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Business Advisory Manager

01 August 20222022-08-01
City Centre, Aberdeen City
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Hutcheon Mearns is proud to be working with a highly regarded local accountancy practice, to recruit a Business Advisory Manager to join their specialist Rural/Agriculture team in Aberdeen.

The successful candidate will be responsible for working closely with the Firm’s Client Relationship Managers, specialising in the agriculture sector to support the relevant clients to grow their business. As specialists in the agriculture sector, acting for more than 2000 farming clients across Scotland, the firm understands the issues that their customers face and the support they need to meet their business objectives.

There are good development opportunities, with this role being suited to someone who wants to advance their career within an accountancy practice.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and managing the timely and profitable completion of a portfolio of client work which may include yearend management accounts, corporate and personal tax returns, VAT returns, management accounts, budgets, and forecasts for selected clients, liaising with Client Relationship Managers and Specialists across the business where required.
  • Review of assistants/seniors’ work, providing feedback and coaching
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with clients, contacts, and colleagues.
  • Engaging and consulting actively with our Specialists, coordinating their involvement in advisory work, and identifying cross-selling opportunities
  • Dealing with ad-hoc client queries, telephone calls and meetings
  • Portfolio management duties including client take-on, fee preparation and WIP/debt management.

Required Experience:

  • Strong IT Skills
  • Experience using accounts and tax software packages
  • ICAS/ACCA qualified or similar
  • Good working knowledge of client accounting systems such as Sage and Xero
  • Extensive experience dealing with corporate and unincorporated accounts with agricultural and/or fishing experience preferred
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise workload
  • Attention to detail
  • The ability to liaise with staff at all levels.

If you’re ready to work in an innovative and forward-thinking firm alongside talented, sharp minds, apply today.