Primark Ireland

FP&A Analyst

Dublin, Ireland
28 May 2024
28 Jun 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis

Are you ready to dive into the exciting world of financial planning and analysis? As an FP&A Analyst, you’ll be at the heart of decision-making, helping shape our company’s future. Surrounded by some of the best Finance specialists in the industry, you’ll bring your own ideas to the business - helping to shape our business as part of a forward-thinking team.

In this role you will collaborate with the FP&A team to create robust plans and forecasts. Uncover hidden gems in our data—dissect performance metrics, identify trends, and provide actionable insights. Be the bridge between numbers and strategy. Your insights will empower our commercial teams to thrive. In our expanding retail business, every day brings new challenges and opportunities. Your work matters. Make an impact that resonates across the organization.

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:

  • Support Budgets and Forecasts: You’ll play a crucial role in submitting budgets and forecasts to our parent company, ABF. Your attention to detail and efficiency will ensure accurate inputs across all levels of the organization.
  • Analyse Business Performance: Dive deep into our business performance metrics! Collaborate closely with FP&A managers to highlight the implications of the numbers and recommend actionable steps.
  • Stakeholder Engagement: Work seamlessly with various stakeholders. Your ability to draw insights from diverse sources will enhance decision-making and drive positive outcomes.
  • Cross-Team Collaboration: Teamwork makes the dream work! Collaborate across different finance teams, especially reporting and financial business partnering. Together, we’ll achieve great results.
  • Market Awareness: Stay informed about our customers and competitors. Keep your finger on the pulse of commercial trends—it’s essential for our success.
  • Ad-Hoc Analysis: Be ready for anything! Provide ad-hoc analysis as needed by the business. Your flexibility and analytical skills will make a real impact.

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:

  • Education Matters: Got a degree? Awesome! Whether it’s a bachelor’s or beyond, we value that knowledge.
  • Accounting Credentials: If you’ve aced those accounting exams (think ACCA, ACA, CIMA, or CPA), you’re our kind of numbers wizard.
  • Fast-Paced Experience: Retail or FMCG background? Perfect! We thrive on hustle and adaptability.
  • Beyond the Numbers: Crunch data, tell stories, and impress management. Insights matter!
  • Relationship Building: Connect with stakeholders, ask questions, and think “what if.” Let’s shape the future together!

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 b

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