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Accounts Payable and Expenses Manager - Glasgow

Ref: 668 Date Posted: Saturday 21 May 2022
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Accounts Payable and Expenses Manager

Work Pattern: Full time, permanent role with hybrid working 3 days in the office/2 days working from home   

As a result of an internal move, an opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable and Expenses Manager to manage the UK Accounts Payable team (circa 3).  Reporting to the UK Financial Controller, you will be responsible for UK payments for all purchase invoices, implementing a Purchase to Pay policy and managing foreign payments for multiple entities.

In addition you will be responsible for:

  • Providing information on expected cash payments for the purposes of cash flow reporting and meeting FX hedging requirements
  • Providing weekly reports of amounts outstanding on an aged basis with commentary on status and next steps
  • Managing agreed escalation process for accounts payable including the communications and actions required for problem accounts
  • Undertaking complex reconciliations when required to agree balances due to suppliers
  • Assisting the wider Finance team with Accounts Payable related queries and concerns
  • Ensuring that month end reporting from Concur is issued in a timely and accurate manner

The successful candidate will have overall AP finance process knowledge and experience including reconciliations and management of expense management systems and policies. Ideally you will have previous experience of working within a fast-paced engineering environment.

You will also possess:

  • Proven track record of ability to prioritise own workload with that of wider team and business
  • Exceptional organisational skills with an adaptable approach to business change
  • Experience of working with an integrated ERP/SAP system would be highly desirable
  • Experience of improving effectiveness and efficiencies of operational Purchase Ledger team

Our values at Peak are structured around our colleagues, our customers and our service, and while our approach and atmosphere within the business is fun, friendly and informal, our priority is always on delivering successful outcomes for our customers. These company values are what inform and protect our unique culture, which in turn shapes our brand and differentiates us in the eyes of our partners around the world. At the heart of Peak is a focus on ‘doing the right thing’, it’s an informal approach but one which is well-known and understood throughout our business.

Established over 20 years, Peak Scientific is a leading innovator in the design, manufacture and support of high-performance gas generators for analytical laboratories, with direct operations in every continent around the world. This success is a result of a continual focus on manufacturing cutting-edge products and in directly supporting customers across the world with industry-leading service and maintenance. With over 20 overseas offices across every continent and over 600 staff globally, Peak is one of Scotland’s manufacturing success stories of the past decade. This is a rare opportunity to be a part of that, as we move into the next phase of growth, consolidation and global expansion with plans to establish new manufacturing and distribution capacity, both in the UK and internationally.

This role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic hybrid work pattern, a great work environment, plus the chance to make a real contribution to the future growth and success of a global business.  If you like the sound of our brand and culture, please click APPLY!

Peak Scientific is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We welcome applications from all qualified individuals regardless of their religion and beliefs, race, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability or any other protected classification.


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