Operational Finance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Cork City
  • 41940034

PE Global is currently recruiting for an Operational Finance Analyst for a leading multi-national client based in East Cork. This is a permanent role.

Duties and Responsibilities of the Role:

  • Foster a strong business partner relationship with Supply Chain, Procurement and Logistics functions and with sub-functions within the Finance organization
  • Prepare monthly forecast reports for manufacturing variances linked with 3rd party warehouse transactions, monitor financial performance, understand, and explain root causes of variances versus budget, prior forecasts and prior year
  • Secure that master data is correct and collaborate with Procurement to review and validate raw material purchase prices as the basis for high quality standard costs
  • Develop SG&A operating budgets for Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Support monthly close activities in partnership with RTR: warehouse variance analysis, inventory reserve provisions, freight and duty costs allocation/accruals and consolidation of manufacturing variances
  • In cooperation with SC teams, facilitate accurate inventory records for obsolescence and slow-moving stock reserves, including preparation of monthly account reconciliations, support in quarterly warehouse stock reconciliations against 3rd party quantity reports and yearly annual physical stock counts
  • Participate in ad hoc OFPA projects in terms of process improvement, work proactively to institutionalize improvements
  • Follow the internal control book procedures and support SOX and audit compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree with a major in Finance, Accounting or other relevant field
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in financial planning and analysis, product costing and/or Operations/Supply Chain Finance
  • Strong analytics skills and financial acumen. Being able to provide in[1]depth explanation of results, synthesize data to identify key business drivers and assess the quality of inputs, generate insightful outputs
  • Experience with the financial reporting cycle including development of annual business plan / budget, financial projections / recurring forecasts and operations cost management required
  • Standard costing experience (preferred)
  • ERP System experience required (We are using SAP S4)
  • Ability to build effective business relationships, and interact and
  • communicate effectively
  • Strong analytical skills with aptitude to ask challenging questions and get to the underlying issues
  • Strong English written and oral presentations skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix organization and adapt to change as needed
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel)

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Katie on +353 21 4297900 or alternatively send an up to date CV to

***Please note our client cannot assist with any visa sponsorship and candidates must have the correct visa to live and work in Ireland***


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