Operations Finance Analyst (perm)

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
20 Oct 2021
27 Oct 2021
Approved employers
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Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

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, but similar qualification/experience will also be considered

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