Independent Vetcare

Senior Assistant Management Accountant

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
09 Jan 2022
04 Feb 2022
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Senior Assistant Management Accountant

IVC Evidensia UK


Permanent, Full time


Posted on 07/01/2022

Senior Assistant Management Accountant - Permanent

Salary: Competitive

Location: Hybrid/Home Based Working

About IVC Evidensia:

IVC Evidensia is proud to be Europe's leading veterinary care provider based in 12 different countries; UK, Sweden, Netherlands, Germany, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Ireland, Belgium, France, Switzerland, and Spain. IVC Evidensia has revenues of over £1.3bn and over 1600 veterinary surgeries. IVC Evidensia operates a high growth model, looking to acquire 300 sites per annum across all countries.

About the role:

This is an exciting permanent opportunity to join our UK Finance Team. The Senior Assistant Management Accountant will work closely with the Management Accountant team in the existing business. Main tasks will include ownership and production of surgery P&Ls and working with the Management Accountants across the business to deliver the monthly results.

  • Owning specific surgery P&Ls and producing their monthly management accounts to a high level of accuracy
  • Delivering Surgery P&L Reviews at month end
  • Providing clear and actionable P&L explanation and Commentary to the surgery business support managers each month
  • Dealing with surgery queries regarding their results, reconciling their Takings differences at month end, and ensuring any process issues are picked up and resolved
  • Owning specific Balance Sheet accounts at month end and working with the team to deliver a comprehensively reconciled balance sheet pack each month
  • Uploading the by month Budgets for new Acquisitions as required by the Acquisitions team
  • Raising sales invoices and credits to clear intercompany balances as required by the MA Intercompany
  • Utilising the finance system and practice management system reporting tools to improve the information provided by the finance team, and available for the team to drive efficiencies
  • Being proactive in issue identification and resolution, including identification of profit opportunities
  • Any other tasks as required

What we are looking for:

  • Strong academically - Completed CIMA all operational papers plus P2 / ACCA 4 out of 6 skills level papers (plus F5 & F7 papers)
  • Experienced in assistant management accounting roles
  • Must have sufficient commercial experience i.e. not someone looking to move from practice
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - flexibility is key
  • Excellent IT skills including excel, and confident on various management reporting systems
  • Strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly
  • Deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure they always meet them
  • Understanding of small companies and how they work
  • Comfortable working within a clinical environment where compassion is a requirement
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team, and communicate effectively but sympathetically with the surgeries.

  • Experience of OpenAccounts would be an advantage

What you get in return:

We're proud of the diversity of the people within our business and do our utmost to ensure every member of the group feels happy and comfortable in their place of work. True to our values, we care about our employees and genuinely want our teams to have the best experience at work possible. With this in mind, here is what you can expect to receive in terms of benefits, whilst working for IVC Evidensia.

You will get 25 days holiday and your birthday off each year, your annual leave will also increase with length of service. You will work with friendly teams and a great office environment that allows us to bring our dogs to work. What's more you'll also benefit from supportive wellbeing programmes and a discount portal. There are more benefits - to explore these, please visit:

How to apply: To apply for this role, please send your CV to

Closing date: 21 st January 2022

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