Bank of Ireland

Financial Analyst, Financial Control

Dublin, Republic of Ireland
29 Nov 2022
16 Dec 2022
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Description of business unit

Financial Control is responsible for delivering inputs into statutory, management, regulatory, and external reporting, ensuring the right controls are in place.

Financial Control work closely with partners across the Group and third parties to ensure that there is a continued focus on delivering a culture of service excellence, developing our people and supporting the achievement of the Group's strategic priorities.

The Financial Control team is responsible for the controlling and reporting on the Group's financial documents, as well as delivering certain regulatory returns. The team works closely with other teams in the wider Finance team.

Purpose of the Role

The role is responsible for producing inputs to monthly, quarterly and semi-annual financial reporting. Supporting the Financial Controller and Commercial Partners on production of regular results, as well as supporting on other critical initiatives.

You will have a responsibility for the delivery of timely and accurate financial and management information to support effective decision making and review. In addition, it is encouraged that you will support the roll out of standard process in operational improvement and systems enhancement.

Key Accountabilities

  • Production of MI.
  • Rationalise key variances to for presentation and review with management.
  • Production of selected FINREP tables on a quarterly basis.
  • Input to quarterly financial review pack.
  • Working with colleagues across the Group, ensuring effective teamwork, communication and development of solutions.
  • Provide support as the need arises to Commercial Partners.
  • Contribute to a successful team that is rising to the challenge of a constantly evolving environment.

What is the opportunity

This Financial Control role is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious financial accountant, looking to expand their knowledge and experience of banking and treasury products.

The role will give you the opportunity to demonstrate their ability to management and other key partners in the Group as the key point of contact for information on the Group's financial documents.

Working at Bank of Ireland doesn't have to mean working in an office to have an impact. Our commitment to enabling colleagues to thrive means that depending on role type you can have choice and flexibility in where you work and live, subject to your role, customer needs and our requirements. We have a Hybrid working model, with home, agile hub and office based options available. We will always list a primary location which can be where you go for in person collaboration, and a location where you can best perform your role. The primary location for this role is Dublin.

Please note you must live in the jurisdiction to the business to which you are contracted.

Essential Qualifications

  • Qualified or part-qualified accountant or proven experience.

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Knowledge of financial accounting and reporting.
  • Demonstrated experience of delivery to tight reporting timeframes.
  • Ability to work on own initiative or as part of a team.
  • Knowledge of Excel.

Desirable Qualifications, Skills & Experience

  • Experience in the banking sector.
  • Knowledge of SAP general ledger.
  • Experience of working towards change, with the initiative and courage to challenge the status quo.

Key Competencies

  • Agile - Self
  • Accountable - Self
  • Champion Transformation - Self
  • One Group, one team - Self
  • Manage Risk - Self

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. We offer reasonable accommodation at every stage of the application and interview process. If you require assistance, please contact

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