Financial Business Analyst

Posted 28 July 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Temporary
DisciplineBusiness Support

Job description

Job Title: Financial Business Analyst
Location: Cork
Summary: Our growing pharmaceutical client in cork are looking for an experienced Finance Business Analyst who will work to support this team to ensure that project deliverables are met during the timelines set. The ideal candidate will hold strong knowledge of the U.S. GAAP and SOX compliance and excellent background using databases.


  • Perform data validation and reconciliations for converted General Ledger data and Master Data
  • Assist with monitoring changes to master data
  • Execute test scripts for testing of system changes including management of testing issues and resolution
  • Test operational and management reports for changes as a result of new ERP system
  • Prepare ad hoc analysis as needed
  • Partner closely with Finance and Accounting teams and related constituents throughout the company along with IT business partners to ensure project deliverables for CFR are completed on-time
  • Provide support as needed to users of the financial consolidation and reporting systems for the global month-end close and consolidations that involve data from a large number of general ledgers and multi-jurisdictional legal entities, and various foreign currency exchange rates as well as support for internal and external financial reporting
  • Support data and system integrations, system modifications and data flow changes related to the implementation of new ERP system
  • Deliver high quality results in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Ensure that key internal controls related to this immediate role are effective and in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) audit requirements
  • Participate in system and process implementation and initiatives (e.g. SAP ERP implementation)


  • Bachelor's degree + 6 years or Master's degree + 4 years of relevant work experience, accounting and/or financial reporting experience within corporate functions of a large multi-national public company. CPA with Big 4 experience preferred.
  • Experience with consolidation and intercompany/foreign currency transactions as well as financial analytics
  • Experience with Finance Transformation and implementation of new financial system
  • Solid knowledge of U.S. GAAP and SOX compliance
  • Advance Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Experience and skills with financial systems (Oracle, Hyperion, SAP, etc.)
  • Strong analytical skills. Excellent attention to detail, organized, and thorough
  • Self-motivated with a strong sense of ownership
  • Results-driven and must thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment, have the ability to deliver results, and possess a strong drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

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