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Accounts Payable Manager - Glasgow

Finance
Ref: 225 Date Posted: Monday 20 Nov 2017
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Accounts Payable Manager to make a significant contribution to the growth of this award–winning, international technology manufacturing business.

Reporting to the Group Finance Manager you will be responsible for all aspects of managing the accounts payable team and global reporting. Target driven, with the ability to create strong working relationships across our global business, you will have proven experience of managing a small team within a busy finance function.

Key Tasks:

  • Lead the Accounts Payable team and maintain accurate individual measurement and team performance statistics.
  • Provide structured information on expected cash payments for the purposes of cash flow reporting, across multiple sites and currencies.
  • Ensure that the Accounts Payable team adhere to the agreed business best practices in process flow.
  • Provide weekly reports of amounts outstanding on an aged basis along with commentary on status and actions/next steps etc.
  • Ownership and management of the agreed escalation process for accounts payable including the communications and actions required for problem invoices/accounts and liaison, if required, with third party agencies.
  • Be proactive in anticipating developments and identify accounts and issues that will require special attention / procedures.
  • Review current processes and promote continuous improvement where possible.
  • Maintenance and direct involvement in consignment stock management process.
  • Ownership of GNRI position.
  • Involvement in year-end audit process.

A strong communicator and manager, you will encourage your team to develop strong relationship with all areas of the business and key suppliers. With a good standard of education, you will have excellent IT skills, including experience of working with an integrated ERP system. Experience of working with SAP would be beneficial. You will also have fantastic organisational skills with an adaptable approach to business change and good commercial awareness. Experience of working within a global group is essential and manufacturing experience would be desirable.

At Peak, we recruit individuals who fit our culture and values. The atmosphere is fun, friendly but with a high degree of professionalism and a non- corporate feel. We respect our colleagues, customers and suppliers and we offer freedom to act, to challenge the status quo and take responsibility.

Peak Scientific is a global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 425 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses; a status recognised recently with the accolade of being one of only two companies in the UK to be awarded two Queens Awards for Enterprise in 2016, one of which was for our service offering. If you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY!

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