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Finance Analyst - Supply Chain (Part Qual)

Job Title: Finance Analyst - Supply Chain (Part Qual)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 92521
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Contact: Jenny Dore
Telephone: 086 0449371

Financial Analyst-Supply Chain
Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Financial Analyst-Supply Chain for their site.

What do I need
  • A part qualified accountant, with strong analytic and numeracy skills and a passion for delivering exceptional business partnering
  • Experienced in supporting Operational functions, with a strong understanding of the Supply Chain model and demand generation
  • 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 and Access a key requirement
  • 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

What will I be doing
  • Act as the finance lead for all aspects of Demand Generation, proactively engaging with Sales, Marketing and Operations to ensure alignment of supply & demand for all sku's across all regions
  • Ensure demand planning/forecasting is reflective of standard, seasonal and promotional stock requirements in the short, medium and long term
  • Work with sales and marketing to analyse sales out data, promotional activity and market trends to ensure these are reflected in the demand plans and sufficient buffer stock is held to cover any potential upsides based on historical trends
  • Work with the Sales, Marketing and Operations teams to ensure the effective management of EOL products during range changes to ensure scrappage and obsolescence is minimised
  • Finance Lead for the S&OP process and reporting
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager with providing analysis and recommendations to the Operations/R&D team through gross margin analysis, PPV reporting and Inventory management
  • Review and optimise current Supply & Demand Systems and processes
  • Support the quarterly forecasting process and the annual budgeting process
  • Support the Commercial Finance Manager with product profitability modelling, ensuring the accuracy of standard and non-standard cost of sales inputs
  • Make recommendation on prioritisation of stock based on customer and product profitability analysis
  • Act as the finance lead for sku rationalisation initiatives, working with sales, marketing and operations to ensure the range aligns to the product portfolio strategy for all regions
  • Work collaboratively and partner with key cross-functional teams (IT, Operations, Sales, Customer Service) to deliver our key business objectives
Where you've come from:
  • You should have a university degree or equivalent and 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
  • Experienced in supporting Operational functions, with a strong understating of the Supply Chain model and Demand Generation
  • Demonstrates an understanding of the importance of the effective management of the Supply & Demand Model on a company's cashflow and profitability
  • Highly resourceful and collaborative
  • Commercial/sales performance drive
  • 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 Financial Analyst-Supply Chain role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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