Job Reference 14363
Job type Permanent
Location Co.Wicklow
Salary € 60,000+

The Role

The role has a solid functional reporting line into the Director of Finance.


Key Responsibilities:

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Work with site management to prepare key financial plans (annual MRP (Mid Range Plan) and three forecasts within the financial year.
  • Prepare MRP presentation packs with supporting schedules and file with GMS (Global Manufacturing Services).
  • Present MRP to Finance Director and site Site LeadershipTeam.
  • Assess and communicate local risks and opportunities in order to anticipate performance variances.
  • Support cost accountant in preparation of product standard costs annually.

Corporate Reporting

  • With the support of the Shared Services Centre team prepare monthly P&L.
  • Prepare and file reporting pack including financial metrics update with commentary and analysis of key deviations for the site.
  • Present monthly results to Finance Director and site Site Leadership Team for review and analysis.
  • Complete all actions from review process in a timely manner.
  • Engage in full balance sheet review with Shared Services Centre team monthly.

Business Support

  • Drive financial awareness and Financial KPI delivery with local management.
  • Prepare appropriate financial analysis of all deviations (OpEx. spend, manufacturing variance, Purchase Price Variance. and CapEx.), from financial plans to guide local management decisions and follow through on remediation actions.
  • Monitor all financial transactions for the comapny in Bray and ensure accuracy and completeness. Identify and communicate in a timely manner any financial risks exposures observed with this business to Finance Director.
  • Prepare business case in support of new product introduction and significant site investments.

Compliance and Internal control

  • Ensure compliance with all corporate guidelines and IFRS.
  • Maintain strong internal control systems around company assets.
  • Fully support all GIA and external audits on site.

Compensation and Benefits - Management Responsibility

  • Supervision of payroll and all related benefits administration for the company and analysis of outputs from the payroll process.
  • Manage, direct, develop and mentor the Compensation and Benefits Analyst.

The Person


  • Finance Degree
  • CIMA / ACCA / ACA qualification


  • Minimum of 5-10 years Finance Management experience.
  • Able to work on modern ERP & IT systems and experience with SAP Accounting is essential
  • Experience with payroll processing is desirable
  • Experience in people management is desirable


  • Sound and up to date knowledge of Irish GAAP and International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • Be highly motivated and possess strong communication skills, both written and verbal. Is a critical thinking and good analytical skills
  • Hands-on approach and proven ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Proven ability to influence at all levels within the organization.


For more information contact Sheelagh Newman on 045 988 500 

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