Agriculture Manager

    • Job Tracking ID: 512865-575965
    • Job Location: Visalia, CA
    • Job Level: Management
    • Level of Education: BA/BS
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: July 26, 2017
    • Years of Experience: 5 - 7 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
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Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Agriculture Manager with broad based experience for our Visalia, California office who possesses the essential functions, knowledge, skills and abilities to perform this position. The  Agriculture Manager is responsible for directing more than one engagement at a time and generally reports directly to the partner or director responsible for the engagement. One possessing top communication skills, providing direction and technical guidance to junior staff. Confidence to lead primary contact with clients, ability to resolve tax related matters, support and build key relationships. This position provides an excellent opportunity for the right individual to develop judgment and breadth of experience needed to become a Senior Manager. If you want to be part of a dynamic team and culture where you are appreciated, than we'd like to hear from you.

Essential Functions:

  • Maintain, develop and expand client relationships.

  • Assist in the Firm’s administrative matters as directed.

  • Fully administers client engagements as assigned.

  • Communicate progress of work to Partner(s)/Director.

  • Prepare client billing information and assist in collection efforts.

  • Develop new tax engagements from existing client work.

  • Meet with prospective clients and attract them by demonstrating superior tax skills.

  • Make recommendations to change policies or procedures to implement more effective department operations.

  • Focus efforts on consulting with clients on moderate to complex issues; follow-up with innovative solutions to effectively meet and exceed client expectations.

  • Manage all aspects of client projects, including but not limited to, delegating tasks and assisting with resolution of project issues.

  • Act as a mentor to accounting staff while providing constructive feedback and identifying needs for professional development.

  • Manage preparation of federal, multi-state, international corporate (consolidated and separate), partnership individual returns, net-for-profit, and others as required.

  • Supervise and timely complete multiple engagements simultaneously including staffing selection and review.

  • Complete complex tax planning research assignments with multiple alternatives and presentations to clients.

  • Recognize and take advantage of practice development opportunities.

  • Keep up with emerging tax rules and regulations.

  • Other duties as assigned.


Experience and Skills:


  • Must be technically proficient in broad based areas of taxation.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 years of previous experience supervising and training Staff and Senior Accountants.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Presentation skills and strong organizational techniques are required

  • Highly motivated.

  • Capable of managing multiple client engagements in addition to completing tasks related to business development.

  • Able to attain visibility and recognition within your industry specialization and in your local market.

Minimum Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting and CPA required; Master's degree in Business Administration or Taxation a plus.

  • Minimum of 7-years of experience gained within a public accounting firm.

  • None

  • Certified Public Accountant license required.

Preferred Position Qualifications:

  • Working knowledge of MS Office (primarily Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)

  • Masters in Taxation is a plus.


Our success is founded on the belief that every employee counts toward reaching the firm's goals. Since our success depends upon the dedication of our employees, we are highly selective in choosing new members of our team. We look to our employees to contribute to the success of the firm. Each employee is a member of our team and is responsible for maintaining the high standards essential to our success. It is our desire to provide an environment in which it is possible to accomplish our goals and enjoy the process of doing so. It is everyone's responsibility to see that this objective is met.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Frazer, LLP is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. We want to have the best available persons in every job. Firm policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, creed, gender, gender identity, gender expression, religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, sex, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws.

All such discrimination is unlawful and Frazer, LLP is committed to compliance with all applicable laws providing equal employment opportunities. This commitment applies to all persons involved in firm operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by an employees of the firm.

Compensation and Benefits

When it comes to taking care of our employees, we belive generosity goes a long way. Frazer, LLP offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which includes but is not limited too; medical, dental, vision, life and long-term disability insurance, as well as a 401(k), profit sharing, section 125 plan, supplemental insurance, paid time off (PTO), paid holidays, new client referral bonus, and paid professional dues.