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Finance Assistant - Glasgow

Ref: 547 Date Posted: Thursday 14 Jan 2021
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a temporary Finance Assistant due to maternity cover, to join our Finance Team at Peak HQ in Inchinnan, Renfrew with global colleague interaction. This role will initially be for 12 months. 

This role will be responsible for managing all areas of banking, whilst supporting the Tax and Treasury Manager and the Accountants by providing a range of accounting and clerical assistance within the Finance department.

The role will also involve:

  • Managing Global banking administration
  • Setting up bank payments
  • Managing bank reconciliations for entities managed in the UK
  • Maintaining and managing global compliance calendars and submissions from overseas teams
  • Assisting in the global cash flow forecasting process
  • Preparing and taking ownership of dividend paperwork
  • Assisting with intercompany reconciliations
  • Being responsible for I/C loan documentation
  • Assisting the Tax and Treasury Manager with other tasks to ensure the department keeps running smoothly; and
  • Performing ad hoc projects as required.

You will have proven work experience as a Finance Assistant or similar role and whilst not essential, ideally studying AAT/ACCA/CIMA and with a genuine interest in business and finance.

The ideal candidate will also possess:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work to timescales
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • The initiative to drive things forward and the ability to adapt
  • Good administrative skills; and Proficient in using Microsoft Excel
  • Experience of working with SAP, beneficial but not essential

Our values 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 500 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.

Now is a great time to join us!  This Finance Assistant role will be challenging and fast-paced, but rewarding and engaging.  On offer in return is a fantastic work, life and fun balance, 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!



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