Abbott Senior Financial Analyst FP&A in Finisklin, Ireland

Abbott in Ireland

In Ireland, Abbott employs almost 3,000 people across 10 sites. Abbott has six manufacturing facilities located in Clonmel, Cootehill, Donegal, Longford and Sligo and a third party manufacturing management operation in Sligo. It has commercial, support operations and shared services in Dublin. Abbott serves the Irish market with a diverse range of health care products including diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals. Abbott has been operating in Ireland since 1946.

Abbott Ireland Diagnostic Division – Sligo:

Abbott Diagnostic's is a global leader of in vitro diagnostics with approximately 70,000 institutional customers in more than 100 countries. Our diagnostic products offer a broad range of innovative instrument systems and tests for hospitals, reference labs, blood banks, physician offices and clinics.

Abbott’s diagnostic products offer customers automation, convenience, cost effectiveness and flexibility. Abbott has helped transform the practice of medical diagnosis from an art to a science, helping to create the modern diagnostics industry through the company's commitment to improving patient care and lowering overall costs. The history of Abbott Diagnostics is filled with examples of first-of-a-kind products and significant technological advancements.

We currently have a vacancy for a Senior Financial Analyst and this position will include the following:


  • Reporting to the Plant Controller you will support them and the site across a number of key areas of the business. The ideal candidate must possess excellent data accuracy and analytical skills, be capable of working on own initiative and able to prioritise tasks and work under time constraints.

Primary Function

  • Ensure the Finance department meets month end deadlines for all Division Management Reports and General Ledger reports.

  • Work on the preparation of Divisional LRP, Plans & LBE’s with particular focus on MUV, Distressed Inventory and PPV to agreed deadlines.

  • Work with relevant departments to update BOMs (Bill of Materials) and Manufacturing Routers to calculate standard costs for all manufactured list numbers.

  • Review, analyse and report on work order variances while identifying potential project opportunities to meet Cost Improvement Targets

  • Support cost saving initiatives in conjunction with Business Excellence (BEx).

  • Simplify complex multi-level data of analysis into concise and easy to understand reports for management review.

  • Work on cross site initiatives and projects as required.

  • Provide Financial Support to site manufacturing operations and other support areas.

Other Skills & Experience

  • Excellent financial analysis skills & strong attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to prioritize objectives and duties.

  • Ability to support a cross-functional plant management teams.

  • Ability to work on their own initiative or as part of a team.

  • High level of proficiency using Microsoft Office in particular MS Excel.

Education & Background

  • The candidate should have Accountancy qualification (CIMA, ACCA, ACA,) or be working towards a professional accreditation.

  • The ideal candidate should have 3-5 years experience in a cost accounting position in a manufacturing environment.

  • Exposure to SAP experience would be ideal but not necessarily required.

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