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Finance Analyst (Senior)

  • Job reference: 923482
  • Location: Dublin South, Dublin
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Finance Analyst
  • Date posted: 22/01/2019

Orion group are recruiting a Finance Analyst (Senior) on behalf of our Multinational Biotechnology Client based in South Dublin, Ireland- 12-month contract - Part-Time Role.

Flexible on which 3 days in the week.
Mon- Wed or Tues- Thurs

Academic: Strong Academic Results
Qualifications: Qualified Accountant
Experience: 3+ years PQE
Pharma: Desired
Manufacturing: Preferably
Other: Budgeting & variance analysis - good analytical skills
Strong Excel & systems skills
2+ years consistent employment with one or more employers
Strong interpersonal and communication skills as a key part of the role is business partnering.



* Spend Forecast- develop templates, communicate assumptions, liaise with stakeholders, consolidate submissions, review of data, check anomalies etc
* Consolidation -, interpret and consolidate forecast, complete Budget/Forecast submission in Hyperion
* Quarter end journals including spend accruals & prepayments


* Metrics - prepare KPIs to complete site economics dashboard for Senior Leadership Team review
* Metrics - monthly report update actuals vs. plan, reconcile to SAP and sweeps file, analyse variance drivers for COGM, gross expense, net expense, and corporate allocations.
* Variance analysis, meet with key business partners & determine functional forecast accuracy & business drivers
* Depreciation review - liaise with PCS & Property Accounting teams
* Prepare cash flow forecast


* Track, report and monitor productivity efforts on site
* Work with functions on validating potential opportunities
* Create scorecard, infrastructure to drive productivity mindset
* Establish governance, cadence and frequency of reporting
* Productivity modelling - prepare, analyse & review stakeholders & corporate


* Assist with internal & external financial audits
* IICE (financial reporting) - Controls and documentation review, approval

Ad Hoc

* Signatory Limits - check up to date & correct level
* PO management - timely closure of old POs
* Business surveys
* R&D Tax credit submission

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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.