Financial Business Analyst

  • Cork
  • Temporary
  • JO-1901-64104_1546523264


Our Cork based Multinational pharmaceutical client is looking for an experienced Financial Business Analyst to join their team on a 12 month contract.


  • Review and monitor monthly budget and spend of the Site Engineering Department.
  • Prepare weekly and monthly cost reports and KPIs.
  • Highlight and escalate issues as appropriate.
  • Monitor spend trends and highlight opportunities for improvement.
  • Liaise with the Finance Department Business Partner to resolve any queries.
  • Fulfil the role of Cost Champion for the department.
  • Generate reports for the functional managers as required.
  • Prepare and present reports and presentations for the Engineering monthly cost meeting
  • Ensure compliance with local site finance procedures.
  • Identify and deliver cost-saving opportunities.
  • Coach Project Managers, Engineers and departmental personnel on business financial principles.
  • Oversight& control for project cost management through the project life cycle
  • Sound financial stewardship, management and control.
  • Ensure highest Compliance standard
  • Ensure robust processes in place for GRN's & accruals at month end.
  • Support the development and running of the Project Management Office on site
  • Coaching others by sharing skill-set and expertise


  • A minimum of three to five years' experience in a Business Analyst role or similar.
  • Must have as a minimum a 3rd level qualification in a relevant business/financial field
  • Essential to have good knowledge of Business Financial reporting software such as JD Edwards
  • Advanced PC skills such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Management Systems such as SAP etc.
  • A continuous improvement mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Superior organizational and planning skills
  • Demonstrated ability to realise improvement initiatives
  • Demonstrated successes in a team environment, such as project teams.
  • Demonstrated high level of problem solving and facilitation skills.
  • Individual who manages very well under pressure and proven workload prioritisation capabilities

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