FP&A Reporting Analyst

Dublin, Ireland
01 Mar 2021
01 Apr 2021
Approved employers
Approved employer
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

Reporting Analyst – Financial Planning & Analysis

Fashion and Finance go together at Primark

Fashion and finance is a partnership which may not instantly spring to mind, but with you as our Reporting Analyst, we’ll help our customers across the globe look stylish at even better prices.

A career as varied as our products

If you’re ready to try a new challenge, you belong with us. This position encompasses all aspects of financial planning and analysis. Not only will you play a key role in generating insight

for our commercial teams, but you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with others – helping Primark continuously improve the reporting process as well as maintain adherence to best practices.

What the role will involve?

  • As an analyst in a fast-paced, expanding retail business you will be a valuable member of the FP&A Team
  • Build and design reports as is required
  • Work closely with FP&A colleagues to prepare adhoc and scheduled reports
  • Provide in-depth analysis on business performance, working closely with the FP&A managers to emphasises the implications of the numbers and suggested actions
  • Support the Reporting Controller to drive the reporting function to a “Best in Class” solution
  • Responsible for accuracy of data reported
  • Ability to work across various stakeholders within the business and bring knowledge from various sources to support with the insights
  • Work collaboratively across different finance teams, particularly the reporting and financial business partnering teams
  • Ad-hoc analysis as required by the business
  • We're looking for;

  • Detail-oriented and numerically savvy
  • Ability to build relationships and engage with a number of business stakeholders
  • Storytelling and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong statistical modelling skills e.g. regression, correlation, etc
  • Data mining & predictive modelling skills
  • Financial and analytical acumen with the ability to interrogate large data sets and come to sound, logical recommendations & conclusions
  • Planning and organisation skills, ability to plan and prioritise work schedule and work within agreed timescales
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and pro-actively
  • Accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA, CPA or equivalent)
  • Previous FP&A experience in a fast paced environment
  • Experience working in a large organisation with multi-currency and multi-national exposure is preferable
  • Strong work ethic with a passion for financial analysis and reporting
  • Previous experience with basic MS office tools, BI tools e.g. reporting tools (Cognos) and visualisation tools (Tableau) or similar
  • Experience with, SQL and Alteryx or similar tools
  • Why work with us?

    At Primark, we know how hard everyone works to achieve our business goals and our competitive salary rewards this. We offer flexible working which is our way of helping you achieve more. We'll also provide you with a progressive career path, because clear advancement is what we’re all about at Primark. We’re always open when talking about your development and we offer plenty of training – whether it’s inhouse or sending you on courses. We’re big believers in rewarding hard work, which is easier to achieve with our teams being so close and forever willing to help out. Our Dublin Head Office is an innovatively designed space above the original Penney’s store – so you can see the results of your hard work flying off the shelves for yourself.

    Can you operate with a high level of integrity – and drive operating performance – inside a company that is determined to amaze every customer? Join us as a Reporting Analyst at our Dublin head office.

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

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