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Finance Analyst, Group Planning & Analysis


Finance Analyst, Group Planning & Analysis

Dublin | Ireland

Division Description

The Finance & Accounting Division is made up of a number of core finance teams both at business unit and Group level. We perform a key management and control function in ensuring all Group financial and management reporting processes are appropriately governed. The Finance Division has overall responsibility for driving the Group budgeting and forecasting process, developing Group-focused financial insight and analysis and delivering the Group's statutory, regulatory and external reporting. We do this through collaborative business partnering in each of the Divisions and with centralised Finance shared / specialist services.

Description of business unit

GP&A have overall responsibility for driving the Group budgeting and forecasting process, and developing and presenting Group focused financial insight and analysis. GP&A ensure that the Group strategy is aligned to, and embedded in Group financials, this provides stakeholders with highly relevant insight into business performance.

Purpose of the Role

The role holder has responsibility to assist in the delivery of timely & accurate financial and management information/analysis to support effective decision making.

Key Accountabilities

Responsibility for delivery of high quality Group financial and management reporting/insights

Liaison with colleagues in Group Finance, Group Treasury, Financial Control, Accounting Services and the Commercial Partnering teams to ensure effective collaboration, communication and insight brought to Group analysis

Continuous development of analysis and commercial insight to assist senior management understanding into the drivers of income and profitability in the Group

Presentation of analysis to management giving powerful commercial insight to enable decision making

What is the opportunity

gain insight into the drivers of Group profitability and performance

engagement with senior stakeholders across the Group

to drive and influence decision making across the Group

Essential Qualifications

3rd level education - with a strong academic ability

Part/Qualified Accountant

Essential Skills & Experience

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly in Excel

Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Strong attention to detail

Demonstrated experience of delivery to tight reporting deadlines

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

Strong appetite/evidence of process improvement

Knowledge of economics, accounting and banking sector

Proven capacity to meet challenging targets

Key Competencies

Competency 1: Thinking Strategically - 2. Developed / Advanced

Competency 2: Delivering Quality - 2. Developed / Advanced

Competency 3: Using Market Knowledge - 2. Developed / Advanced

Competency 4: Communicating - 2. Developed / Advanced

Competency 5: Setting and Meeting Priorities - 2. Developed / Advanced

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: Mar 28, 2019

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