Staff Accountant

Job Description


Southern Veterinary Partners (SVP) is regional network of animal hospitals with the common goal of providing the highest quality veterinary care to companion animals. SVP currently owns over 140 locations in the Southeast, is acquiring two new locations per month and is sponsored by a leading private equity team.

SVP has a need for a Staff Accountant to join our rapidly growing team in Birmingham, AL. This role will be an integral part of the accounting team and will include accounting for and preparation of reconciliations for the balance sheet and classification of the income statement, routine weekly/bi-weekly tasks and management of taxes and filings for our locations. The person in this role will become an expert in accounting matters for SVP and its operations.

This role will be an integral part of the monthly financial statement preparation process and opportunity to work on other ad hoc projects as part of a growing Company.

Responsibilities / Qualifications


  • Understand and account for the company’s operations
  • Prepares or supports the preparation of balance sheet accounts including cash, deposits, prepaid and other assets, fixed assets, accruals and other liabilities
  • Accurately account for and review income statement accounts and classification with superior attention to detail
  • Prepare journal entries and supporting calculations for transactions
  • Perform routine tasks such as accounting for and paying 1099, monitoring hospital depository data
  • Maintain and account for the Company’s tax and other filings
  • Prepare & facilitate information between locations and to management as required
  • Maintain thorough organized records


  • Bachelor’s Degree in finance/Accounting or a related field
  • 1 + years’ experience in accounting, audit or other relevant professional capacity
  • Experience working in retail or healthcare industry preferred
  • Blackline experience preferred but not necessary
  • Proficient at working in accounting software
  • Advanced Excel Skills & working with large amounts of data
  • Outstanding presentation, reporting and communication skills


SVP is an exciting, rapidly growing company dedicated to improving lives through personalized care. This serves the foundation for every decision that we make from striving to exceptional client service to having the best people, processes, knowledge and tools that allow us to be better today than we were yesterday. As part of the SVP team, you will play an integral role in shaping the future of our organization.

As a full-time SVP team member, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits to include: health care (medical, dental and vision), retirement plan to ensure your future self is covered too, life insurance, paid time off (vacation and public holidays) because we work hard and play hard, telemedicine for when life throws you lemons, short-term disability for when life throws you more lemons, discounted veterinary care for your four-legged family members, and more!

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States

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