James Bryant is a specialist agricultural accountant and provides advice to a wide variety of farmers and landowner across Somerset, Dorset and the wider South-West of England. James is a senior manager in the Albert Goodman Farms and Estates department having joined the firm in the year 2000. In January 2020 James became part of the select club of Albert Goodman staff members who have been with the firm for over 20 years.
Before qualifying as an accountant he worked on a variety of farms throughout the country, both before and during studying for a degree in Agriculture. He takes an individual approach to every business whilst drawing on the experience that he has gained from past scenarios in order to provide key advice and support to clients in similar circumstances.
James really enjoys saving clients tax, whether it be income tax, capital gains tax or VAT, and he advises on different business structures from sole traders to family-owned limited companies. His commercial awareness helps identify ways to enhance business profitability. James has presented at farming events across the region and promises he doesn’t just do it for the hot supper!
Outside of work James is a keen rugby fan and has represented the Albert Goodman touch rugby team with distinction and also in our annual cricket match against Palmers Brewery.