Operations Finance Manager

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  • Galway, Republic of Ireland

Operations Finance Manager

Location: West Galway

Type of contract: Permanent

About Your New Employer

  • This is a global medical device company with approximately 400 employees in Galway.
  • The majority of employees are based within Manufacturing.
  • You will be joining a Finance team of 3 (Senior Finance Manager, Accounts Assistant, Fully Qualified Accountant and this role).
  • This job opportunity may suit Senior Accountants seeking the next step in their career, or it may suit an experienced Manager seeking a more varied, hands on Finance role within Medical Device.

About Your New Finance Manager job

The primary purpose of this position is to provide both financial leadership and strategic support. This position sits on the Leadership team and is accountable for delivering financial and operational results, monthly financial and/or operational reviews, coordinating monthly forecasts and annual budget, business development support, and helping to create efficiencies addressing current process/procedures.

This position has a unique blend of both strategic and hands on responsibilities. For example:

  • Lead the preparation of the Monthly Financial Reporting packages (reviewed with Functional Management and/or the Executive Leadership team.
  • Provide financial analysis, reporting, and forecasting support to Senior Management, with frequent interactions with the Senior Leadership Team.
  • Develop complex financial models and ad hoc analysis to enable higher level financial insights and decision making.
  • Standardizes and utilize analytic tools and documents for the global financial, planning and analysis team utilizing Hyperion.
  • Collaborate as a cross-functional business partner providing support in developing the strategic plan, long-range plan, budget, and rolling forecast and Annual Operating Plans as well as all financial analysis supporting both P&L and Balance sheet.
  • May assist with financial material for communications with Executive Leadership Team and Board of Directors.
  • Support Supply Chain analysis, capital, and cost savings with the development of good tracking and monitoring tools.


A further job description is available on request.


What Skills/Experience You’ll Need for this Operations Finance Job role:

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance. MBA or CPA preferred
  • Minimum Experience: 5-7 years of experience with analytics, executive reporting and/or financial systems experience (Financial systems used are: Hyperion, Essbase, Oracle and Data Warehouse/BI tools).
  • Experience within a lean manufacturing environment utilizing Lean Accounting is a huge plus.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail required. Demonstrated ability to work under deadlines.
  • Prior Oracle, Hyperion experience is a plus.
  • Excellent skills in verbal, written, and presentation communications to all levels and types of management.
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word), including the development of complex modelling.


    What’s Next

    • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or call me, Louisa Poinboeuf at louisa@sigmar.ie or 091 455 308.
    • Or if the job isn’t quite right but you are looking for something similar, please get in touch!


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