Independent Vetcare

Assistant Management Accountant- DFN

Keynsham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
GBP 27,061.00 per year
13 Sep 2021
29 Sep 2021
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Assistant Management Accountant- DFN

IVC Evidensia UK


Permanent, Full time


Posted on 09/09/2021

Assistant Management Accountant

Salary: £ 27,061 p/a

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 have arisen for Assistant Management Accountant, on a permanent contract to support our Mainland Europe Finance Team. The team has expanded considerably, and the business has experienced continued success in the pandemic.

We are looking for an Assistant Management Accountant to work within the Denmark, Finland and Norway (DFN) team in the existing business, with some work involved with other Mainland Europe MA teams. Key aspects of the role include the ownership of the Opex reporting across the three countries to a high level of accuracy as well as providing insightful analysis to the agreed timeframe.

You will deliver P&L reviews, own balance sheet accounts and work with the team to deliver a comprehensively reconciled balance sheet pack each month. You will also need to support on fixed assets, VAT and leases.

Key responsibilities:
  • Owning a number of areas across all three countries and supporting in the production of the monthly management accounts to a high level of accuracy
  • Providing clear and actionable Opex analysis and commentary, including ensuring supplier analysis are delivered for existing business to deadline each month for every clinic
  • Dealing with complex queries from management regarding monthly results, providing support on reconciliation differences each month, and ensuring any 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
  • Working with the team to deliver a comprehensively reconciled balance sheet pack each month, including ownership of several more complex or material areas of the reconciliation
  • Utilising the finance system and practice management system reporting tools to improve the information provided and available for the team to drive efficiencies
  • All Capex is documented with description of the projects and that discussions are happening monthly to ensure all completed projects are capitalised.
  • 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
  • Working with the tax team to ensure all VAT queries are resolved in a timely manner
  • Any other tasks as required

What are we looking for?

The successful candidate will be working towards, or recently qualified CIMA, ACCA, or ACA accountant, with experience in assistant management accounting roles. You will have excellent IT skills including excel, and confident on various management reporting systems. The successful candidate will have strong attention to detail, and able to deliver right-first-time results quickly, you will be deadline focussed. You are the type of person that thrives in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment, and is prepared to be flexible to meet demands. You can alm when under pressure, pro-active, and able to work independently to complete routine, and more ad-hoc tasks.

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: 17th September 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.

This role will be a weekly blend of working at our Central Support Office in Keynsham and remote working.

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