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Commercial Financial Analyst – 12 Month - Galway

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Date: 14/11/2018
Job Reference: 100027
Contact Name: Vanessa Lynch
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Job Description

Contact: Vanessa Lynch
Telephone: 0860462367

Commercial Financial Analyst – 12 Month
Our client, a medical device company in Galway is currently looking to recruit a Commercial Financial Analyst for their site.

The day to day:
  • To support the Commercial Finance Manager with monthly Management & Commercial reporting and analysis on P&L as well as supporting Department heads and Regional Directors on interpreting results and recommending corrective action
  • To support the Commercial Finance Manager with providing analysis and recommendations to the Operations/R&D team through gross margin analysis, PPV reporting, Inventory management, overhead control and support on S&OP process.
  • Review monthly overhead spend for central and in country cost centres, ensuring relevant accruals and prepayments are actioned and variances are fully explained
  • To support the Commercial Financial Manager with the development, implementation and enhancement of Commercial Reporting tools to include, customer profitability modelling, pricing analysis, sales out analysis, product profitability and ROI modelling.
  • Support the quarterly forecasting process and the annual budgeting process.
  • Make recommendations on corrective action during the year so that the company meets its profit targets.
  • Represent finance in the Cost of Sales and Inventory meetings, ensuring all variances can be explained and all expenditure is accounted for correctly
  • Support the wider finance team with ad hoc month end activities and/or projects.
  • Support the Commercial Finance team with company wide Reporting initiatives, including IT system enhancements and development of ROI modelling
  • Work collaboratively and partner with key cross-functional teams (IT, Operations, Sales, Customer Service) to deliver our key business objectives

  • A part qualified accountant, with strong analytic and numeracy skills and a passion for delivering exceptional business partnering
  • Experienced in supporting Sales, Marketing and Operations functions, with experience of developing and implementing cross functional metrics and KPI reporting
  • Commercially focused with a proven track record of building strong cross functional relationships and a desire to drive operational efficiency
  • Strong systems skills, with advanced Excel a key requirement
  • Experience of lead or supporting company wide systems and reporting improvement initiatives
  • A natural curiosity, collegiate style and engaging nature
  • A fun loving, free spirited, and friendly approach who can seamlessly fit-in with our existing people

  • You should have a university degree or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in analytical roles in multinational environment.
  • You should be a part-qualified accountant who is proactively working towards a recognised accountancy qualification.

Who you are:
  • Data led, with strong analytic and numeracy skills
  • Highly resourceful and collaborative
  • Commercial/sales performance drive
  • Experienced in leading and/or supporting cross functional company wide systems and reporting improvement initiatives
  • Passionate, fearless and friendly
  • Willing and determined to dig deep, innovate and drive brilliant execution
  • Fuelled and heartened by the prospect of joining a wonderful team of people

For further information on this Commercial Financial Analyst role in Galway please contact Vanessa Lynch on 086 0462367 /
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