Collins McNicholas

Our client is a supplier and manufacturer to the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries and is based in Citywest.

This is a new position so is an excellent opportunity for a proactive professional  Finance Manager to join this progressive and highly succesful organisation.

This position reports to the Regional Controller and will  be part of the sites management team.


  • Production of the monthly results – Monthly Journals, Monthly Maintenance and Overhead Reports, Control Account Reconciliations and other Information Requests.
  • Monitoring and reviewing key financial data for the site to identify trends and enable operations management to take appropriate and timely actions to deliver the required financial performance.
  • Ensuring compliance (via review and detailed testing of internal controls) at plant level with Company financial systems and procedures to deliver consistent, accurate and robust financial information.
  • Preparing, monitoring and reviewing annual budgets and monthly forecasts.
  • Maintaining, monitoring and reviewing financial data in a timely manner, creating cost deployment models and reporting to support operational initiatives (e.g. World Class Manufacturing).
  • Prepare capital plans with operations management. Prepare capital expenditure models for approval and monitor and review returns on implemented capital investment plans to deliver focused investment and agreed returns.
  • Ensure Plant Managers are fully briefed, advised and developed in financial matters to meet Department and Company objectives.
  • Maintenance on Fixed Asset Register (additions and disposals).
  • Order Commitments reporting.
  • Take decisions around where costs are allocated.
  • Forecasting and Ad-hoc Variance Analysis.
  • Support inventory management and controls through establishment of inventory management procedures, cycle-count and full count programs.
  • Liaison with Auditors and Regulatory bodies, Pension Administrators; Insurance Companies in any matter relating to the financial accounting and credit control


Degree qualified or equivalent experience.

Qualified ACA/ ACCA/ CIMA (or studying towards).

Proficient in MS Office

Experience on QAD preferred.

For further information on this role, please contact Ita Hodder on 087 6755011 or email

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