FP&A Advisor - EMEA

Dublin South
08 Oct 2018
08 Nov 2018
Job role
Join our team of 50,000 humble partners striving each day to make healthcare more efficient, providers more effective, and patients as healthy as possible. We are currently looking to recruit an FP&A Advisor to join our EMEA FP&A team. Financial Planning & Analysis is responsible for being objective and strategic financial partners, leading collaborative cross-functional effort to drive relevant, flexible and efficient financial planning and analysis that supports our key business decisions. Based in our office in Dublin 18, Ireland and reporting to the Financial Planning & Analysis Manager, you will be responsible for the following: Essential Functions and Responsibilities Analyses business trends Leads and aligns financial forecasts and long range planning processes with our business leaders. Drives business value by providing financial and analytical counsel to facilitate decision-marking around strategic business initiatives. Prepares monthly financial reporting including variance and financial statement analysis. Able to clearly communicate a cohesive and concise story around business drivers behind financial data and potential implications on future results. Creates financial models and scenarios as a key input for business planning decisions in areas such as capital deployment, sourcing, product development, marketing strategies, and acquisitions. Manages annual budget processes, incorporating business initiatives, economic trends and operational effectiveness. Aligns budget to business strategies and gains alignment from business partners. Performs customer and product profitability analysis and makes investment and pricing decisions. Identifies opportunities to drive revenue growth, margin expansion and a more favorable mix (i.e., driving preferred products and services). Understands market dynamics and competitors. Conducts complex analysis, synthesizes and summarizes implications to business, influencing business partners using analytics and business understanding. Identifies and executes upon process improvement opportunities. Demonstrates proficiency of technical tools and financial systems. Serves as an objective financial steward with an enterprise perspective, safeguarding our company's assets. Ensures strong controls are in place and the company's intellectual property is protected. Qualifications & experience Education : Bachelor's degree in Finance or related discipline, CIMA qualification an advantage Languages: fluency in English is a must; another EU language is bonus 4+ years' experience in related field Financial Analysis, Operating with Discipline: actuals variance analysis P&L, reporting, forecast and budgeting, financial modeling, pricing and profitability Leadership skills: identifying opportunities and making them happen, guiding through decision making Compliance: processes safeguard and improvement, compliance/stewardship Ability to thrive in a fast moving and fast changing environment Ability to work with lack of and challenging data Analytical with a keen eye for process improvement Excellent communication: multiple stakeholder management Investigative, curious personality, "can do" attitude Advanced level of MS Excel Other systems used: Tableau, SAP The Company Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) is a health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of healthcare. As the business behind healthcare, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals and ambulatory care sites focus on patient care while reducing costs, improving efficiency and quality, and increasing profitability. Cardinal Health is an essential link in the healthcare supply chain, providing pharmaceuticals and medical products to more than 100,000 locations each day and is also the industry-leading direct-to-home medical supplies distributor. The company is a leading manufacturer of medical and surgical products, including gloves, surgical apparel and fluid management products. In addition, the company supports the growing diagnostic industry by supplying medical products to clinical laboratories and operating the nation's largest network of radio pharmacies that dispense products to aid in the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. Ranked #26 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health employs more than 50,000 people worldwide. More information about the company may be found at www.cardinalhealth.com Please review our privacy policy: https://www.cardinalhealth.com/en/support/privacy-policy.html Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.