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Financial Analyst Pharma

Job Title: Financial Analyst Pharma
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
Industry:
REF: 122595
Contact Name: Laurentina Kennedy
Contact Email: laurentina@rftgroup.ie
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Senior Financial Analyst ? R&D (Permanent)
Due to continued expansion of our client global manufacturing operations, they are seeking applications from a suitably qualified and experienced Financial Analyst
The Financial Analyst will be responsible for the accounting, planning, reporting and analysis of all New Product Development (NPD) costs for the site. This position leads the R&D tax credit claim process and grant applications/claims for the site ? these critical processes will require someone with experience in this area and the ability to deploy effective project management disciplines to ensure accurate, on time submissions.

Key responsibilities:
Business Partnering ? Provide financial support to your NPD partners through comprehensive review of their financial performance, lead forecast & budgets for their area and provide financial appraisal support as required.
Lead the R&D Tax Credit Claim process - Ensure appropriate due diligence and compliance with Revenue guidelines. Coordinate with other Irish sites and ensure on time submission.
Lead Grant Claim Process ? In conjunction with NPD, identify opportunities for external funding, support grant applications, prepare grant claims and manage external grant audits.
Accounting - Lead the month end close process for R&D and NPD. This involves:
Coordination with Global Business Services and local finance team to ensure transactions are posted correctly.
Variance analysis - review of results versus latest forecasts.
Grant and Tax Credit Income recognition.
Project Statement preparation to communicate results of NPD and Manufacturing Scale Up Projects.
Balance Sheet Review ? Accruals and Provisions
Maintain effective control systems for areas under your responsibility ensuring full compliance with Corporate Policy, SOX and GAAP.
Identify and implement process improvements to improve the efficiency of Finance processes in this area and improve the service we offer our business partners
Support projects depending on Finance and Business priorities.

Qualifications:
Qualified Accountant with 5+ years post qualified experience. Experience in a large multinational environment would be a distinct advantage.
Tax Qualification or direct experience in R&D Tax Credits.
Expert level financial system and excel skills are essential.
Strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Proven aptitude for identifying and implementing process improvements.

For further information on this Senior Financial Analyst ? R&D (Permanent) position please contact Laurentina Kennedy at The RFT Group on 01 2302400 Check out all our open jobs on our Recruitment website: www.rftgroup.ie
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