Operational Finance Analyst

  • Full Time
  • Remote
  • Cork City
  • 41960249

PE Global is currently hiring a Operational Finance Analyst for our 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 forecast and prior year
  • Support monthly close activities: Purchase Price Variance analysis, inventory reserve provisions, freight allocation/accruals, duty accruals reconciliation and consolidation of manufacturing variances for the 2 principal entities in Denmark and Switzerland
  • 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
  • In cooperation with Supply Chain teams, facilitate accurate inventory records for obsolescete and slow-moving stock reserves, validate the quarterly warehouse stock reconciliations against 3rd party quantity reports and provide finance support throughout the yearly annual physical stock counts process
  • Develop SG&A operating budgets for Logistics and Supply Chain
  • Participate in ad hoc OFPA projects in terms of process improvement, work proactively to institutionalize improvements to reduce manual work
  • Follow the internal control book procedures and support SOX and audit compliance


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business Economics or other relevant field and/or minimum 5 years of experience in FP&A, product costing or Operations/Supply Chain Finance
  • Financial acumen and experience with the financial reporting cycle, including the development of recurring forecasts, operations cost management and annual budgets
  • Standard costing experience preferred
  • ERP System experience preferred (SAP S4)
  • Ability to build effective business relationships and be a team player
  • Strong analytical skills with aptitude to ask challenging questions with demonstration of root cause investigation
  • Ability to operate effectively in a remote organization and agility to adapt to change
  • Take ownership to act and drive progress with continuous improvement mindset
  • Strong communication and presentations skills
  • Be hands-on and pro-active to deliver on commitments in an ethical way
  • Be able to provide in-depth explanation of results, synthesize data to identify key business drivers, assess the quality of inputs and generate insightful outputs

Interested candidates should submit an updated CV.

Please click the link below to apply, call Katie on 083 0177413 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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