Senior Financial Analyst

Posted 13 May 2024
Salary €55,000 - €65,000
LocationCounty Kildare
Job type Permanent
Discipline Accountancy
Contact NameBreda Dooley

Job description

What you need to know

Our client, who are a long – established entityis seeking to recruit a Senior Financial Analyst in Co. Kildare.

Senior Financial Analyst will handle Management Accounts and Financial Reporting and communicate to the Management team, providing financial analysis, commenting on budget differences, and reporting KPIs as needed. The Senior Financial Analyst will report directly to the Finance Manager.

This is permanent hybrid position.


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Key duties & responsibilities:

  • Fulfil monthly duties such as compiling and posting monthly journals, finalizing month-end accounts, reconciling monthly balance sheets, and conducting necessary financial analysis.

  • Create financial reports for management meetings, adding more unit-specific operational performance indicators to the KPI dashboard, highlighting differences in costs for each department.

  • Collaborate with budget managers to aid ongoing efforts to reduce costs and enhance efficiency.

  • Analyse financial data to explain differences from the budget and propose actions to meet budget goals.

  • Contribute significantly to drafting yearly budgets and weekly forecasts for senior management, clearly explaining the underlying assumptions and numbers.

  • Lead significant finance projects, including transformations, process enhancements, system upgrades, and other business needs.

  • Oversee a portion of the finance team, offering guidance and leadership on key aspects.


What are we looking for?

  • Qualified accountant with 3+ years of post-qualification experience.

  • Proficient in preparing management accounts.

  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective communication with colleagues and management.

  • Excellent IT skills, particularly in Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint, with familiarity in Oracle being beneficial.


  • Competitive salary on offer.

  • Pension contributions.

  • Performance Bonus

Apply for this job now or get in touch with Breda on 0874057840.

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