Financial Planning & Control Analyst

Dublin West, Dublin
bonus, health insurance , 25 days hols
14 Jul 2021
11 Aug 2021
Financial P&C
Ann Marie Corcoran
Job Type

Financial Planning & Control Analyst


The Financial Planning & Control Analyst is responsible to assist the Planning & Control department for the manufacturing operations.



  • Assist in maintaining of the cost accounting system, involving master data and product costing.
  • Prepare, reconcile, and review inventory and provision accounts for proper inventory valuation.
  • Perform month end close duties such as journal entries, and prepare management reports.
  • Review and verify documents required by SOX compliance team.
  • Analyze and report manufacturing variances and their causes.
  • Prepare and review audit schedules and provide requested information for internal/external auditors.
  • Preparation of forecasting and budget.
  • Participate in physical inventory.
  • Perform assigned tasks using established procedures with sound judgment, evaluation and critical thinking.


  • Bachelor's degree in Economics / Business Administration / Industrial Engineering.
  • Minimum 2-3 years Big-4 audit experience or relevant accounting experience in a manufacturer multinational company, Pharmaceutical is a plus.
  • Experience utilizing enterprise software systems is highly preferred.
  • Knowledge of fundamental accounting and cost accounting concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, and cost control principles.
  • Ability to identify continuous improvement measures.
  • Must be proactive, results oriented, and have strong attention to detail.
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic and the ability to exercise good judgment.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks to meet targeted deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills with the ability to make structured decisions on a routine basis.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with personnel at all levels in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in MS Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint).
  • Strong Excel skills, i.e. knowledge of V-Look Ups, Pivot Tables, basic accounting formulas, etc.
  • Specific experience with SAP is preferred.





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