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105487 - Senior Finance Analyst - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 13/09/2019
Job Reference: 105487
Contact Name: Jenny Dore
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Job Description

Senior Finance Analyst - Cork - 105487
Financial Accountant

Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Financial Analyst for their site

What Will I Be Doing
  • The key purpose of this role is to manage the generation of monthly management accounts to tight deadlines, and report on budget variances to departmental managers.

  • Prepare and issue monthly management reports and manufacturing dashboards and MD&D Supply Chain Finance Director prior to the required submission date in accordance with tight reporting deadlines.
  • Performance analysis on financial results, identify trends and highlight issues. Meet department managers to present this information on a monthly basis.
  • CIP tracking and reporting.

  • Assist in the formulation of the annual business plan and quarterly updates and submissions as required.
  • Responsible for setting of variable and fixed departmental spend budgets.
  • Prepare Value Stream Financial statements.
  • Provide information to set CIP targets.
  • Calculation of Standards Costs and Systems Costs for Cork plant

  • Prepare and issue all reports required and MD&D Supply Chain Finance on a timely basis.
  • Prepare monthly updates to Operations Business Plan.
  • Detailed knowledge of Corporate accounting standards and worldwide procedures.
  • Maintain and implement internal control procedures relevant to areas of responsibility.

  • Responsibility for Grant Claims for the Cork plant.
  • Business partner to Value Streams and support functions.
  • Support the preparation of CARs and management of the annual capital budget.
  • Support the validation of financial benefits for proposed projects.

  • Be a value-adding member of the Manufacturing & Multifunctional Business Teams
  • Develop financial awareness of all members in cross-functional teams
  • Continuous Improvement Focus

  • Support any requirements from External and internal auditors
  • Provide support to ensure all accounting and reporting procedures comply with SOX and internal control guidelines

  • Implement system enhancements in the Manufacturing and related Accounting areas. Validation of all system changes in these areas.
  • Continuously improving controls, including edit reports and system access.

  • Continuous Improvement focus
  • Responsibility for duty compliance and monthly PCC Revenue Returns.
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time.
  • To adhere to the company’s procedures.
  • All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform.
What Do I Need
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an Accounting role in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA accountant.
  • Experience on a computerised accounting package e.g. JD EDWARDS, SAP
  • Work on their own initiative, be flexible and wish to progress further with their career
  • Results orientation, analytical and accurate
  • Planning and organising skills
  • Effective Communicator with Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Facilitator and High Initiative
  • Multi tasking skills

For further information on this Finance role role in Cork please contact Jenny Dore on 086 0449371 /
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