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Senior Financial Analyst - 12 Month Contract

Cork, Ireland

Ireland - English

Job Description

Auto req ID: 159897BR

Job Description

Position Purpose and Primary Accountabilities

Global Ingredients FP&A

  • Finance Responsibility for Colonia/ Arlington, Brazil & Mexico Ingredients – Lead the AOP, Forecast and Latest Estimate process, performing analytics and challenging assumptions before signing off in the submission and highlighting key variances to Global team
  • Manage the monthly/periodic close processes (25 closes p.a) ensuring that results are delivered RFT and on time.
  • Provide insight into COGs variance trends throughout the year, identifying risks and opportunities in a timely manner
  • Productivity – ensure productivity is appropriately identified and reported in actuals and AOP
  • Collaborate closely with local Plant teams to ensure planning and reporting process is accurate and timely for non BOM costs
  • Champion the finance agenda with local Procurement and Supply Chain teams, ensuring training is provided when required
  • Support the global agenda for BPC – key SME
  • Lead, motivate and mentor the team of 2


Essential Skills:

  • Proven Strategic thinking capability, Strong financial skills, excellent communications and problem solving.
  • Strong systems experience - Microsoft Business applications, and SAP/ BPC Experience highly desirable.
  • Proven track record of driving process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Excellent Communication & Influencing Skills to all levels within Organization and show strong leadership at meetings (finance/ non-finance), particularly within global multinational working environments – strong relationship with plant teams is critical to success in role.
  • Experienced at Analysing and distilling large amounts of data into meaningful and presentable content to support decision making
  • Ability to work in the detail is key (for plant reviews) but must be able to take high level view for communications with Snr Finance Management.
  • Experience working in Matrix organizations
  • Ability to adapt to changing situations and problem solve quickly in a changing and dynamic environment
  • Professionally qualified accountant with 5+ Years PQE in a high volume multinational manufacturing environment.
  • Track record of academic success and career progression

Relocation Eligible: Not Applicable
Job Type: Temporary