existing directors and approximately 1200 farming clients of varying types and sizes.

As an Agricultural Partner you will be able to demonstrate a broad depth of experience and technical knowledge in the following areas:-

  • Succession and inheritance tax advice
  • The dairy farm sector
  • Establishing farming companies
  • Business plans, grants, funding applications
  • Development land and property planning
  • Experience with Country estates, trusts and Self Invested Property pension plans an advantage
  • Experience with specialist farm software packages an advantage

Specialised training will be given where appropriate in key areas on a structured in-house basis.

Professional qualification – ACCA / ACA / CTA. Agricultural accounting knowledge would be an advantage.

Salary will be within the range of £60,000 - £80,000 basic, commensurate with experience.

Full UK Driving Licence.

Davisons has fast become a major Firm in the South West, providing Accountancy, Taxation and Financial Advice to a wide variety of clients, within a broad cross section of the business community.  Davisons offer exciting career opportunities to anyone sharing in our ambition.

If you would like a confidential chat about this role then please call Martin Thorley of Merston Peters (recruitment specialists) on 01284 752945.

 

Tax Return Senior – South Molton Office

The Role of the Tax Return Senior:

An opportunity for an individual to prepare tax returns to a high standard for a portfolio of complex Private Clients.

Desired qualifications / experience of the Tax Return Senior:

Applicants will be expected to have recently worked in either General Practice, HM Revenue and Customs, the tax departments of Banking, Legal or other professional environments, with experience in communicating with clients and HMRC regarding their tax affairs including letters, emails and telephone calls.

The Tax Return Senior will need to have the ability to prepare personal, trust and company tax returns and a working knowledge of capital gains tax. Some awareness of Inheritance Tax and Value Added Tax would be an advantage, but not essential.

The AAT qualification would be advantageous although not essential, with training for the qualification available if desired.

A minimum education level up to A-Level or equivalent.

Benefits of working at Davions:

  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Staff social events
  • A modern busy office
  • Parking close by

The Tax Return Senior salary is commensurate with experience but will be within the range of £16,000 - £28,000.

 

Commercial Accounts Manager

The Role of Commercial Accounts Manager:

We are looking to recruit a qualified (ACCA, ACA, AAT) or qualified by experience manager to look after a mixed fee block of commercial clients. Applicants for the Commercial Accounts Manager position will be expected to have worked recently in General Practice.

Commercial Accounts Manager should have the following qualities:-

  • Versatile and capable of working at a high level with a wide portfolio of clients, including partnerships and limited companies
  • Have a passion for providing a proactive level of service and added value to clients
  • Be able to handle the basic tax processing and tax planning as a minimum in conjunction with the accounting work

Ideally similar professional office experience with a tax bias with a mix of sectors and hands on with partnership, LLP and corporate clients. Must be able to work well in a team and organise and manage juniors.

Benefits of working at Davions:

  • Specific training will be given where appropriate
  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Staff social events
  • A modern busy office
  • Parking close by

The Commercial Accounts Manager salary is commensurate with experience but will be within the range of £30,000 - £55,000.

 

Senior Commercial / Audit Manager

The Role of the Senior Commercial / Audit Manager:

Co-ordinate and organise assignments for a portfolio of clients and to carry out the lead role in audit assignments.

Key Responsibilities:

You will take responsibility for audit planning through to completion, staff planning, field work and reporting findings.

Desired qualifications / experience:

To be considered for the position of Senior Commercial / Audit Manager you will need:

  • ACA /ACCA qualified
  • Recent experience of taking a lead role on audit assignments
  • Experience of working with larger corporate clients is essential
  • To be a self-starter, versatile and capable of working with a wide portfolio of clients
  • To be hard working, with a passion for providing a proactive level of servicing and added value to clients

Benefits of working at Davsions:

  • Stakeholder pension
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Staff social events
  • A modern busy office
  • Parking close by

Salary is £40,000 + and will be commensurate with experience.

Information

We welcome applications from qualified and experienced professionals (ACA, ACCA, CTA, AAT, ATT) and are always keen to hear from talented and passionate individuals working within general practice.

We also recruit a number of trainees every year and therefore welcome applications from A level students wishing to embark on an AAT training programme or graduates who wish to become a trainee accountant (ACA or ACCA).

Career progression opportunities exist for applicants who demonstrate the right ability, work ethic and drive to succeed. Davisons offer competitive salaries and bonus structures and run intensive internal training programmes in addition to external courses to enable everyone to develop their full potential.

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