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Financial Analyst, Manufacturing, Galway

  • Galway
  • Permanent
  • Industry
  • Reference: 288081-AQ

Senior Financial Analyst

Our client are a progressive and expanding manufacturing plant in Galway.  Having acquired a new product line they are now hiring for an exciting senior role with excellent exposure across the business and significant upward career progression opportunity.   The Senior Financial Analyst to be a key business partner to this new production unit.  In this role, you will be part of the Production Unit Management teams.  Understanding the Production unit’s products & manufacturing processes will be key to success.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Partner with your Production Unit team to ensure full understanding of their financial performance & identify focus areas.
  • Lead the Strategic 3 year forecast plan and the annual Budget & quarterly forecast process for your Production units ensuring accurate forecasts for all Production Unit financial targets (Headcount, production expenses, overhead spend, direct labour, scrap, capital, inventory)
  • Develop product cost models for key products within your Production Unit which can be used by the broader Production Unit teams to identify value improvement projects & provide predictions on standard costs.
  • Develop Financial Analysis/Models to support decision making in your Production Units e.g. Capital appraisal on new equipment, ROI on Value Improvement Projects.
  • Partner with Production Units Management teams to identify & drive year over year value improvement programs.
  • Develop product cost models to provide accurate direction to R&D teams on the standard cost of products in the development cycle.
  • Review controls for areas under your responsibility to ensure effective & efficient controls are in place which complies with Corporate Policy, SOX & GAAP. 
  • Ad-hoc projects depending on Finance & Business priorities.


  • Qualified Accountant
  • Experience and understanding of finance in a manufacturing environment is essential to this role
  • Candidates must possess strong business partnering & communication skills.
  • Highly proficient in financial system & excel skills 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Aptitude for identifying & implementing process improvements
  • Self-motivated with exceptional communication skills

An excellent remuneration and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

If you are interested in the opportunity to join an expanding organisation in Galway and progress your career, please send an updated CV to or call Anne on 01-6797990 for a confidential discussion.

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Anne Quinn
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