Primark Ireland

Finance Business Partner Analyst

Dublin, Ireland
24 Jun 2024
01 Jul 2024
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant
Finance Business Partner Analyst
Our Finance Business Partnering 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.

In this role you will provide support to the financial business partnering team in developing insights to enable decision-making in the company. You will work with leadership, key stakeholders, and the finance business partnering team to support advise, and critically challenge strategic and operational decision making across the business. You will bring analytical, commercial and strategic insights to drive performance and value creation.
In this role you will get unique exposure to our high-energy commercial business, its operations, and its people. You will have 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:
  • Financial Support for Initiatives: Provide financial backing for critical commercial and strategic projects within the organization.
  • Data-Driven Approach: Utilize analytical methods to gain insights, challenge assumptions, and drive business performance.
  • Business Strategy Recommendations: Assist Finance Business Partners in presenting analysis and future strategies, emphasizing best practices and process standardization.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with key stakeholders to understand business requirements and take action accordingly.
  • Collaboration and Innovation: Collaborate across finance teams, particularly with Strategic Finance and FP&A, to provide valuable insights and contribute to sound financial decision-making.
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 should ideally hold a degree and be a qualified accountant (such as ACA or ACCA) with at least 3 years of post-qualification experience.
  • Prior experience in the Big 4 accounting firms or industry settings is valuable. Specifically, exposure to transaction services and financial due diligence enhances your skill set and understanding of complex financial scenarios.
  • Beyond traditional finance responsibilities, cultivate a high level of commercial awareness. Understand the broader business context, market dynamics, and strategic imperatives. Think beyond the numbers.
  • Demonstrate initiative and a strong work ethic. Your ability to produce succinct, relevant information for different management levels is crucial. Additionally, master the art of structuring and presenting compelling narratives to influence decisions.
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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