Financial Controller (Part Time)

• Based predominantly from the company’s headquarters in Glasgow, the right individual will be jointly responsible for the efforts and results of the financial department of a manufacturing operating in a niche sector.
• Responsible for producing financial accounts for the Board.
• Line responsibility to the Managing Director for quality of all accounting activities.
• Experience of the, accounting for stock, WIP, Sage line 200, and Construct software products will be advantageous.
• There may be travel involved between the company’s headquarters and any other bases of operations.
• Should be a self-starter able to work with minimal supervision and be prepared to roll up their sleeves get hands dirty and hit the ground running.
• Potential for career development.

Financial Controller Job Duties:
• Oversee and have knowledge of all company and subsidiary accounts.
• Help to supervise and manage finance team, including accountants and financial assistants including being involved in performance reviews.
• Review / reconciliation of all monthly control accounts including stock, WIP, bank, debtors ledger, creditor’s ledger.
• Consolidation of the Group’s results.
• Report to the Chief Executive/Managing Director with timely and accurate financial information.
• Assisting maintaining corporate Governance in line with Board policies.
• Assist the Managing Director in presenting reports to the Board and lenders.
• Collaborate with auditors to ensure timely reporting of statutory accounts and producing interim accounts as required.
• Preparation of necessary audit files including interim audits.
• Help create monthly and annual reports to identify results, trends, and financial forecasts.
• Help manage daily, weekly and monthly cash flow by tracking transactions and regularly reviewing internal reports.
• Review all financial plans and budgets regularly to look for cost reduction opportunities.
• Examine all financial reports and data closely to check for discrepancies.
• Suggest updates and improvements for accounting systems, including stock, WIP, payroll and invoicing.
• Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded, filed, and reported.
• Ensure that the financial reporting systems comply with current accounting and tax legislation.
• Develop budgets and financial plans for the Company and other subsidiaries.
• Ensure that systems prevent errors in data collection and calculations.

Skills and Qualifications:
A recognised professional accounting qualification (ACCA, CIMA, ACA or CA), (and/or Bachelor's degree or master's degree in accounting, business, economics, finance, or a related field); not less than 2 years of experience in a similar role; interpersonal skills; honesty; integrity; reliability; solid written and verbal communication skills; high attention to detail; critical thinking and problem-solving skills; analytical skills; computer skills; adaptability as the business profile changes.

Attractive market rate depending on qualifications and experience including contribution to a company pension scheme.

Please send your C.V. and contact details to

Sales Manager

• Working with sales team to ensure consistent lead generation
• Meeting sales targets as set out by the management and Board
• Increasing company revenue through maximising business opportunities and building relationships
• Obtaining profitable results through the sales team by developing the team through motivation, skills development and product knowledge development
• Manage the sales administration function, operational performance reporting, streamlining processes and systems wherever possible, and advising senior management and the Board on maximising business relationships and creating an environment where customer service can flourish
• Part of the senior sales team tasked with developing a business plan covering sales, revenue and expense controls, meeting agreed targets, and promoting the organisation's presence in the UK and overseas
• Assist in the development of a marketing plan, specifically advising on realistic forecasts for each product and territory (based on historical data, market trends, competitive activity, promotional strategy and sales effort) realistic costs of operating the sales force and sales promotion programme plans

• Willingness to travel internationally on a regular basis
• Ability to display professionalism in all situations
• Educated to Degree level, however, willing to consider relevant proven experience in lieu
• Adaptable to varying product types and target territories
• Minimum of 3 years B28 sales experience, preferably within an engineering environment
• Strong interpersonal & leadership skills
• Familiarity with data analysing and reporting
• Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
• Hardworking, persistent and dependable
• Positive and enthusiastic approach to work

• FTE c £30k depending on experience
• Bonus structure to be advised

Please send your C.V. and contact details to

Office Manager

We are looking for an office manager to co-ordinate and lead our sales team to meet targets. We are dedicated engineering professionals who have been building and repairing diesel engines for over 80 years. We have some exciting new projects and the sales team is at the core of driving this forward.

If you are an experienced office or sales team manager with commercial drive and a sympathy or direct knowledge of engineering products, you are likely to have the core requirements to meet our needs.

If you feel you are the right person and have a can do attitude we would love to hear from you. Please send your CV to

Engine Technicians

We are currently looking to recruit engineering technicians to carry out engineering work to a high standard on diesel engines in the mid-power range.

Applicants must be time served or with suitable qualifications and not less than 2 years hands on experience and have the ability to run tests on engines. They should be capable of carrying out corrections and working with minimum supervision. Must be flexible and hands on.

This is a permanent position offering a competitive hourly rate.

If interested please send you CV to the HR Manager.

Mechanical Engineers/Fitters

We are seeking a Mechanical Engineer/Fitter specialising in Marine Diesel Engines and all types of Generator Sets.

Electrical experience would be an advantage.

Applicants must be time served or with suitable qualifications and not less than 2 years hands on experience. They would be expected to work overseas and offshore when required.

This is a permanent position offering a competitive hourly rate.

If interested please send you CV to the HR Manager.

By Post:
British Polar Engines Limited
133 Helen Street
Glasgow G51 3HD