Independent Vetcare

Assistant Completions Accountant

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
19 May 2022
04 Jun 2022
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Assistant Completions Accountant

IVC Evidensia UK


Permanent, Full time


Posted on 17/05/2022

Assistant Completions Accountant (Job Ref: 5843)Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Hybrid Working

About IVC EvidensiaIVC Evidensia is the leading global veterinary care provider with over 2,200 clinics, hospitals and out-of-hours centres based across 19 countries, and with revenues of over £1.3bn annually. IVC Evidensia operates a high growth model and continues to grow at a rapid pace. Due to the company's rapid expansion, we are looking to further grow our Finance Team which forms part of our Support Operations Centre, located between Bristol and Bath.

About the role: The Assistant Completions Accountant will be working closely with the Senior Integration Finance Manager, Completions Accountants, eBis team, and Integration Managers in each territory to support the processes surrounding new entities joining Evidensia.It is a permanent position, and the main tasks will be assisting in checking the settlement statements to ensure compliance with IVC policy and financial reporting standards, posting settlement journals, reconciliation of pre-completion balance sheet accounts, OA company code creation for new entities, and providing information for update of the surgery lists.The role will involve reviewing settlement statement drafts, responding with queries and getting the statements ready for final sign-off by the Senior Integration Finance Manager, and Integration Manager in The Netherlands.

What are we looking for?
  • Strong academically - having three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications including science/mathematics/finance/accounting
  • Completed AAT Level 4
  • Having started, or intending to start, a chartered professional accounting qualification (ACCA or similar)
  • Evidence of regular CPD, particularly keeping up to date with financial reporting standards
  • Thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - flexibility is key
  • Able to demonstrate strong communication and influencing skills with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • 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
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team
  • Meticulous organisation skills
What you get in return:True to our values, we care about our employees and genuinely want our teams to have the best experience at work possible. You will work with friendly teams in a modern, open-plan, dog-friendly, office environment.What some of our colleagues say about working here:'I enjoy the variety of work and people who work here, also the flexibility of allowing my dog to the office.''I enjoy the fast pace environment and working across different countries. There is always opportunity to work on something different if you want to.'

'I feel valued and there are people willing to invest time in me to help me succeed in my career.'

Our benefits:
  • 5 weeks holiday (increasing with service) plus bank holidays
  • Your birthday as a paid day off each year
  • Discounted veterinary fees within IVC practices
  • Company pension
  • EAP and supportive wellbeing programmes
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How to apply: To apply for this role, please click on the button belowPlease don't delay in submitting your application. Where roles are urgent or we receive a high volume of applications, we may interview and conclude the process prior to any closing date indicated.

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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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