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Financial Analyst

  • Job reference: 927360
  • Location: Cork
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Finance, Life Sciences
  • Date posted: 29/08/2019

Orion Group are looking for a Financial Analyst for our multinational medical devices client based in the Cork area on an initial 12-month contract with the potential to extend.


Job Purpose
The primary purpose of this role is to support the Financial Accounting requirements in accordance with company Policies and procedures and in accordance with Sarbanes Oxley requirements. The position is reporting to the Senior Financial Analyst Financial Reporting & Compliance and is based in Cork, Ireland.


Main Responsibilities of the role

  • Assist in the client's Financial Close Process:
    -Ensure General Ledger Integrity for the client
    -Ensure all Balance Sheet reconciliations are prepared in accordance with WWP
    -Ensure compliance with relevant SOX controls
    -Prepare the client's Financial Statements
    -Support monthly Headcount Reporting process
    -Submit BRAVO/TM1 reporting for the client accurately and timely.
    -Fixed Asset & Capital Spend Reporting
  • Forecast Reporting
    -Assist the Business Partners in preparation of the departmental budgets for the various forecast cycles
    -Carry out BVA analysis and provide commentary for observed variances
    -Assist in preparation of Latest Estimate submissions as required
  • Business Partnering
    -Issue monthly management reports
    -Work with Business Partners across the business to ensure that adequate financial support and analysis is provided
  • SOX & WWP/ICH Compliance
    -Liaise with external and internal auditors as required
    -Ensure all accounting and reporting procedures comply with SOX, J&J WW Accounting Procedures & ICH guidelines

Desired Experience and Background of the successful candidate

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA accountant
  • 3+ years of relevant multinational experience
  • Supply chain finance experience in medical device or pharmaceutical industry
  • Proven track record in multi-cultural business partnering
  • Strong organization skills and an aptitude for planning
  • Strong technical and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated record of driving continuous process improvements
  • Accuracy with attention to detail
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Proactive approach
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously while meeting deadlines

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.