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Financial Planning Analyst

Job Title: Financial Planning Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Galway
REF: 85734
Job Published: almost 2 years ago

Job Description

Financial Planning Analyst

Our client, a medical device company in Galway are currently looking to recruit a Financial Planning Analyst for their site.

Responsibilities and Duties
  • The Financial Planning Analyst is responsible for performing high level financial analysis on a variety of projects related to the business.
  • This person will engage in strategic analysis and other projects directly with senior business leaders.
  • Additional recurring responsibilities include analysing key statistics, reporting financial information to senior leaders, and creating financial forecasts and budgets.
  • This position provides broad exposure and high visibility across departments and functions.

Personal Characteristics
  • Strong analytical and procedure mapping skills, excellent attention to detail and good business judgment.
  • Effective communicator, both articulate & verbally presentable.
  • Self-starter, possesses flexibility and ability to work under pressure in a fast-changing environment and ambiguous situations.
  • Positive attitude, team player with a high level of initiative, energy and enthusiasm.

Education & Experience
  • Third Level Degree or equivalent
  • Accounting Qualification ? ACA, ACCA, CIMA
  • 2-3 years? experience working in a financial analytical role is a distinct advantage
  • SAP/Oracle/Hyperion or other major ERP Systems experience is desirable
  • Experience in Qlikview or similar reporting tools desirable but not essential

Key Competencies
  • Strong focus on accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Able to work alone to understand and summarise financial data into high quality, accurate and usable summaries.
  • Must be able to successfully perform multiple tasks with strict deadlines, organize work effectively, reprioritize as new demands arise, and maintain strict confidentiality
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams and drive projects across functions is essential.
  • Ability to work with the commercial business units in different time zones.
  • Excellent MS Excel skills

For further information on this Financial Planning Analyst role in Galway please contact Jenny Dore on 0212066287 /
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