FP&A Accountant

  • Region: Rest of Ireland

  • Location:

  • Sector: Accounting & Finance

  • Contract: Permanent

  • Salary:

  • Reference: 43729_1633420198

About this job

FP&A Accountant

The Role:
This role will report to the Head of FP&A and will work closely with the Head of Commercial Finance and the finance reporting teams ensure accurate, timely and insightful forecasting, budgeting and business insight to drive appropriate management responses to changes in the business.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clear, comprehensive and relevant management information within agreed deadlines and particularly to alert management to significant trends or issues.
  • Provide regular overhead analysis to ensure that significant variances or trends are highlighted and dealt with in a timely manner.
  • Provide input to the identification and correction of areas that require financial improvement and contribute to driving financial awareness throughout the business.
  • Assist the reporting team in the review of the monthly management accounts including a detailed commentary around variances.
  • Assist the Head of FP&A in the development of the annual budget process and the stress testing of the underlying assumptions.
  • Assist the Head of FP&A in the preparation of Board Reports on forecast and budget.
  • Work closely with the Head of Corporate Data in developing the KPIs for the business and understanding the main drivers of performance.
  • Become a superuser of the business’s ERP system to ensure accurate recording of forecast variances vs actual.
  • Involvement in special ad-hoc projects and to perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum of 3 years relevant PQE.
  • Experience in both SaaS environments would be a distinct advantage.
  • Proficient computer skills including MS Office, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience of working with BI systems.
  • Attention to detail with an analytical, problem solving and inquisitive nature.
  • Strong business acumen and a refined commercial sense.
  • Ability to work independently using own initiative but also in a team environment.
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and administrative skills and ability to work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to interpret risks and opportunities within the business and proactively drive and maximise profit opportunities.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (written & verbal) with the ability to adapt to differing situations & audiences.
  • Ability to anticipate and provide alternatives and options to the business.

About:

This company is a market leader in digital commerce on a global scale. The company is headquartered in Dublin, and maintains offices across Europe, the USA and China. Join an excellent company that will offer unique opportunities for career growth and work life balance.

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