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Job Summary

  • Dublin
  • Permanent
  • BBBH829408
  • Sep 27, 2022
  • €50k - €70k
Job Description

exciting new opportunity for an experienced business analyst with strong financial skills to join a leading Irish organsiation

*Please note as this is a permanent role, the candidate must uphold an EU/UK Passport or Valid Stamp 4 Visa to be considered*

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide commercial analysis to Activation Director and Regional Directors
  • Key interface with Dublin Finance, Marketing and MD.
  • Provide regular updates on business performance looking and AMP effectiveness and Promotional effectiveness.
  • Establish, agree and measure KPIs of business performance vs strategy
  • Work with area manager on promotional forecasting and analysis
  • Provide updated pricing on monthly/annual basis
  • Review and summarise relevant data provided by distributors as required including Nielsen
  • Review the commercial effectiveness of key innovations and recommend any changes required to enhance performance

Key Competencies

Business Awareness

  • Displays a clear understanding of the business strategy and annual company goals
  • Understands the underlying issues that affect the performance of own function and the impact this may have on the wider business
  • Demonstrates a good understanding of performance measures and financial management in own team and function

Delivering Excellence

  • Demonstrates excellence in own role, continually striving to increase delivery
  • Works consistently to meet and/or exceed the required level, producing output of a high standard
  • Seeks opportunities to develop in own role and learn about other areas of the business

Influencing and Negotiation

  • Interprets the situations and uses different influencing techniques and adjusts style as necessary
  • Anticipates likely objections and builds responses into approach
  • Negotiates skilfully in tough situations with internal and external groups, providing competent rationale for arguments

Financial Excellence

  • Reviews financial data and summarises key points, making recommendations as to actions where appropriate.
  • Provides updates in standard format of financial metrics KPI's
  • Turns financial data into meaningful information, by identifying trends, priorities and conclusions
  • Presents a logical and analytical view based on sound financial analysis

Key Relationships

  • Regional Commercial Teams
  • IMc's
  • Head of Commercial Finance (Dublin based)
  • Commercial Business Partners (Dublin based)
  • Commercial business partners in IMC's and Regional teams

Knowledge and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree, working towards ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • 3+ years experience with strong financial and analytical skills
  • FMCG experience preferred
  • Knowledge of SAP preferred
  • Advanced skills in Excel, PowerPoint and working with databases
  • Working knowledge/fluency in Spanish an advantage

Excellent salary on offer which ranges from €45,000 - €60,000 depending on experience.

If you or anyone you know would be a good fit for this unique opportunity, I would love to hear from you. You can reach me by email: or telephone: (01) 448 5660 for more information.

Do you have a friend looking for a new opportunity? For every candidate that is referred to us and then placed in a permanent or temporary role for 3 months or more, the referrer will receive a €250 one for all voucher.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Consultant Details

Consultant Details

Anna Walsh
Anna Walsh
  • Consultant | Projects & Change Recruitment