Operations Finance Analyst - Supply Chain & Logistics

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
20 Jun 2024
20 Jul 2024
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

At Apple, new ideas have a way of becoming extraordinary products, services, and customer experiences very quickly. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. The people here at Apple don't just build products — they create the kind of wonder thatʼs revolutionised entire industries. Itʼs the diversity of those people and their ideas that inspires innovation that runs through everything we do, from amazing technology to industry-leading environmental efforts.Join Apple and help us enrich lives and leave the world in a better place than we found it!

The Finance department based in the Cork Campus supports all functions of Apple in EMEIA, including the European Sales Fulfilment, AppleCare after-sales services, European Logistics, Manufacturing & Operations, Apple Media Products, Apple Retail as well as being the Shared Services Centre for EMEIA.

Engineering & Operations Finance partners with the Engineering, Operations, and AppleCare teams to optimize the world’s most innovative supply chain and provide the best possible customer experience. Intricately connected with their business partners, Engineering & Operations Finance provides analysis for insightful decision making.

The team is located in five major global sites: Cupertino, Austin, Shanghai, Singapore, and Cork. This role is in the Operations Finance team, reporting directly to the Supply Chain & Logistics Finance Manager. Each Analyst as part of the Supply Chain & Logistics Operations Finance team is primarily responsible for the management of costs within a specified business area. It interfaces directly with the key Operations functions, which includes Logistics, Supply Demand Planning, Reseller Operations, Retail Fulfilment Operations, BPR and other support functions. This role will specifically partner and support the Outbound Logistics and associated supply chain impacts whole interacting with other areas of the business as required.

There are 5 members working in the Supply Chain Finance team with varied finance and accounting qualifications. Each team member actively engages with and supports key business partners within the local business teams to provide analytical & decision-making support, as well as being responsible for quarter end close & forecasting activities within their function. You will have phenomenal exposure to not only the Operations Finance team but also the wider Apple organization.

If you are analytical and skilled at building phenomenal working relationships, then this position is an exciting opportunity for you!


  • Provision of KPIs & Management metrics to help the business understand key cost drivers.
  • Actively work with the business to find opportunities for cost reduction and roptimisation opportunities & track these through to collection of savings.
  • Lead Quarterly Business Reviews with execs.
  • Partner locally with the other members of the EMEIA Operations Finance teams to develop an understanding of the overall business, drive reporting efficiencies & provide key inputs to Operations Business reviews.
  • Partner cross-regionally with peers and seniors finance managers in AMR/APAC regions to develop and implement WW initiatives.
  • Provide ad-hoc support to the EMEIA Operations Finance management team.
  • Deliver exceptional support to Business Partners for the EMEIA region and WW, continually seeking new areas of responsibility.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Part-Qualified Accountant with significant relevant experience also considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Strong technical skills with an ability to deal with large volumes of data, developing reporting & practical experience of curating data visualisation dashboards
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with people
  • 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 to succeed in an exciting environment 
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