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Principal Finance Analyst - Galway

Principal Finance Analyst required with 5 years plus experience in a multinational environment. Galway city.


  • Assist in Leading the Forecasting Process, AOP and Periodic Forecasts, including the annual budget & standard cost setting project –
  • Take a leading part in the annual budget project & develop standard costs for all product families manufactured on-site.  
  • Apply forecast updates and lead the forecast process, typically quarterly, to ensure an accurate update on the site’s expected annual performance.  
  • Champion process improvement process within Finance & across the business.
  • Lead the month-end financial close process, including the review, analysis & performance reporting for all relevant P&L and Balance Sheets line items.
  • Ensure on-time submission of results and reporting requests and deliver enhancements for monthly management reporting.
  • Partner with Global Business Services teams to ensure an appropriate split of responsibilities between GBS & local Finance.
  • Maintain an efficient & effective control environment for all areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure 100% compliance with Corporate Policy, GAAP & SOX requirements & support all audit requirements.
  • Act as a Strategic Business Partner by demonstrating a keen understanding of the key value drivers of our business & develop financial processes to deliver year-over-year value creation. 
  • Develop & implement robust financial strategies for the business & provide insights into the financial implications of business decisions.



  • ACA qualified with 5+ years of experience leading a successful Finance team
  • Bachelor’s Degree HETAC Level 8 in a relevant area.
  • Proven track record of leading & developing teams and identifying & implementing process improvements.
  • SAP experiences an advantage


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.

091 706712