Commercial Assistant (Dunfermline, Scotland)


Konrad Technologies provide test & automation solutions across automotive, medical, aerospace and defence, consumer electronics, RF and industrial automation industries. Within automotive we are a global leader in testing of Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) sensors and systems – allowing vehicles to “see” the road ahead and delivering autonomous driving safety for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAV) of the future.

Job Description

Working in the Dunfermline office you will provide a crucial role in providing financial administration and monthly reporting to the operational business to assist in commercial decision-making, planning and control of the company. You will also work with the international group finance team, who will offer support on the regulatory finance requirements as well as assist any external senior finance consultants on ad hoc, detailed finance projects / cashflow management. You will also be expected to work closely with the engineering team to assist, administratively, on any live project work.

Preferred Skills and Knowledge
  • Preparing and processing monthly management accounts and quarterly VAT returns
  • Providing monthly management accounts to group / Manging Director and any other external finance providers for further analysis.
  • Contributing to the year-end statutory accounts process
  • Preparation of the data and information / reports required to compile annual budgets and cashflow forecasts.
  • Process purchase invoices and maintain receivables/payables ledgers
  • Employee expense management
  • Assisting order administration & procurement
  • An individual with high level of integrity, confidentiality and motivation
  • Finance commercial partner to the team, adhoc events and business support.
Desired Skills & Experience
  • An accounting degree / diploma with the potential for development if the role allows
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role or other demonstrated experience (negotiable)
  • Good practical knowledge of IT and tools experience including intermediate MS Excel skills (formulas, VLOOKUP, Pivot Tables and Reports)
  • Use of MS Teams for global communication and collaboration
  • Proven teamworking ability
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional approach to work and attention to detail
  • General administration experience
Additional Desirables

The following are preferable but not necessary:

  • Experience and knowledge of XERO
  • Previous experience of manufacturing supply chain
  • Experience within a start-up or SME within the engineering or technology sector
  • Flexibility to potentially increase job scope and responsibility within a growing and evolving business
  • Experience in ISO quality processes, tools and environments
  • Previous experience in customer invoicing and procurement support
  • Good practical skills in Excel (Dashboards, Data Visualisation, Power Query, Power Pivot) and professional report presentation
  • Employer contributory pension
  • Comprehensive private medical cover (PMI) for employees
  • Optional discounted PMI options for partners and families
  • Life insurance cover for employees
  • Support for professional development
  • Childcare scheme
  • Electric vehicle scheme
  • Bike to work scheme
  • Free office car parking
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