Primark Ireland

Finance Business Partner Analyst - Technology

Dublin, Ireland
13 May 2024
13 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Finance Business Partner Analyst - Technology

Our Finance teams are right at the heart of what we do. Surrounded by some of the best Finance specialists in the industry, you’ll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape the experience of our customers as part of a forward-thinking team.

As Finance Business Partner Analyst, you will work with leadership and key stakeholders across the business. The finance business partnering team support, advise and critically challenges strategic and operational decision making across the business bringing analytical, commercial, and strategic insights to drive performance and value creation. The role requires technical expertise, coupled with an articulate, commercially aware professional. You will provide support to the financial business partnering team in developing insights to enable decision making. You will specifically focus on technology and data supporting the internal Primark Technology function to shape the future technology strategy.

This opportunity by its nature offers unique exposure to our high-energy commercial business, its operations, and its people. For the right candidate, this role offers the potential for significant personal development and a strong career pathway in the business. If this sounds like you, come join our amazing team!

What You’ll Get

The world is changing and it’s important we support our colleagues. People are at the heart of what we do at Primark so it’s essential we provide the right environment for you to perform at your best. That’s why we offer benefits that put you first.

Some of our benefits are:
  • 27 days of leave, plus bank holidays and if you want, you can buy 5 more.
  • Flexible Working, opportunity for an early Friday finish, and a subsidised cafeteria.
  • Primark Perks – Discounts with some local partner business to our offices
What You’ll Do:

In your role, you’ll collaborate with different people across a range of skillsets. Here’s a flavour of your day-to-day:
  • You will provide financial support for key commercial and strategic initiatives in the business.
  • You will extract relevant data to prepare concise informative financial analysis to inform key decisions.
  • You will bring new ideas to the business partnering team and to the business, solving issues and shaping strategy.
  • You will identify opportunities for efficiencies and improved ways of working to maximise joy and minimise cost.
  • You will focus on head-up, forward looking activities to help maximise opportunity to create value.
  • You will partner with technology stakeholders to formulate and manage delivery of plans.
  • You will support the Technology Finance Business Partner to influence key stakeholders and customers to achieve desired financial outcomes.
  • You will work collaboratively to construct compelling pieces of analysis, outlining issues, opportunities and solutions overseeing development & ensuring output is insightful & actionable.
  • You will collaborate closely with various internal stakeholders within the Finance, Technology, Strategy and Procurement teams to deliver results.
  • You will monitor and measure the impact and effectiveness strategic projects to ensure consistent delivery and commercial impact.
  • You will support the Technology Business Partner in presenting analysis and recommendations to senior stakeholders.
What You’ll Bring

Here at Primark, we want everyone to feel valued – so please bring your authentic self to work, of course with some other key experience and abilities for this role in particular:
  • You will have 3 years’ PQE, and professional qualification (ACA / ACCA) required.
  • You will bring previous experience working in the Big 4 and/or industry ideally required – specifically in the areas of transaction services and financial due diligence.
  • You have prior In-house Business Partnering experience is preferable.
  • You have experience working in a fast-paced finance team, preferable in consulting/retail/FMCG – financial consulting experience is advantageous,
  • Previous Retail or Technology experience is desirable but not essential.

Ready? Good - because we can’t wait to see what you can offer. You’ll be joining a team of diverse, passionate, and talented individuals where you’ll truly belong, collaborating on projects that will shape the future of our industry. If you’re excited about this role but don’t meet all the criteria, we encourage you to apply. You may be the right candidate for this role or another one, and our recruitment team Can determine where your skills may fit in at Primark.

Apply to be part of our future and we’ll help you develop yours.

If you need any reasonable adjustments or have an accessibility request, during your recruitment journey, such as extended time or breaks between online assessments, a sign language interpreter, mobility access, or assistive technology please contact your talent acquisition specialist.

All offers of employment are subject to background checks, including right to work, reference education and for some roles criminal, and financial checks. If you have any concerns, please reach out to our talent acquisition team to discuss.

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.

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