Job Overview.

Experience: 5-7 YearsSector: Financial Planning and Analysis

Financial Planning & Analysis Manager

Reporting to the Head of Finance, this role will lead the financial planning & analysis functions for one of the company’s key business divisions, leading the budgeting and forecasting processes and supporting the strategic direction of the division.

Financial Planning

  • Contribute fully to the development and implementation of the Division’s strategy across all areas of the business, challenging assumptions and providing financial analysis and guidance on all activities, plans, targets and business drivers.
  • Lead the annual business planning and budgeting process.
  • Prepare rolling forecasts based on clear methodologies, highlighting key threats and opportunities to the achievement of the budget.
  • Prepare rolling 5 year plans that set out the key deliverables and financial targets during that time frame, ensuring alignment with Divisional and Group objectives.

Reporting and Analysis

  • Develop regular reporting and analysis, including variance analysis and key metric reports.
  • Comprehensive review of business performance that analyses and highlights underperforming areas of the business that require attention by management.
  • Actively drive process improvement within the planning and analysis area to encompass simplification as well developing and implementing new tools to support the planning processes.

Business Partnering

  • Provide ongoing financial modelling and analysis expertise to business partners within the Division.
  • Ensure capital expenditure opportunities have appropriate business cases, to allow optimum allocation of capital resources.
  • Manage the relationships and financial processes around Partnerships.
  • Form strong working relationships with partners in the Division and Group Finance to ensure that the requirements of both the Division and the Centre are fully met.
  • Actively participate in or lead projects as required.

People, Leadership, Organisation and Culture  

  • Create a culture of high performance and motivation by empowering, developing and coaching people.
  • Simplify business processes to reduce complexity and allow our people to do their best work.
  • Develop a strong culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement to eliminate waste and inefficiency.
  • Contribute effectively to the leadership of the Division and the successful delivery of the Division’s strategy.
  • Act as a visible role model for the Group’s values
  • Provide support and back-up to the Head of Finance and Finance team as required.


  • Qualified accountant (ie. CIMA, ACA, ACCA)
  • Minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience, preferably with commercial exposure
  • People management experience
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Excellent team motivational and leadership skills
  • Ability to plan, organise and manage team work
  • Proven experience of continuous development and improvement

This is a full time permanent position. The company operates a hybrid working policy (3-2 home-office) and it will suit somone living in the Dublin South, West or Wicklow area.

For more information, please contact [email protected]


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