Accountancy & Finance JobsSenior Financial Analyst – Cork – Market Leader

  • CJ50184
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Cork, Cork City

Collins McNicholas

Great opportunity for a qualified Accountant with 3+ years PQE to join a leading multinational manufacturing organisation. This would be a varied role, focused on the preparation of monthly accounts, forecasting and acting as a key business partner. 12-month contract with very good scope for extension or permanency (company has a proven track record of converting contractors to permanent positions).

Please feel free to contact Michael on or call 021-4809118 for more details.

Overview of Responsibilities:

Monthly Accounts

  • Prepare and issue monthly management reports and manufacturing dashboards prior to the required submission date 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. 
  • CIP tracking and reporting. 


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. 
  • Provide information to set CIP targets. 
  • Calculation of Standards Costs and Systems Costs


Financial and Corporate Reporting and Control

  • Prepare and issue all reports required 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 of CARs 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 Manufacturing & Multifunctional 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. 
  • All employees are responsible for minimizing both the Environmental and Health & Safety effects of the work that they perform. 


Overview of Requirements:

  • 3+ years’ experience in an Accounting role, ideally within a manufacturing environment. 
  • Qualified ACCA, ACA or CIMA 
  • Experience on a computerised accounting package e.g. JDE, SAP 

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