Independent Vetcare

Interim Assistant Management Accountant

Location
Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
24 Jul 2021
Closes
03 Aug 2021
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Experience level
Qualified accountant
Interim Assistant Management Accountant

IVC Evidensia UK

Keynsham

Fixed Term, Full time

Competitive

Posted on 20/07/2021

Interim Assistant Management Accountant (FTC 6 Months)

Salary: Competitive

Location: Support Operations Centre & 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 Interim Assistant Management Accountant, on a fixed term contract for 6 months. The team has expanded considerably, and the business has experienced continued success in the pandemic.

The purpose of this Assistant Management Accountant role is working closely with the Management Accountant team in the existing business. Main tasks will be ownership and production of surgery P&Ls and working with the Management Accountants across the business to deliver the monthly results.

Key responsibilities:
  • Owning specific surgery P&Ls and producing their monthly management accounts to a high level of accuracy
  • 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
  • Utilising the finance system and practice management system reporting tools to improve the information provided by the finance team, and to drive efficiencies
  • Being proactive in issue identification and resolution, including identification of profit opportunities
  • Any other tasks as required


What are we looking for?

The successful candidate who is strong academically, with experience in assistant management accounting roles. You will have previous commercial experience, understand small companies and how they work, and we are looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced constantly changing environment, so flexibility is key. You will have excellent IT skills including excel, and confident on various management reporting systems and experience of Open Accounts would be an advantage but not essential. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly, you will be deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure they always meet them, as well as comfortable working within a clinical environment where compassion is a requirement, and excellent interpersonal skills, able to work well within the team, and communicate effectively but sympathetically with the surgeries.

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: https://ivcevidensia.co.uk/our-culture

How to apply: To apply for this role, please send your CV to hrcentralsupport@ivcevidensia.com

Closing date: 30th July 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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