Tax and Treasury Manager

  • Peak Scientific
  • Glasgow
  • 17/07/2020

Job Description

Tax and Treasury Manager

Location: Glasgow, Inchinnan, Renfrewshire with some international travel

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

THE ROLE:   Reporting to the Interim Group Financial Controller, you will manage the UK corporation tax, indirect tax compliance and accounting requirements. You will also be responsible for development and ownership of a global treasury management function.

In addition your key tasks will include –

Manage the UK and Group corporation tax affairs including all aspects of tax compliance and tax reporting under IFRS
Preparation of U.K. and Group tax figures included in group management accounts, budgets & forecasts
Manage annual tax processes around R&D and patent box claims
Work closely with the overseas and UK accounting teams to ensure all global compliance regulations are met
Responsible for the UK VAT returns and corresponding VAT audits
Oversee the implementation of transfer pricing globally, providing guidance and support as required
Manage the day to day banking requirements across the Group ensuring appropriate structure, users’ setups, and access
Development and ownership of a global cash flow forecasting process
Review of Group cash flow reports, including review and analysis of cash projections submitted by the Group entities and utilising this information to derive Treasury management including cash resource management around the group
Responsible for developing and implementing a global FX accounting policy
Analysis of transactional and translational FX gains/losses within financial accounts, including monthly validation of P&L, and validation of accounting treatments.

THE CANDIDATE: You will be a CA/ACCA/CTA qualified with proven track record in tax compliance and accounting. In addition you will have :

Have strong and demonstrable corporate tax experience for companies & consolidated groups, which includes tax accounting and compliance
Exposure to overseas tax accounting and compliance issues is preferred
Experience with transfer pricing requirements globally would be beneficial
Working knowledge of treasury management advantageous
Good technical knowledge to ensure compliance with relevant accounting standards and procedures, particularly around FX and taxation


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 Tax and Treasury 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!