Independent Vetcare

Finance Business Partner (Lead)

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
28 Sep 2022
05 Oct 2022
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Approved employer
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Finance Business Partner (Lead)

IVC Evidensia UK


Permanent, Full time


Posted on 28/07/2022

Finance Business Partner (Lead) - Support Office(Job Ref: 6597)Salary: CompetitiveLocation: Hybrid working - (Keynsham & Remote)

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.

About the role: A fantastic new opportunity has arisen for a Finance Business Partner (Lead) - Support Office at IVC EvidensiaThe post holder will be reporting to the Finance Project Director during the project phase, the Finance Business Partner will work in close partnership with the Finance Project Director in supporting, and challenging where relevant, the Executive team in driving opportunities, profitability and efficiency across their respective functions. The functions include Finance, Legal & CoSec, IT, HR, Retail and Marketing and the cost categories cut across all markets.The role will prepare and present Business Cases for projects and initiatives, drive the forecasting and budgeting processes for their areas. In addition, the role will be responsible for providing financial, analytical and business insight and challenge to stakeholders, ensuring sound decision making and close monitoring of performance.The role will be supported by another Business Partner and a Data Analyst. To reflect the different sizes of the functions, the other Business Partner's primary focus will be on IT, assisting with other functions as agreed with this role.The Business Partner (Lead) will work with the Senior Business Partner - Digital & Marketing, to share best practice and align approach where relevant.What are we looking for?We are looking for a qualified accountant (ACA, CIMA, ACCA) with 3-5+ PQE experience with the following attributes:
  • Experience of building sound business cases to support business objectives
  • Experience of working with and presenting to Exec team members
  • Relationship building and conflict resolution skills.
  • Proven negotiation and influencing skills. Strong business knowledge and commercial acumen.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a confident, enthusiastic approach and a can-do attitude
  • Excellent analytical skills (Excel, Power BI) with the ability to make the complex simple
  • Excellent communication skills, incorporating written, verbal, presentation and reporting at all levels
  • Experience of performing root cause analysis, developing and implementing process and business plan improvements and robust controls.
  • Able to prioritise complex projects and self-motivate, whilst working to strict deadlines and targets.
  • Experience of OpenAccounts would be an advantage
  • Experience of working in a multinational company
  • Experience of working in a similar industry
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
Please visit: to find out more!How to apply: To apply for this role, please click on the button belowPlease don't delay 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. Apply for this job

IVC Evidensia UK

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