Senior Management Accountant / Financial Controller - Vets

Location
England, Shropshire, Telford
Salary
£36899 per annum
Posted
10 Nov 2017
Closes
23 Nov 2017
Ref
PDSA-02
Contact
Martina S
Qualification Level
Part qualified
Seniority Level
Senior
Contract Type
Contract


Job Title: Senior Management Accountant - Veterinary

Location: Telford, West Midlands

Salary: up to £36,899 depending on experience

Hours: Full Time, Temporary

Pets and people at the heart of what they do.

Are you looking for a new challenge and want to be a part of the organisation's amazing team?

Are you looking for a role where you give commercial and analytical support to others to help them understand financial performance and make effective financial decisions?

Would you love to do a job that gives you an overwhelming feeling of satisfaction knowing that every day you walk through the door you are contributing to a lifetime of wellbeing for every pet?

Key Responsibilities:

The organisation is looking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant based at head office in Telford who will report in to the Financial Controller. The role will have responsibility for many aspects of the end to end financial process.

This includes the preparation of detailed, accurate and technically correct monthly management accounts, liaising closely with others throughout the accounting close process.

You will be heavily involved in the organisations financial planning process. Working closely with your team and business stakeholders in setting budgets and business plans. You will identify and track risks & opportunities within delivery plans. As one of the financial experts in your area, you will be required to support data modelling activities and input into commercial matters as required. You will identify, analyse and present management information with recommendations to others, enabling them to make better decisions. You will utilise technology to ensure the continued efficiency and accuracy of financial processes within your business area and the wider organisation where appropriate

Key Requirements:

The successful candidate will be a qualified or part qualified Accountant within a recognised body, and if part qualified, preferably working towards a full qualification.

The candidate will be able to show evidence of driving finance or business process improvement through the use of available systems and/or office applications.

The candidate will also have had significant experience within an organisations planning process in the coordination and constructing budgets, forecasts and longer term plans. Experience of using a financial planning toolset (e.g. Excel, Cognos, SAP BPC, Business Objects) within this process is essential.

The candidate will be experienced in general ledger, period end close process and double entry bookkeeping.

About the Organisation:

As the UK's leading veterinary charity, with 48 Pet Hospitals, they strive to improve pets' lives - through prevention, education and treatment. Every year their dedicated vet teams carry out 2.7 million treatments on 470,000 pets. Their national network of around 120 high street shops help the organisation to provide these treatments through selling both donated and new goods.

The organisation believes that they work better together, so everyone from their vets, volunteers, shop teams and to their office support colleagues - they are driven in their dedication and passionate about pets. Join them and help improve the lives of every pet.

The closing date for this vacancy may be brought forward should the organisation receive sufficient candidates.

Benefits:
  • Salary: up to £36,899 depending on experience
  • Excellent career opportunities/development
  • 35hr working week
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Paid statutory holidays
  • Life assurance 4 x annual salary
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Childcare vouchers


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Candidates with the experience or relevant job titles of; Management Accountant, Group Accountant, Qualified Accountant, Financial Analyst, Finance Controller, Financial Accountant, Chartered Accountancy, SAGE, Accountant, Management Accountancy, Chartered Accountant, Commercial Accountant, Finance Accountant, Accounts Clerk, Accounts Coordinator, ACA, ACCA, CIMA, ICAEW will also be considered for this role.