Financial Analyst - Public Sector - €60k

Dublin City Centre
20 Sep 2018
21 Oct 2018
Job role
At Lex Consultancy we are currently working on behalf of a public sector body with offices in Dublin City Centre. They are seeking to recruit an experienced Financial Analyst to take up a 6 month contract with an immediate start. The successful candidate will work as part of a multi-disciplinary team and have the capacity to analyse and interpret complex and funding models. Reporting to the Head of Regulation the key responsibilities will include: Provide detailed analysis of business risks and making clear recommendations for regulatory engagement with them. This will require working as the financial lead within a multidisciplinary team alongside colleagues from within the Regulation Office and external consultants. Lead on the oversight of the production of Financial Assessment Reporting, providing detailed oversight and review of the external consultants Implementing the Financial Standard across the Sector; overseeing the assessment process, reviewing Strategic, Business and Financial plans. Assessment and opinion of clarity of processes, including evidence of alignment between strategy, business and financial plans with appropriate supporting narratives Report, analyse and provide key financial data on the global position of the Sector Participate in the delivery of internal and external training on financial and other regulatory issues Liaise and engage with stakeholders on issues affecting the implementation of the financial regulatory standards and the regulatory framework in general. Identifying and reporting on issues to the Head of Regulation Interested applicants will meet the following requirements: Membership of a recognised or prescribed accountancy body such as ACCA, CPA, CIMA, ACA or equivalent Relevant senior post qualification experience Excellent knowledge of key financial indicators including, EBITDA MRI Margins, Interest cover, DSCR, Gearing, cash management, liquidity and stress testing Excellent financial modelling skills Experience of critically analysing a range of financial and business planning information and producing written reports setting out conclusions and recommendations Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of communicating financial information to both financial and non-financial experts Strong understanding of the principles of risk management and of the financial and business planning issues facing organisations A track record of working collaboratively with internal and external colleagues/stakeholders Good planning and organisational skills to be clear on priorities and appropriately plan to achieve deadlines Competent in the use of ICT, as a tool for analysis and reporting To be considered for this position, please send an up to date version of your cv for immediate review to Laura Craughwell at Lex Consultancy via the enclosed link. For further information call Laura on 01 6633030. Please note only candidates that match the minimum job requirements above will be contacted for this role. Please view for our and