Operations Finance Analyst (12 mo contract)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
23 Nov 2021
09 Dec 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant


Weekly Hours: 39

The Finance department based in the Cork Campus supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including the European Sales Fulfilment , European Logistics, Manufacturing & Asia Pac Operations as well as being the Shared Services Centre for EMEIA. As a team, we actively engage with our local business partners to provide analytical & decision making support, as well as being responsible for quarter end close & forecasting activities within their function.

This role supports the FG Operations Business team & is primarily responsible for the fulfilment costs within that business area. You'll engage directly with the key Operations support organisations, which include Logistics, Trade Compliance, Supply/Demand Planning & Customer Fulfilment.

Key Qualifications: 

The ideal candidate should possess
  • excellent analytical and problem solving skills - a naturally enquiring approach
  • strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with people
  • possess strong technical skills with an ability to deal with large volumes of data & summarise key aspects
  • should be able to deliver in a fast-paced work environment & to strive for excellence
  • positive energy & attitude with a desire to drive constant improvement & change
  • ability to cut through ambiguity, to listen, challenge & innovate
  • possess candour and resilience that allows them succeed in a challenging environment
  • ambition to succeed at a senior level within a large multi-national organisation
  • The successful candidate must be analytical, self-motivated, curious & flexible, a self-starter who works well both individually and in teams.


Reporting to the EMEIA Logistics & Supply Chain Finance Manager , these include: 

  • FG Freight & Duty P&L and Balance Sheet Management;
  • Provision of KPIs & Management metrics to help the business understand key cost drivers;
  • Lead quarterly management review of Fulfilment Costs to senior site personnel Actively work with the business to find opportunities for cost reduction & track these through to collection of savings;
  • Lead finance team in supporting annual supplier freight rate negotiations
  • Partner with the other members of the Logs & SC Finance team to develop an understanding of the overall business & provide key inputs to Operations Business reviews
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the EMEiA management team;
  • Provide back up to other Logistics & Supply Chain Finance team members
  • Deliver exceptional support to Logistics & Supply Chain Manager, continually seeking new areas of efficiency, green & reduced costs

Education & Experience: 

  • The candidate should ideally be a qualified accountant, similar qualification/experience considered

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