Financial Controller

Cork, County Cork, Ireland
15 Feb 2019
15 Mar 2019
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Contract type
Full time

Weekly Hours: 39


The Finance department based in the Cork Campus supports all functions of Apple in EMEiA, including the European Sales Fulfillment, European Logistics, Manufacturing & Asia Pac Operations as well as being the Shared Services Centre for EMEiA

This role is in the Operations Finance team & reports to the Logistics & Supply Chain Finance Manager. There are 6 qualified accountants working in the team. Each team member actively engages with the local business teams to provide analytical & decision-making support and responsible for quarter end close & forecasting activities within their function

This role supports the Operations Business team & is primarily responsible for the fulfilment costs within that business area. It interfaces directly with the key Operations Support organizations, which includes Logistics, Trade Compliance, Supply/Demand Planning & Customer Fulfilment

Key Qualifications

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with people
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills - a naturally enquiring approach
  • Possess strong technical skills with an ability to deal with large volumes of data & summarise key aspects
  • Deliver in a dynamic 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
  • You will be 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:
  • Freight & Duty P&L and Balance Sheet Management;
  • Provision of critical metrics & 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 identify 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 Logs & SC Manager, continually seeking new areas of responsibility.

Education & Experience

  • Qualified Accountant

Additional Requirements

* We do not use recruitment agencies.

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