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Management Accountant - Glasgow

Ref: 265 Date Posted: Monday 02 Apr 2018
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An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Management Accountant to make a significant contribution to the growth to our award–winning, international technology manufacturing business.

Reporting to the Senior Management Accountant, you will be based at our Group HQ in Inchinnan. We are a truly Global business with offices in 20 countries and you will have end to end accounting responsibility for selected global offices, working closely with key departments to resolve issues and improve processes. Positive and proactive, you will be a confident communicator who can quickly establish relationships with key stakeholders across the business.

Key Tasks:

  • Preparation of Monthly Management Accounts and associated reports

  • Completion of Monthly Balance Sheet reconciliations

  • Review and investigation of P&L and Balance Sheet variances to develop results focussed commentary for inclusion in key financial reports

  • Preparation of ancillary returns including VAT, EC Sales List and Intrastrat

  • Overseas office compliance including company secretarial duties

  • Transfer pricing implementation

  • Preparation/review of overseas businesses including timely submission of all statutory returns

  • Creation of new overseas legal, banking, payroll and financial entities

  • Monthly payroll preparation with overseas advisors

  • Liaising with external advisors and auditors to ensure best practice/compliance

  • Monthly reporting and financial/commercial analysis for each office.

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 also possess:

  • A relevant accountancy qualification – ACCA, CIMA, ICAS

  • A proven track record of exceeding expectations and objectives

  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills

  • High levels of detail focus.


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 450 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. Over the last five years the company has enjoyed impressive annual growth between 25 and 30%, overall and 60% growth across the service division, selling 90% of our gas generator products overseas to over 126 countries.

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