Careers and Vacancies
Current Opportunities at Wicstun Veterinary Group
Wicstun Vets are looking for a Small Animal Vet Surgeon to join their team. At Wicstun Vets we pride ourselves on being a friendly, independent mixed practice with plenty going on, including our brand new, purpose built 24 hour hospital.
Find out more about our hospital here: https://www.wicstunvetgroup.co.uk/wicstun-veterinary-hospital-opening/
We’re progressive, supportive and keen to develop our people to ensure that we provide our patients and clients with the very best care and service.
As a Wicstun Vet Surgeon you’ll have the opportunity to use and develop a broad range of clinical and client focussed skills. We’ll support you in the development of your areas of special interest.
Our rota offers great work/ life balance and a generous package awaits the successful candidate. We can provide accommodation to any Vet looking to relocate to the area.
Our group of practices are located in beautiful countryside at the foot of the Yorkshire Wolds, with very easy access to the vibrant city of York, the historic market town of Beverley, the North York Moors, the East Coast and much more.
Whether you enjoy life in the country or the buzz of a city, we have it all.
Please contact the Practice Manager on 01430 873219 for an informal chat or send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org
Reporting into the Partners, you will have overall responsibility for overseeing all aspects of the finance function. This is a newly created role within the group due to recent growth.
You will be ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent qualified with a minimum of three years of experience post qualification. A good working knowledge of Sage Accounts is required or experience with transferring to a different package, e.g. Xero, including training to the in house bookkeepers.
The veterinary group comprises of a Partnership, Limited Company and Limited Liability Partnership, therefore previous experience of working in a practice environment on these types of entities is desirable, but not essential, as the Group’s accountant oversees the preparation of the year end statutory accounts and tax returns.
The Group is spread over several sites across the East Riding of Yorkshire area. Whilst you will predominantly be based at our Market Weighton site some travel between sites will be required.
Duties will include:
- Setting up a monthly management accounts pack for the individual businesses within the Group and on a consolidated basis, ensuring consistency between the businesses. Providing analysis and commentary. Producing and analysing KPIs as part of the monthly management accounts,
- Review of existing financial systems and controls, and implementing new systems and controls where needed.
- Calculation and processing of monthly journals for depreciation, prepayments and accruals.
- Monthly reconciliation of all balance sheet items for the Group, including inter-company balances. Reviewing the Sage entries for each business.
- Overseeing the finance staff at each site and ensuring that data entry to Sage is consistent between them.
- Liaising with the Group’s accountant during the preparation of the year end accounts.
Salary DOE: £35,000 to £45,000 per annum, plus pension contributions.
This is a full time role to be based at our Market Weighton Hospital with travel to sites across the group.
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to email@example.com
Careers in the Veterinary Profession
Wicstun Vets are proud to be an accredited Training Practice for Veterinary Nurses. We have a number of clinical coaches on our team and we thoroughly enjoy guiding our students through their practical and academic studies. We have a structured approach to gaining practical experience in line with learning – there’s always a healthy dose of fun to help everything along.
We welcome student vets to spend time with us whilst studying towards their Veterinary Medicine Degree. This helps them to gain insight into everyday day life in practice. Many of our Veterinary Team spent time with us as students, some of them a long time ago! It’s always great to welcome them back.
Our support teams are here to look after the many non-clinical aspects of life in veterinary practice. Health and Safety, human resources, business administration, customer care, operational running – our support teams form a vital part of providing veterinary services. We welcome people from a variety of backgrounds and experience to the team.
If you would like to register your interest in a career in veterinary practice send your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
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