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Financial Analyst 36590

  • Job reference: 926546
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 13/08/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Financial Analyst for our multinational pharmaceutical client based in the Cork area on an initial 6-month contract with the potential to extend.

Job Purpose
Reporting to the Operation Accounting Manager , the position acts as a key liaison between the operations of the plant and financial reporting; with responsibility for accurate and timely preparation of monthly management accounts and operational dashboards, as well as providing financial analysis and accounting support to the manufacturing and support areas of the business. The key requirements will be keen aptitude for implementing and maintaining business systems, business partnering with all departments within the site, and with finance departments of other affiliates.

Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Lead and support the preparation of monthly management Reports in conjunction with other finance team members delivering Month End reports accurately and on time
  • Reporting - Timely, effective and accurate monthly operations Dashboards, reporting of KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) etc.
  • Lead and support the site CAPEX control processes
  • Lead and support the preparation of SLOB Reserve by liaising closely with business
  • Participate in and lead various site initiatives and cross-functional teams as directed by the Operations Accounting Manager
  • Actively participate in Finance team's continuous Improvement process
  • Manage operating expenses for Operations and support cost centres
  • Support in preparing Annual Business Plans and Quarterly Updates to Business Plan, for the site
  • Responsible for managing Cost Centre Budgets in SAP
  • Support cost improvement initiatives, to continually control the cost base of the facility
  • Develop an understanding of financial reports and tools provided within SAP, and utilize this knowledge by providing management with financial information on an ad-hoc basis
  • Ensure Finance users SAP systems access rights is correctly controlled and monitored at all times
  • Compliance - Maintain strong internal controls to ensure excellent Audit results - Internal, External and Sarbanes Oxley. Own key SOX areas on the site

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Recognised Accountancy qualification
  • 3+ years relevant experience in a Management/ Operations/ Cost / Financial Accountant role or relevant experiences, in a busy/ growing manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge of SAP or other ERP systems and a good knowledge of Microsoft packages
  • Working in a Multinational environment experience desirable

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
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.