Finance Operations Manager - Cork

€70k - €90k
08 Jul 2019

Finance Operations Manager - Cork Based - Permanent - Global Focus - Site Center of Excellence

Finance Operations Manager - Cork Multinational

A Cork based global Center of Excellence in Operations finance for a leading international manufacturing organisation has engaged Morgan McKinley to secure the next leader in their global finance team.

This permanent career opportunity will appeal to individuals who are experienced in international finance business partnering, global FP&A and operations finance exposure in a people leading context.

The successful individual will report to a Senior Finance Manager while building relationships with additional stakeholders in the business both locally and globally. This corporate has developed substantially from supporting the business locally in Ireland to now driving quality MI for a key pillar of the business globally.

Clear progression lines exist for a person with the attitude to grow towards a senior manager or Director level role whether in finance or in another key business support pillar. Global travel and opportunities exists for those who aspire to advance their career geographically.

Responsibilities of the Finance Operations Manager:

  • Collaborate with global finance teams to develop the influencing role finance play as a valued partner in enabling the growth priorities for each product category
  • Partnering with product development leads and multiple internal functions (including R&D, supply chain, procurement, tax, customs and trade) to develop business models which support the delivery in manufacturing and supply chain solutions for product growth programs
  • Preparation of plans (strategic plans, annual operating plan, regular forecasts) for specific initiatives, incorporating: Balance sheet fluctuation, cash flow impacts, throughput analysis etc.
  • Work with R&D, engineering and local site teams to develop capital investment programs to support key initiatives
  • A key deliverable is a workable financial process for each of the business transformation programs, which is implemented seamlessly into the organisation through a co-ordinated change management approach
  • Co-ordinating with product engineering and supply chain teams to align on financials and processes
  • Leading a team of 4 to 5 finance professionals in driving the delivery of COE deliverables.
  • Provide regular communication and progress updates to finance leadership

Requirements of the Finance Operations Manager:

  • Commercially minded finance professional (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • FP&A, Operations finance exposure ideally
  • Global finance role experience
  • Strong team player and leader
  • Strong financial skills, strategic thinking capability and problem solving
  • Strong team manage
  • Self-motivated, highly organized with proven leadership ability

If you would like to have a confidential chat about this Finance Operations Manager role then please contact Michael Morrissey at Morgan McKinley on 021 2 300 300 or email me at

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Please note that any references to salary or pay rates in this advertisement and in the salary refinement section are indicative only and should only be used as a guide.

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