Finance Analyst - Major Medical Company - Galway-Ireland

  • Job Reference: NET - 173999
  • Date Posted: 10 May 2018
  • Recruiter: Headhunt International
  • Location: Galway
  • Salary: £1.00
  • Bonus/Benefits: Salary Benefits package
  • Sector: Accounting
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

A major Medical Devices Company in Galway,Ireland is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person for the following post:


Purpose of the Job:

At our Finance Department, we focus on a culture of hard work, honesty, integrity and diligence resulting in all key deliverables being achieved on time and to a high standard. Our vision for our Finance team is to be a sought after employing department for exceptional staff encompassing a) a learning organization, where all staff members are empowered and supported in reaching their full potential & b) a results orientation where employees accept responsibility with a "can do" attitude. As Financial Analyst in the Company site you are directly involved in compliance in key areas of finance including a) :-Responsible for the accounting function in the plant ensuring the balance sheet is correctly stated and all Monthly/Quarterly & Annual Finance requirements are met. b) Preparing accounting statements for internal and external parties involving liaising with external agencies e.g. External Audit partners.

Key Responsibilities:

The Financial Analyst will have responsibilities as follows:-

* Responsible for Accounting Function in the Company thus ensuring all Balance Sheet accounts are correctly stated.
* Monthly Close & Forecast Involvement in all areas including Profit and Loss analysis, Sales & COGS variance analysis and monthly variance reports in all areas.
* Manage quarterly budgeting and forecasting process in all areas as well as tracking actual and forecasted spending in key areas e.g. Other Product costs, Purchase Price Variance, Material Usage variance.
* Complete Internal reporting requirements including completion of management accounts, cost of sales analysis & other areas as needed.
* Planning and organization of the external audit including preparation of financial statements for two legal entities based at the location
* Preparation of the corporation tax calculation and primary contact for liaising with the tax consultants and corporate tax to ensure the group derives maximum benefit from the Irish operations.
* Management of Euro cash pooling balance, including forecasting of companies Euro requirements.
* Assist in the preparation of the annual budget.
* Manage the Standard Cost Setting Process for the plant .
* Miscellaneous variance analysis as required
* Provide timely & accurate information financial support to local managers thus building strong relationships with management.
* Maintain high internal controls around delegation of authority (DOA), Segregation of Duties(SOD) and balance sheet reconciliations. Also, responsible for maintaining the internal DOA procedure.
* Act as Backup for Weekly and Monthly Payroll.
* Assist in meeting SOX compliance & Audit requirements
* Follow all environmental, health & safety rules and procedures and participate in safety and environmental activities in order to improve the workplace for all employees

Qualification Requirements:

A part qualified or fully qualified accountant and desirably with manufacturing experience, wishing to move into a complex, fast moving and constantly changing multinational manufacturing environment.

A dynamic team player and can work effectively and proactively on cross-functional teams.

Experienced with effectively interacting with various levels and functions within the organization - must be technically strong and willing to come up to speed quickly.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and Microsoft Office (particularly Excel) are a requirement. Oracle JD Edwards & Syspro system knowledge are desirable.

You are a good communicator and fluent in English, both in writing and speaking


A very attractive Salary/Benefits Package is on offer and negotiable


Please forward your CV immediately to:

For informal enquiries, please ring Christy O'Hara on 087-9473404 or 00353 87 9473404 if outside Ireland