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Finance Business Partner - Glasgow

Ref: 629 Date Posted: Thursday 23 Sep 2021
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Location: Glasgow, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire with some travel to our international offices.

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Finance Business Partner to make a significant contribution to the growth of our award–winning, global technology manufacturing business. Your main responsibility is to produce Management Accounting reports on both current and forecasted financial positions, including the provision of quality in-depth insight and analysis and to assist the UK Financial Controller in the day to day support of all finance functions across several group entities.

In addition your key tasks will include –

  • Preparation of statutory financial statements, ensuring correct compliance with relevant accounting standards
  • Responsibility for general ledger accounting, including processing of accruals, prepayments, deferred revenue, tax etc
  • Ensuring the accuracy of turnover recorded through analysing order and delivery through to invoice and cash
  • Responsibility for cost accounting and inventory analysis on period by period basis:  creating standard costs, preparing variance and inventory analysis, managing inventory valuations, physical inventories and cycle counts
  • Preparation of budgets and review of budget proposals
  • Providing financial support to the different departments within the company, including providing financial advice and support in terms of budgeting, potential cost savings, day to day spend requirements, periodic performance against forecast and ad hoc advice
  • Completion of monthly balance sheet reconciliations
  • Preparation of ancillary returns including VAT, EC Sales List and Intrastat
  • Preparation of information required for UK and overseas tax returns

Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate our non- corporate feel in a fun atmosphere. Adaptable and resilient, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be responsive to business change. You will be a Qualified accountant with relevant PQE;

You will have experience of:

  • Producing good quality management reporting packs with in-depth insight and analysis
  • Budget processes
  • Challenging existing processes and implementing more efficient and effective procedures
  • ERP systems
  • Working with SAP would be beneficial
  • Working with a fast-paced manufacturing environment, including standard costing systems, would be useful.

Peak Scientific is a global leader in developing innovative gas generation solutions for analytical laboratories in a wide variety of industries including life sciences, biomedical, pharma, petrochemical and environmental. After over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak is well established as a dominant player in laboratory gas generation - a market which is estimated to be worth over £250m globally, and still growing. 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 role will be challenging and busy yet exciting. 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 have what it takes to be part of Peak, click APPLY!





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