Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 17/07/2020

Job Description

Financial Planning and Analysis Manager

Location: Glasgow, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire with some international travel

An exciting new opportunity has arisen for a Financial Planning and Analysis Manager to make a significant contribution to the growth of our award–winning, international technology manufacturing business.

THE ROLE:   As Financial Planning and Analysis Manager (FP&AM) , you will report to the Interim Group Financial Controller, to help deliver and operate a first-class FP&A function, improving the overall clarity of key decisions across the business

In addition your key tasks will include –

To facilitate effective business decisions through financial modelling – develop, run, and control budget and forecasting processes for the Group.
Create medium- and long-term business plans and projections for all locations and products.
Delivering robust financial analysis to provide insight into business performance and aid decision-making
Financial ratio monitoring
Own key financial KPI’s across the business
Analysis of business financial and operational KPI's to analyse results vs expectations
Analysis of cost centre reporting, examining, and evaluating the cost-efficiency of each department, recommend productivity/cost-saving initiatives
Responsibility for global product profitability and margin analysis
Provide support on pricing decisions

THE CANDIDATE: You will be a qualified Accountant with relevant PQE and be commercially aware with a good understanding of a manufacturing environment and a complex global business. Adaptable and resilient, you will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be responsive to business change.

In addition you will have :

Strong financial modelling skills
Strong financial accounting background and experience, with an understanding of International Accounting Standards.
Proven track record of challenging existing processes and implementing more efficient and effective procedures

OUR CULTURE: 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.

THE COMPANY: 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.  With over 20 years of sustained growth, Peak has firmly established itself 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 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.

Now is a great time to join us!  This Financial Planning & Analysis Manager 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, culture  please click APPLY!