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Group Lease Accounting Manager

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
07 May 2022
05 Jun 2022
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Group Lease Accounting Manager

IVC Evidensia UK


Permanent, Full time


Posted on 07/03/2022

Group Lease Accounting ManagerSalary range: CompetitiveLocation: Hybrid working - Keynsham & Remote

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: The role is to manage lease accounting reporting, processes, controls and software across the group. This involves monthly reporting, working with new acquisitions, maintaining the control environment and providing technical support to country accounting teams. The group currently has leases with a value of ~£500M.The role is global and sits within the Group Financial Reporting Team. It involves the line management of Lease Administrators (currently one with a further position being recruited).

Responsibilities:The key responsibilities of the role are:
  • Ensure complete and accurate reporting of lease accounting information, based on data in BDO Lead
  • Ensure controls and reconciliations for lease reporting and transaction flows are in place, actioned and evidenced.
  • Support the onboarding of lease data major acquisitions
  • Provide technical support on lease accounting (IFRS 16)
  • The role will involve independent working and problem solving as well as line management and backup for lease administrators
  • Validate inputs into BDO Lead (Lease software)
  • Provide monthly data for company journals
  • Reconcile BDO Lead/Open Accounts (GL) at a group level
  • Provide IBR information to BDO and update BDO Lead every quarter with new IBR rates
  • Provide technical support to country teams regarding lease matters, eg lease extensions and rental increases
  • Monitor reconciliation/clearance of the lease control accounts
  • Support the gathering and validation of lease details for major acquisitions
  • Prepare lease notes for full and half year accounts
  • Prepare overlay journals for newly acquired major acquisitions that are not yet reporting under IFRS 16
  • Prepare lease information re terminations/impairments each month for cashflow reporting
  • Provide cover for Lease Administrator when out of office
  • Line management of Lease Administrators (currently 1, increasing to 2)
What we are looking for: The successful candidate will have ACA or similar accounting qualification with 2 years post qualified experience and have a good working knowledge of IFRS 16. You will have experience of working with accounting controls and have practical approach to problem solving. You will have a high attention to detail and a can-do attitude.It would be desirable for the successful candidate to have line management experience as well as working with overseas companies/foreign currencies, use of lease databases and experience conversion from UK / local GAAP to IFRS.

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 visit quoting the job reference 5150 or alternatively send your CV to quoting the job reference number.Please do not delay in submitting your application for this role. With some roles that are urgent or receiving high volume of applicants, we may interview and conclude the process prior to the closing date of the advertisement.

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Any questions before applying?

Speak to Angeline Lloyd from our recruitment team who would be happy to help you with any questions you have before applying for this role.

Angeline Lloyd

Resourcing Advisor
angeline.lloyd@ivcevidensia.com07977 243436

IVC Evidensia UK

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