Independent Vetcare

Senior Management Accountant Manager

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 49,000.00 per year
16 May 2021
15 Jun 2021
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Senior Management Accountant Manager

IVC Evidensia UK


Fixed Term, Full time


Posted on 13/05/2021

Senior Management Accountant Manager- Mainland Europe- France

Salary: £49,000 p/a

Location: Central Support in Keynsham & Remote 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...

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Senior Management Accountant Manager, for a 6 month maternity contract to support our Mainland Europe Finance Team. Whilst it is a Fixed Term Contract role - the team has expanded considerably, and the business has experienced continued success in the pandemic. A lot can happen in 6 months!

We are looking for a Senior Management Accountant Manager, working closely with the Finance Manager on supporting the management reporting for France. Main tasks will be ownership and production of surgery P&Ls and balance sheet reconciliations to agreed timelines and quality. Supporting with the year-end audit and tax reporting and liaison with our audit and tax partners.

Key responsibilities:
  • Delivering all existing business Balance Sheets to deadline each month, reconciled to the standard required, and for accounts owned by the MA team nothing outstanding >30 days unless agreed with the Finance Manager and Deputy FD
  • Ensuring complete, accurate and timely existing business P&Ls are delivered to deadline by the MA team each month for every clinic and for Head Office, to the Finance Manager
  • Providing clear and actionable P&L explanation and commentary to the surgery business support managers each month
  • Ensuring complete and accurate Takings Reconciliations are delivered for existing business to deadline by the MA team each month for every clinic, to the Finance Manager
  • Ensuring the Payroll Flash report is complete and accurate and reviewed by the Finance Manager and Deputy FD by the agreed deadline
  • Line management of a small team, reviewing their work as well as providing line management support and guidance
  • Working with the team to ensure current processes are efficient and fit for purpose, and to help identify areas for efficiency gains to support the next phase of growth
  • Managing the audit and tax requirements and supporting the Finance Manager and Deputy FD and in-country team to meet our statutory deadlines
  • Ensuring the intercompany process is completed to deadline each month and the GL, PL & SL accounts net to zero before the close on WD10
  • Ensuring all Finance and Operating Leases (liabilities and assets) have been accurately reflected in the accounts every month, and all necessary documentation is on file for year end and audit
  • Ensuring dormant companies are non-moving and correct each month and for year end and audit
  • Approving invoices and supplier set ups up to their delegation of authority as required and as per the agreed SLA.
  • All deliverables delivered to deadline.
  • Deputising for the Finance Manager as required
  • Being proactive in issue identification and resolution, including identification of profit opportunities and accruals
  • Any other tasks as required.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is strong academically and educated to degree level and fully qualified CIMA / ACCA / ACA level or equivalent. The successful candidate will be well experienced in management accounting roles in similar sized organisations, with several years' post-qualification, with evidence of CPD. You will have strong technical accounting experience with sufficient commercial experience.

The successful candidate will have previous line management experience, an thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment but flexibility is key. You will have strong attention to detail skills, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly. Deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure deadlines are always met. You will be comfortable working within a clinical environment where compassion is a requirement and have excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work well within the team, and communicate effectively but sympathetically with the surgeries. We need someone with excellent IT skills including advanced excel, and confident on various management reporting systems, experience of Open Accounts would be an advantage but not essential. You will have experience in supporting and managing the audit and tax requirements for a European country. Flexibility as some travel may be required.

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: 27 th May 2021

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.

Initially the post will be remote based. Our long-term vision is that once things get back to (the new) normal, we will embrace a hybrid way of working. Therefore once circumstances allow, this role will be a weekly blend of working at our Central Support Office in Keynsham and remote working.

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