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Finance Manager - USA - Massachusetts

Ref: 180 Date Posted: Saturday 09 Sep 2017
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Job: Finance Manager - USA

Location: Peak Scientific USA, Billerica, Massachusetts

Country: USA

Job type: Full Time


Peak Inc. is the rapidly expanding North American arm of Peak Scientific, with its main US office located in Billerica, Massachusetts, and plans for significant further growth over the next few years. You will be joining a North American team of around 50 staff, including dedicated sales and field service engineer teams covering the whole of mainland US and key territories in Canada.


As Finance Manager reporting to our General Manager – North America, as well as the Overseas Finance Manager (UK based) you will be responsible for the following –

  • Leading the finance function for Peak Scientific Inc. and Peak Scientific Canada
  • Managing the local finance team of 3 including Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable
  • Maintaining the integrity of the financial information and ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Managing the month end process ensuring timely production of Management Account reporting to HQ with supporting commentary
  • Providing ad-hoc financial analysis and commentary to HQ as required
  • Statutory Tax compliance and liaison with external tax advisors
  • Coordinating payroll with external payroll company
  • Managing all Insurance requirements in accordance with guidance from the UK group
  • Cash flow management and reporting
  • Supporting the growth of the business and helping the General Manager when required
  • Assisting with the development of in-house systems and the implementation of process and control improvements.


Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience (preferable private industry) as head of finance in a senior management team.

You will also have:

  • Knowledge and working experience of a ERP (system such as SAP) and CRM
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of U.S. GAAP
  • Knowledge/understanding of SOX compliance requirements would be helpful
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet tight periodic reporting deadlines
  • Experience of Microsoft Office is essential – particularly Word and Excel
  • Working with various teams within the organisation as well as subsidiary offices around the world, make excellent communication skills essential.

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 but to also take responsibility. It is a challenging, dynamic and energised environment, with unlimited opportunities for personal and professional growth. If you are open-minded, driven and quick to learn we want to speak to you.

We are offering a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within an expanding global company. If you think you have what it takes to be part of Peak, make the move today and click APPLY


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