Financial Analyst – Cork – Medical Devices

  • Reference: CJ46410
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Location: Cork, Cork City, Munster
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Job Overview: 
The key purpose of this role is to manage the generation of monthly management accounts to tight deadlines, and report on budget variances to departmental managers. 

Role Responsibilities: 

Monthly Accounts: 

  • Prepare and issue monthly management reports and manufacturing dashboards in accordance with tight reporting deadlines. 
  • Performance analysis on financial results, identify trends and highlight issues. Meet department managers to present this information on a monthly basis. 


Business Planning:

  • Assist in the formulation of the annual business plan and quarterly updates and submissions as required. 
  • Responsible for setting of variable and fixed departmental spend budgets. 
  • Prepare Value Stream Financial statements. 
  • Calculation of Standards Costs and Systems Costs


Financial and Corporate Reporting and Control:

  • Prepare and issue all reports on a timely basis. 
  • Prepare monthly updates to Operations Business Plan. 
  • Detailed knowledge of Corporate accounting standards and worldwide procedures. 
  • Maintain and implement internal control procedures relevant to areas of responsibility. 

Business Partnering

  • Responsibility for Grant Claims. 
  • Business partner to Value Streams and support functions. 
  • Support the preparation and management of the annual capital budget. 
  • Support the validation of financial benefits for proposed projects. 


Business Teams

  • Be a value-adding member of the Business Teams 
  • Develop financial awareness of all members in cross-functional teams
  • Continuous Improvement Focus 


Sox & Internal Control 

  • Support any requirements from External and internal auditors
  • Provide support to ensure all accounting and reporting procedures comply with SOX and internal control guidelines 


J.D. Edwards System 

  • Implement system enhancements in the Manufacturing and related Accounting areas. Validation of all system changes in these areas. 
  • Continuously improving controls, including edit reports and system access. 


  • Continuous Improvement focus 
  • Responsibility for duty compliance and monthly PCC Revenue Returns. 
  • Perform any other duties as required from time to time. 
  • To adhere to the company’s procedures. 
  • All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform. 

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an Accounting role in a Manufacturing environment. 
  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA accountant. 
  • Experience on a computerised accounting package e.g. JD EDWARDS, SAP 


Key Competencies:

  • Work on their own initiative, be flexible and wish to progress further with their career. 
  • Results orientation 
  • Analytical and accurate 
  • Planning and organizing skills 
  • Effective Communicator 
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Facilitator 
  • High Initiative 
  • Multi-tasking skills 
  • Judgment & Tact 


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael on 021 4911062 or email

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