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Science Pharmaceutical and Food

105792 - Senior Finance Analyst / Manager - Cork

Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Cork
Date: 7/11/2019
Job Reference: 105792
Contact Name: Jenny Dore
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Job Description

Senior Finance Analyst / Manager - Cork - 105792
Senior Finance Analyst / Manager
Our client, a pharmaceutical company in Cork is currently looking to recruit a Senior Finance Analyst / Manager on an initial 12 month contract

What will I Be doing
  • Reporting into the Business Support Manager this role will lead a team and provide direction/support in the following areas: Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Cash and Treasury and Intercompany Accounts.
  • The primary responsibility of the Senior Finance Analyst will be to ensure that all of the aforementioned finance functions are managed and controlled effectively.
  • This position will also contribute to maintaining a process that will facilitate early identification of cost reduction opportunities and cultivate a lean culture within the team to drive standardization and efficiencies.

    People Management
    • Responsible for a team of 8 direct reports.
    • Responsible for providing direction and support to the members of the team
    • Responsible for the professional development of all team members.
    • Responsible for ensuring all department members are trained adequately.
    • Responsible for performing performance appraisals for all direct reports.

    Lead AP & AR Sub Ledger/General Ledger Accounting
    • Accounts Payable
    § Management of day-to-day AP duties
    § Lead continuous improvement initiatives to ensure maximum efficiencies are being achieved regarding invoice processing, payments & 3rd Party/Intercompany creditor reconciliations
    • Accounts Receivable
    § Management of day-to-day AR duties
    § Lead continuous improvement initiatives to ensure maximum efficiencies are being achieved regarding invoice/statement generation, receipt of payments & Trade/Intercompany debtor reconciliations
    • Coordinate cut-off procedures to achieve accurate month end reporting.
    • Intercompany Accounting
    § Responsible for adherence to all BRAVO etc reporting requirements in relation to intercompany activity

    Lead Treasury & Cash Management
    • Treasury and Cash Management for DePuy Ireland.
    • Work with J&J Regional Cash Management to ensure adequate funding to meet payment obligations.
    • Streamline manual payment processes (cheque & on-line)

    Business Planning
    • Provide assistance as required in annual Business Planning cycle

    Process Improvements & Cost Reductions
    • Seek to continuously improve processes and introduce automation in finance processes

    SOX and Audit Compliance
    • Liaise with external and internal auditors
    • DCM review for all cycles relevant to the role
    • Ensure all accounting and reporting procedures comply with all SOX and internal J&J control guidelines

    J.D. Edwards System
    • Implement system enhancements within the General Ledger.
    • Continuously improving controls, including edit reports and system access.

    What Do I Need
  • Minimum 4/5 years relevant prior experience in a financial accounting role within a multinational company & specifically the areas of AP, AR, Treasury & VAT.
  • People Management experience would be essential for this role.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, be a team player and willing to work in a flexible environment.
  • Qualified Accountant.
  • Good personal computer skills - ideally Microsoft Office.
  • Experience on a computerized accounting package – ideally JD EDWARDS

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