Meaningful work, close client contact, mentoring by ex big firm Partners. Great culture. Exposure to management accounting & advisory work
This is an opportunity for a business services accountants with a genuine interest in Agricultural Accounting to make a real difference. Agricultural accounting is a challenging, interesting and growing sector of the accounting profession. This is an opportunity to fast track your career in a direction that requires you to know your clients' businesses intimately. This will result in a huge amount of job satisfaction in assisting your clients successfully navigate the complexities of the industry, including fluctuating markets, large capital expenditure, and unpredictability in production. On offer is the opportunity to join one of the country's leading regional firms, but still be based in Melbourne (if you desire).
Agricultural accounting, and this opportunity, are worth exploring if it sounds at all interesting to you. Although your focus may change you will not be losing your business services and tax skills but enhancing and developing them to the highest standards that will only increase your value in the market place. However an extremely supportive and rewarding culture has resulted in extremely low staff turnover.
This is not your stereotypical accounting practice. They are progressive, passionate and have exceptionally high professional standards but most importantly they are very people focussed! Their high technical standards are supported by high quality external and internal training and mentoring from a leadership group that has been trained at the best and biggest city firms.
This role is based in the CBD or country but there is some (very manageable and flexible) travel involved if you are based in the city.
The firm is highly successful and has a very long list of loyal, "A" grade clients. The firm's success is built around knowing their clients beyond the profit and loss, and offering specialist advice in a range of areas. For example, as they have significant exposure to primary production, they have a large team of in-house agronomists to advise their farming clients. Their clients actually and demonstrably appreciate the assistance the firm provides them. You will enjoy being appreciated not only within the firm but also by your clients. In addition to accounting compliance you will be exposed to management accounting and business advisory projects. Basically anything you diverse client base is involved in, you will be involved in. The level of client interaction is a major feature of this opportunity.
If you enjoy working closely with large family businesses then this will prove a stimulating and rewarding role. Remuneration is also extremely generous to attract and retain the highest quality people. A flexible work environment make it a sustainable and long lasting career destination.
This role is based in the Melbourne CBD but as you will be working with regional clients it is anticipated that you will travel to their Head Office about once a month (flexible). It is expected you will be CA or CPA qualified and have local business services experience at a quality firm(s). Ideally you will have some connection to the country as this will give you an advantage in building relationships with the firm's clients.
If an opportunity like this interests you then please apply online below or call Andrew Clunies-Ross for a confidential discussion on 0467 467 848.
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