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Operations & Distribution Controller

Job Seekers Ireland Accounting & Finance FMCG

Job Summary

  • Louth
  • Permanent
  • BBBH756646
  • Apr 27, 2021
  • €70k - €90k
Job Description

Excellent senior opportunity within an exciting, dynamic and fast growing manufacturing and distribution business based Dublin North / Louth - €75k - opportunity to work on a hybrid model

The Operations & Distribution Controller is a critical position in the Finance team which will report to the VP of Finance with a dotted line to the Chief Operations Officer and work closely with other members of the finance and operations senior management teams.

Key responsibilities:

  • Financial controllership of Operations, Manufacturing and Supply Chain
  • To challenge, support & influence operational, manufacturing and supply chain performance & strategy to meet business goals
  • Provide financial support to the VPs of Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain
  • Implement a weekly dashboard to provide key operational information to the wider business
  • Manage all capital expenditure projects
  • Development of annual operations and distributions budgets
  • Monthly & YTD COGS margin variances vs budget and prior year & LE forecasts
  • Analysis of monthly & YTD supply chain & warehousing performance to budget, prior year & LE forecasts,
  • Responsible for the timely & accurate planning and preparation of COGS, supply chain & warehousing for monthly & quarterly operational reviews, as well as the annual budget process and quarterly forecasts
  • Manage all month end closing process for manufacturing and distribution
  • Ensure monthly accurate inventory balances for both Drogheda & third-party locations, including commentary on slow-moving & obsolete stock.
  • Work closely with the VP of Finance in preparing reports and presentations for Board Meetings

Experience and Qualifications:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA) with 5+ year PQE preferably with prior relevant experience in a multinational manufacturing business
  • Experience in a high growth environment preferably in fast-moving-consumer-goods (FMCG) in an international setting
  • Excellent organisation and time management skills with the ability to manage several priorities at once
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills with a strong desire to succeed
  • Excellent attention to detail and has experience working to tight deadlines
  • Excellent inter-personal skills with ability to develop & nurture relationships across the entire business

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Jay Davitt, ACA
  • Associate Director | Accountancy & Finance
  • 01 4485680