Business Services Manager (Agriculture)
We have an exciting opportunity for a professional, qualified accountant to join our team to lead on business services in accordance with our culture and values.
You will provide accounting and commercial advice to a portfolio of agriculture and farming clients, supporting the management team to achieve targets and ensuring operational objectives are met in line with Our 2025 Vision.
Duncan & Toplis, one of the UK’s top regional accountancy firms, specialise in accountancy, tax and business advice. Established in 1925, the team provide services to more than 12,000 businesses and individuals. We help each other as well as our communities, taking our social responsibility seriously by supporting local initiatives.
We develop talent and encourage ambitious individuals to progress their careers and expand their professional and personal development, whilst always ensuring we put our values – Trust, Strength, Direction and Value – at the forefront of everything we do.
We’re looking for talented people like you
Joining us as an agriculture business services manager, you will be ACA or ACCA qualified or qualified by experience with five years in general practice. You will be a good people manager who is confident developing relationships with new and existing clients, to identify opportunities to sell our services and pitch for new business opportunities. It would be advantageous to have the following skills, but we welcome all applicants to join our talented team:
- People management experience
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- Project management
- Specialist knowledge of the agriculture sector
- Familiarity with accounting software and Microsoft Office 365
What does this role involve?
As a business services manager, you will be the primary contact for a portfolio of agriculture and farming clients, taking overall responsibility for client relationship management. You will identify complex challenges your clients face and provide viable solutions for them, using the combined knowledge and skills of your team to add measurable value to the client experience. Recognised as a technical expert, both internally and externally, within agriculture, you will utilise opportunities to share knowledge and expertise to increase overall performance.
You will also ensure that everyone in your team is equipped with the skills they need to deliver the best possible client experience, coupled with clear career opportunities and a supportive work environment in which talents can flourish. You will conduct performance reviews and set clear objectives, maintaining fairness, equality, diversity, and inclusivity in everything that you do.
Be a Duncan & Toplis team member
At Duncan & Toplis we offer flexible working arrangements which include the option of hybrid and remote working. Aside from core hours, you can also work when it suits you, helping you to make work suit your lifestyle.
As well as this we offer mental health support, time to volunteer for charitable work and a discretionary Christmas bonus, which are just some of the perks of working at Duncan & Toplis.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview via Microsoft Teams with our talent acquisition lead.
To discuss this role further, please contact our careers team.