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Working at a PPV hospital means you maintain your independence while enjoying the benefits of having sister practices close by and a stable organization at your back. The individuality of each location yields strengths and opportunities to be leveraged for the benefit of all!

What Our Employees Have to Say

"I like the fact that each hospital is able to mostly govern themselves, but has the support of multiple hospitals. It is 'corporate' without the 'corporate feel.’"

"Having the buying power and business organization provided by PPV is a huge advantage - it's stable and brings lots of benefits. Keeping individual clinic autonomy keeps the advantages of a small business practice and client relationships."

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You couldn’t have timed it better! You are on the ground floor of a growing and innovating organization. You are able to grow alongside the organization that hasn’t forgotten who contributes to its success. You can grow, you are valued, and you can help shape the future of PPV.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"Still has a small business feel, and I enjoy the flexibility it may offer in regards to opening up future growth and opportunities within the company"

"Great team and overall organization that takes care of it's members. Feels like a family run team that continues to expand while maintaining that support."

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Join your colleagues and feel the pride of being part of a network of reputable and sought-after practices. You have been empowered to leave your mark on the community, and it is a difference you can feel. Not only does your work benefit the lives of individual pets and their people, but your hard work and dedication has made you a cornerstone of your pet community.

What Our Employees Have to Say

"[We have a] massive impact. It's not just our community either, we have impacts in lots of cities, some that are far away. People know us from a lot of places. People drive from really far away to come and see us."

"It’s a fantastic family friendly organization that delivers multiple opportunities for growth and is very loved by its community. They are diverse in medicine and make/take many opportunities to help learn and grow for their clients and their families."

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Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager Job – Salt Lake City, UT

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Why You'll Love This Job!

At People, Pets, and Vets, we are wild about people that share a love for animals.  We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care.  Most importantly, we like to have FUN!  We are a PE-backed, high growth Services Company that partners with veterinarians to help them reach their full potential.  Today we own 89 Veterinary Hospitals and counting!    

We are building a world-class Accounting Department in the Salt Lake City area and looking for accounting professionals who love to be in the numbers, pride themselves on accuracy, enjoy continuous learning, look for opportunities to build for growth, and like to have fun!

The Assistant Controller/Accounting Manager role is responsible for ensuring that transactions have been properly accounted for, and accurately reflect our accounting policies and procedures to ensure our financial results are presented in accordance with GAAP. 

This is an “in-the-weeds” position requiring strong critical thinking, open session brain-storming, and heavy interaction with many other areas of our business. In this role, you will be utilizing your accounting expertise to provide the following for our growing community of Animal Hospitals located in multiple states and in multiple legal entities.:

  • Provide financial impact analysis for new and existing contracts and business development deals.
  • Research FASB Accounting Standards Codification guidance, and other authoritative materials and resources to provide accounting recommendations for new and existing contracts and business development deals.
  • Provide direct accounting support to the business development team to ensure that new acquisitions are onboarded in compliance with existing accounting guidelines and business policies and procedures.
  • Prepare, post, and document financial transactions and journal entries in accordance with GAAP. Including, revenue recognition, inventory and cost of goods sold adjustments, intercompany adjustments, and various operating expense adjustments.
  • Maintain general ledger accounts and prepare journal entries (monthly, adjusting, and/or recurring) and related reconciliations for month-end and year-end closing.
  • Manage and support a team of three direct report staff with varying skill sets and backgrounds.
  • Support the Controller and CFO through continuous improvement, process documentation, cross-training, internal controls, and project work as necessary.
  • Assist with the preparation of the annual budget and provide monthly budget variance analysis support to the FP&A team.
  • Reconcile and research financial discrepancies by collecting and analyzing account information and provide recommended solutions.
  • Provide accounting support to team as needed for hospital acquisitions.
  • Prepare, support and research monthly Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, and P & L variance analysis for individual Hospitals, Locations and Regions.
  • Provide information and support to the external auditors and tax professionals as needed in support of our annual audit and federal/state income tax preparation.
  • Compile and prepare various sales and use tax, property taxes, and franchise tax filings timely.
  • Assist as needed with the transfer of critical financial information between the General Ledger Accounting System and key outside sources and systems; including key vendor reports, Concur Invoice and Expense, ADP Payroll, and other outside sources.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial reports to support communication within the broader organization.
  • Ensure compliance to internal accounting policies, procedures, and controls.
  • Perform other duties as assigned to support and build a high growth, fast-paced accounting organization.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting required, with a minimum 5 years of experience and a documented history of developing roles and responsibilities.
  • Master’s Degree preferred, strong preference for CPA certification, or qualified CPA candidate.
  • Strong preference for individuals with ASC 842 experience.
  • Strong preference for individuals with public company accounting experience.
  • Strong understanding of GAAP.
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.
  • Intermediate to advanced Microsoft Excel and proficiency in other Microsoft applications.
  • Comfortable with large amounts of data to sort, view and analyze as needed for GL entries, variance analysis and research.
  • Experience with Sage Intacct or similar mid-market accounting systems a plus.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently as needed.
  • Previous entry-level management experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including ability to interact effectively with all levels throughout a multi-state Company.
  • Ability to multi-task and excel in a fast-paced work environment with varying deadlines. 
  • Excellent time management skills and attention to detail.

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

Working in the People, Pets & Vets family allows you to provide excellent care with top-quality resources while maintaining the individuality and medical autonomy that makes each practice unique. We are all about the PEOPLE that share a love for animals. We put PETS at the center of everything we do. Our VETS and the entire support team provide quality care for pets. We foster a culture of learning, respect, and compassionate care. Most importantly, we like to have FUN! Join us today and become a cornerstone of your pet community.   

What’s in it for you?

  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Access to Continuing Education
  • 401K With Annual Employer Match
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and access to several lines of supplemental health insurance
  • Pet Care Discount
  • Career Growth/Professional Mentorship

People Pets & Vets is an EEO/AA employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, gender, sex, ancestry, citizenship status, mental or physical disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, veteran status, or military status. People Pets & Vets is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities in employment, its programs, and activities.

Job ID: 743999776794873

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