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Assistant Regional Finance Business Partner - Support Office


At CVS Group we are one of the largest integrated veterinary groups in Europe with a turnover in excess of £425M and almost 500 veterinary practice sites across the UK, Ireland and the Netherlands. Alongside veterinary practices, we also operate pet crematoria, laboratories, a distribution centre, an online business and buying groups. We have seen significant growth as a business in recent years and have exciting plans to continue this growth and development.


We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Regional Finance Business Partner to join our finance team here at CVS.


Within this role you will support the Regional Finance Business Partner with the business partnering activities for all Practice  (Small Animal - North) regions and further supporting the senior operations team.


The role has responsibility to provide technical and commercial support for all financial planning, analysis and reporting for the Regions.


The principal aspects of the role are:

  • Assisting the Finance Finance Business partner with all their duties including the production and review of the CVS Group consolidated management accounts providing insightful commentary
  • Be responsible for the creation of practice level P&L reporting, variance analysis and forecasting
  • Responsibility for the day-to-day query resolution and supporting ad-hoc reporting duties
  • Create, understand and improve the processes relating to accounting transactions relating to the region, including their documentation
  • Provide suggestions and support the culture of continuous improvement within the Finance division
  • Deputise for the Finance Business Partner in any business partnering conversations/appointments
  • Support in the creation of capex business cases
  • Support the delivery of robust financial control, including development and implementation of improvements in processes and procedures.
  • Highlight operational or financial risks and, where appropriate, supporting the resolution to minimising identified risks.
  • Build efficient working relationships with business partners and their teams


Skills and experience required:

  • To be a part qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA or equivalent)
  • Good Excel skills
  • Good oral communication skills
  • Good organisational skills


Please note: This role will require some travel across the division based on the needs of the business therefor, a full UK driving licence will be required.


Do you want to join our team?


If so, please click "Apply Now" and we will be in touch with you shortly.

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Business Operations Warrington
Warrington, United Kingdom, WA2 7QQ
  • Salary:
    Attractive Salary + Benefits
  • Practice:
    Support Office
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  • Application Closing Date:
    31 January 2021
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