Independent Vetcare

Interim Management Accountant

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Competitive salary
24 Jul 2021
03 Aug 2021
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Qualified accountant
Interim Management Accountant

IVC Evidensia UK


Fixed Term, Full time


Posted on 20/07/2021

Interim Management Accountant (FTC 6 Months)Salary: Competitive p/aLocation: 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 Management Accountant, for a 6 month fixed term contract. 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!This Management Accounting role, working closely with the Senior Management Accountant on existing business within IVC. Main tasks will be sales reconciliation work, ownership and production of surgery P&Ls, balance sheet reconciliations and liaison with the surgeries on a regular basis.

Key responsibilities:
  • Owning specific surgery P&Ls and producing their monthly management accounts to a high level of accuracy
  • Working with the team to deliver a comprehensively reconciled balance sheet pack each month
  • Providing clear and actionable P&L explanation and commentary to the surgery business support managers each month
  • Dealing with surgery queries regarding their results, providing support to Takings to clear their surgery reconciliation differences each month, and ensuring any surgery process issues are picked up and resolved
  • 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
  • Regular interaction with the surgeries to answer queries and assist them with process adherence
  • Any other tasks as required
What are we looking for? The successful candidate will be strong academically- educated to degree level and qualified CIMA level or equivalent with experience in Management Accounting role in similar sized business and have sufficient commercial experience.

We are looking for someone thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment - flexibility is key. You will have excellent IT skills including advanced 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, able to deliver right-first-time results quickly and be deadline focussed, and willing to put in the effort required to ensure they always meet them. You are comfortable working within a clinical environment where compassion is a requirement, and have 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:

How to apply: To apply for this role, please send your CV to hrcentralsupport@ivcevidensia.comClosing 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. Apply for this job
Closing date for job applications: 30/07/2021

Any questions before applying?

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

Natasha Laver

HR Manager
hrcentralsupport@ivcevidensia.com01225 481520

IVC Evidensia UK

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