Accounting & Finance

Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant

Posted on:

Thursday 19th January 2023

Overview of role:


We are actively seeking a Financial Planning & Analysis Accountant for our client, a global leader in the food manufacturing industry based in Co. Westmeath. Due to continued growth, this is a brand new, full-time and permanent position.

The FP&A Accountant is responsible for being a business partner between the group wide finance team and the group Managing Director.




  • Provide support to senior management (in particular Group MD) by providing accurate and timely strategic information
  • Work closely with all areas of the business in terms of financial analysis, financial modelling and driving process improvement
  • Lead group-wide business case reviews on capital projects (over €100k) and presentations of recommendations to senior management
  • Provide assistance in collating reports and presentations with sound commercial insights
  • Support operations teams (including Site General Managers and Engineering Managers) in controlling spend, improving internal controls and implementing labour books / standard manning processes
  • Ensure that all operational and strategic action plans are communicated and followed up across the group on a continuous basis
  • Maintenance of a tracker / database of key commodity and input costs in support of the procurement team
  • Involvement in numerous ad-hoc projects across the business as advised by the MD or senior management




  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum of 3 years’ PQE
  • Strong numerical skills and comfortable working with financial models
  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Excellent level of communication to work with key stakeholders at senior management level
  • Ability to adapt to a changing environment, particularly during peak periods
  • Willingness to ‘get stuck in’ and learn the business
  • Excellent business and commercial acumen
  • High level of IT proficiency with an advanced level of MS Excel
  • Flexible with oversees travel


The starting salary for this role will range at €75K – €80K, plus pension.

There will be flexibility for hybrid working for the successful individual.

Overseas travel will be a requirement in this role on a monthly basis.

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