Internal Controls Analyst

Department:  Finance
Date:  May 7, 2022

FMC Cork Internal Controls Graduate Programme Positions

Are you looking to join a strong organisation where we are never too busy to help each other out? Would you like to develop important relationships and build career enhancing skills which will allow you to make a real and immediate impact on our business?

FMC Agricultural Solutions is one of the largest crop protection companies in the world. We are a leading provider of innovative crop protection technologies that help feed diverse populations seeking a nutritious, sustainable food supply. We currently comprise around 6,500 employees, 23 Research & Development sites and 26 manufacturing sites globally.

Join a dynamic and social work force

At our offices in Cork, Ireland, you will join the FMC shared services team. You will join a very healthy culture, which to us means mutual respect, teamwork and an open-door policy. While we work in a fast-paced field, we pull together to help each other achieve our goals and responsibilities. You are sure to receive a warm welcome – and we want it to be a positive experience stepping into work every single morning.


Main Tasks/important responsibilities

This is an entry level opportunity for an individual to join the RC&A (Risk, Controls & Audit) team and learn about the Audit & Internal Controls function of the organization. The ideal candidate will have some experience with accounting or finance and an interest in learning the internal controls function from its’ core by performing transactional testing.

  • Perform transactional internal control testing to support the evaluation of controls efficiency;
  • Work closely with the Internal Controls Leads on ensuring that adequate documentation exists to support the work performed;
  • Travel to perform walkthroughs at FMC sites globally;
  • Maintain a good level of communication regarding internal controls testing progress and results;
  • Using the internal control framework, support the continuous improvement of documentation requests and testing design;
  • Establish a strong business relationship with the various business teams; and
  • Assist Risk Controls and Audit Group with ad-hoc requests or special projects.


What do we expect?

The Internal Controls Graduate Programme was established in Cork in August 2017 to help FMC maintain a strong control environment and to provide a pipeline of talent into the FMC Finance organization.

Through nurturing this talent and developing individual’s potential, Graduates have endless opportunities to grow and flourish within a dynamic multinational environment. FMC will be there to provide support in every step of your journey and will serve as a platform for developing your future career.

We expect Internal Controls team members to be “high talent” / “high performing” – capable of moving into many other functions. This Talent Development plan provides the framework for planning, monitoring and reviewing your progress against the key success factors for your time in Internal Controls and the greater RC&A team.


  • You have a BA or BS degree in finance, accounting or equivalent.
  • Desire to learn and develop a career in finance and plan to obtain ACA certification with the Institute of Chartered Accountants Ireland (FMC is recognized training partner of Chartered Accountants Ireland).
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An ambitious personality with the motivation to succeed in a dynamic environment.


The talent and commitment of our people is critical to the success of our business. We encourage diversity of thought, which is only possible if we attract people from all backgounds – educational, cultural, ethnic, social and many others, and benefit from their different ideas and experiences.


”Working at FMC has helped me appreciate the diverse culture of people working in the organization. I really enjoy exploring different areas of the business while pursing my ACA qualification. The training and support offered me the wonderful opportunity to grow and develop my career. I look forward to new challenges in the future and I’m ready to conquer.” – Xintong

”Working at FMC has helped to open my eyes to an array of opportunities. The freedom to travel globally while gaining my ACA qualification is a real advantage.  The ever-changing company needs and fast paced work environment opens many doors to opportunity and exploration into new departments.” – Kerrie

”Working with FMC has been an enriching experience. The amount of knowledge that I have gained in just 6 months so far is something I never expected. The graduate programme has given me the opportunity to work with people from all over the world and this has truly widened my spectrum both professionally and personally.” – Naman


Would you like to know more?
If you have any questions regarding this position, feel free to contact Internal Controls Lead Julia Bruggemann at +353 21 601 0320 or

Send us your application and CV as soon as possible. We commence interviews in March each year with the successful candidates beginning the graduate programme in May/June.

We look forward to hearing from you.