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Finance Manager - FP&A | Pharma

We have a great opportunity for an FP&A Finance Manager to join one of the leading multinational manufacturers here in Cork. Reporting to the Site Finance Lead, you will lead a team and become a member of the Operations Leadership team , working with stakeholders at all levels of the organization to develop, report, monitor and manage key financial and non-financial performance indicators.  15-month contract with hybrid working options. Competitive overall package and based on the south-west side of Cork (15 minutes from Bishopstown).

Overview of responsibilities (full job spec available on request):

  • Lead the preparation and submission of the annual operating budget/forecasts
  • Support, evaluate, and assist in the development of standard costs and monthly analysis of production variances
  • Complete Monthly Financial closing and Performance Reporting and explanation of variances, including the completion of dashboards
  • Steer monthly Cost Tier & drive Cost Governance at the site, driving a focus on site cost-saving/productivity initiatives and development of financial performance metrics
  • Partner with Site Finance Lead to provide financial input and advice to our company’s leadership team
  • Contribute to site management operational and strategic initiatives
  • Support, analyse, and assist in the preparation of R&D Tax Credits submissions and Government Grant claims
  • Develop, implement, and monitor internal financial controls and procedures of the company and coordinate both internal and external audits including SOX compliance
  • Drive continuous process optimization, standardization, and stability

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 8 years PQE ideally in a multinational manufacturing environment
  • Experience in planning, budgeting, forecasting processes and inventory accounting and manufacturing variances
  • People management experience

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • Health insurance
  • Pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Hybrid working options

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.