Finance Business Partner

Negotiable Permanent Cork East
17/05/2019 Ref: 2405
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Barden have been engaged by one of the world’s leading medical technology companies to identify a Senior Management Accountant to join their team. This is a key role within the Finance Team where you will be responsible for partnering with the stakeholders of the business in order to drive site excellence.

Our client is a global leader in the medical device field with multiple investments in manufacturing and supply chain business units nationally.  Ireland is the global hub for this business and as a result there is a constant need for high calibre qualified accountants to join and within the organisation.  The role in question will be quite varied but will broadly include the following:

  • Partner with business unit leaders in relation to the ongoing development of their financial knowledge and the preparation of monthly financial outlooks.
  • Provide financial commentary of the monthly management accounts for the facility.
  • Attend and provide financial inputs at the monthly business unit reviews.
  • Review and analyse the annual budget, the setting of the annual standard costs and the distribution of the annual transfer pricing files to customers.
  • Review and analyse the financial outlooks throughout the year and provide financial commentary on the associated risks and opportunities.
  • Review and analyse the preparation of the annual capital budget and ongoing capital spend projections throughout the year. 
  • Ensure that adequate internal financial controls exist and are adhered to within the facility
  • Participate in cross-functional and cross divisional process improvement initiatives.
  • Drive process changes in the Finance area to ensure the provision of information to key business owners is more efficient
  • Actively contribute as part of the Finance Team to setting and achieving the team’s goals and objectives.

“We have the highest performing finance team in our global business – this means that expectations are high but so too are the rewards and career advancement” – Finance Director (Europe)

The ideal person will:

  • Be a qualified accountant with 3-5 years post qualified experience in a large, multinational organisation
  • Be a strong communicator with the ability to act as a liaison between Finance and Manufacturing.
  • Be commercially aware and enjoy interacting with cross functional teams across the organisation.
  • Have excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to manage several priorities at once.
  • Have a good work ethic and strong career ambition which is critical for success in this role.


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