Senior Commercial Financial Analyst

  • Reference: GJ46094 pp
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Galway, Galway City, Mayo
  • Category: Quidel

Senior Commercial Financial Analyst required with 5 years plus experience in financial and / or strategic analyst.  Experience in manufacturing preferred.  Galway city.


  • Analyse revenue and margin performance and provide insight to drivers of variability.
  • Review trends in ASP, volume and margin components by region and provides monthly commentary for management review.
  • Work with the Sales and Marketing team to drive the monthly revenue forecasting process. 
  • Develop and maintains reporting tools required for this task.
  • In cooperation with Sales and Marketing, perform in-depth pricing analytics on an annual basis in order to establish the Company’s pricing grids. 
  • Support development of annual operating plans with relation to revenue, and expenses associated with Sales & Marketing function.
  • Collect and study data to determine costs of business activities.
  • Recommend budget adjustments as needed,  and may propose other cost improvement measures. Prepares and presents monthly review of budget versus actual results with management team.
  • Analyses financial data and extracts and defines relevant information. Interprets data for the purpose of determining past financial performance and/or to project a financial probability. 
  • Develops new reporting and analytical tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of monitoring the performance of the business.
  • Maintains financial reporting systems to ensure alignment with source data.
  • Performs other special projects as assigned including in-depth expense, revenue and pricing analysis.  Participates in the resolution of issues and process improvement opportunities.   


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial and/or strategic analysis.  Experience in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, accounting, or finance required.  ACA, ACCA or CIMA.  MBA preferred. 
  • Strong analytical and communication skills to convey information effectively.
  • Ability to distill large amounts of data and translate analysis into compelling presentations.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in financial modeling, strategic planning, and resource allocation.
  • Ability to use logic and reasoning to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office suite of products, including PowerPoint and Excel.

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