Senior Finance Manager

Posted 07 January 2022
Salary Negotiable
Job type Contract
DisciplineScience CareersBusiness Support

Job description

Title: Senior Finance Manager

Location: Dun Laoghaire

* Manages preparation of budgets, forecasts and Long Range Scenarios.
* Primary contact for VAT and Corporate tax.
* Provides consultancy and financial decision support analysis to various functions, teams and departments.
* Actively contributes to finance business processes and resolution of issues, representing site specific topics/issues.
* Liaise with Accounting, Tax, Ops Consolidation FP&A, Site FP&A team and business functions.

* Manages month-end close and quarterly budget/planning activities.
* Manages accounting and tax activities, including corporate tax, VAT, Withholding Tax, CSO filing, monthly tracking and reporting of variances.
* Implements and tracks productivity metrics to support management reporting and partner with the business to drive efficiency.
* Communicates and provides direction to Function heads about financial trends and their business implications.
* Provides support for internal and external audits.
* Adhoc duties as required.

* Provides business analysis and decision-making support, including financial analyses and modelling of "what if" scenarios.
* Leads or supports local and corporate projects, i.e. streamline VAT and operation processes and reporting.

Qualifications and Experience:
*Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance or Business Administration.
* At least 5 years' experience in similar position(s) preferably in an international environment.
* Experience in cost accounting, budgeting and planning, VAT within and outside EU.
* Fluency in English, both in written and oral communication.
* High proficiency with SAP, Hyperion and Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint).
* Demonstrated strong technical knowledge of accountancy (local country accounting principles), relevant laws, local taxes and accounting systems/processes.
Technical Capability and Experience
* MBA and/or CPA highly desirable.
* Biotechnology or Pharmaceutical experience preferred.
* Experience with SAP, EDW, Hyperion planning and reporting.
* Integrates disciplinary and business strategy knowledge to develop recommendations.

Leadership and Organizational Effectiveness:
* Energetic, flexible team player, with ability to adapt in a changing environment.
* Ability to collaborate, negotiate and influence cross-functionally to achieve desired outcomes and objectives.
* Strong planning and organizational skills.
* High attention to detail, works quickly and accurately.
* Strong communication skills (written, oral, presentation).
* Demonstrates capability to learn quickly, being open and flexible to changes, in a multinational environment.
* Analyzes and solves complex problems; thinks independently.
* Demonstrates excellence in producing accurate work.
* Demonstrates a strong customer focus in all activities.

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