Financial Analyst

  • Carlow
  • Temporary 11 months'
  • JO-1903-64320_1552498241


Our Carlow based multinational pharmaceutical client is currently looking for a Financial Analyst with at least 2 years' PQE experience to join their team for an 11 month contract.


  • Provision of accurate, timely and reliable financial information
  • Monthly closing and reporting
  • Support, analyze, and assist in the preparation and review of the company's annual operating budget
  • Manages site spend in partnership with budget owners focusing on headcount, operating expense budgets, forecasting and spending targets
  • Support manufacturing and inventory accounting including variance analysis
  • Provides financial input and advice to the site leadership team
  • Support, analyze, and assist in the preparation of R&D Tax Credits submissions and Government Grants claims
  • Develop, implement and monitor internal financial controls and procedures of the company.
  • Facilitates both internal and external audits including SOX compliance
  • Lead and support finance training sessions
  • Lead and support site/global projects
  • Drive continuous process optimization, standardization and stability


  • 2 - 5 years PQE ideally in a multinational manufacturing environment.
  • Business partnering
  • Understanding of planning, budget and forecasting processes
  • Understanding of inventory accounting and manufacturing variances
  • Analytical and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of SAP preferable
  • Knowledge of MS Office products, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Proactive and innovative
  • Ability to manage change
  • Ability to prioritise tasks and work to tight deadlines
  • Highly Self Motivated with ability to work independently

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