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Senior Management Accountant - Glasgow

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Ref: 424 Date Posted: Wednesday 11 Sep 2019
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Job Title:             Senior Management Accountant
Location:             Inchinnan, near Glasgow Airport
Hours:                  37.5 hours per week, 8.30am – 4.30pm 
 
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Management Accountant to join our growing Finance team.
 
THE ROLE: Reporting to the Group Financial Controller, as Senior Management Accountant, your role will be to produce management accounting reports on both current and forecasted financial positions, inclusive of provision of quality in-depth insight and analysis. You will have line management responsibilities for a team of two Management Accountants and you will also assist the Group Financial Controller in the day to day support of all finance functions across several group entities (end to end process). Other key responsibilities include:
  • Managing the financial transaction processing, ensuring that all financial transactions are recorded accurately, timely and efficiently across several group entities;
  • Monitoring of performance across several group entities on a monthly basis;
  • Reviewing and signing-off of monthly balance sheet reconciliations;
  • Management of the monthly and annual ledger close process across several group entities;
  • Responsibility for statutory financial statements, ensuring full compliance with relevant accounting standards and reporting requirements;
  • Key contact for external advisors for several key areas including, audit, tax compliance, R&D tax claims etc.;
  • Cash management and working capital analysis and review across several group entities;
  • Reviewing and challenging of budget proposals and controlling of actual costs against budget;
  • Responsibility for ensuring compliance and providing support on global policies, procedures, guidance documents and internal controls for several group entities;
  • Be the key driver in proposing, effecting and supporting process improvements locally;
  • Responsibility for local and overseas compliance work;
  • 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;
  • Playing a key part in the future of the new finance systems implementation globally;
  • Leading, developing and managing two Management Cccountants to ensure the delivery of all key deliverables on a monthly basis.
 
THE CANDIDATE:
  • Qualified CIMA / ACA / ACCA accountant
  • Experience of producing quality management accounting reporting packs with in-depth insight and analysis
  • Strong analytical skills required in order to investigate, understand and explain variances and overall business performance
  • International and/or manufacturing experience would be advantageous
  • Advanced excel skills are essential
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Previous people management experience would be advantageous
 
THE COMPANY: Peak Scientific Instruments is the global market leader in the design, manufacture and servicing of instrument gas generators for analytical laboratories.  Established in the UK in 1997 near Glasgow (Scotland), where its corporate Headquarters, and high-tech manufacturing and R&D facilities reside. With over a decade of sustained high growth and an international footprint of 500 staff across 20 countries, Peak is one of Scotland’s fastest growing manufacturing businesses. 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.
 
There is a competitive remuneration package and the opportunity to develop within a rapidly expanding technology manufacturing business, in a very energised and challenging environment. Individuals who fit our culture and values will have a high degree of professionalism but appreciate out non-corporate feel in a fun atmosphere.
 
If you can see yourself in our global business, please click the Apply button!
 
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