Financial Planning Analyst

08 Jun 2022
06 Jul 2022
Shrijal Keshava
Job Type

Financial Planning Analyst

We are currently recruiting for FP&A Analyst to work with our client based in the Banking Industry. The role is Hybrid and based in Dublin .This is a 6-month contract position.

The primary function of Financial Planning Analyst is to effectively support the Citi Bank Europe PLC(CEP)Legal Entity by providing:

  • Assistance with analysis and review of financial performance, especially drivers, trends, and the competitive environment, to enhance understanding and support to Legal Entity Management Team
  • Insightful analysis as the foundation for resource allocation and performance management
  • Tools, analytical capability, and data to support thoughtful planning and target setting, as well as to drive business initiatives
  • The means by which the businesses both implement and measure the impact of those decisions and targets, and identify and implement course corrections

Responsibilities and Tasks

  • Providing support to the Legal Entity Management team - CFO, CEO and Business Heads, delivering FP&A activities for the countries within the Europe Cluster including: Planning, P&L and B/S analysis, headcount analysis, returns, client analysis as well as initiatives
  • Assisting with the delivery of Financial Planning and Analysis processes for the Legal Entity including with regards to Regulatory deliverables
  • Performance Measurement and Reporting: Pro-actively analysing, investigating, escalating and explaining key movements and trends.
  • Providing materials for internal and external meetings
  • Productivity: Work in partnership across Finance and with the Business to understand and improve efficiency and returns particularly Operating Efficiency, RoA and RoTCE; understand scorecard metrics and assist in discussion with CFO/ CCO's on execution
  • Assist in processes to ensure the legal vehicle plan aligns with business and function projections


  • Financial services experience preferred
  • Knowledge in Excel
  • Prior experience working with senior business and Finance teams
  • Accountancy background

Essential Skills

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written
  • Professional approach, presentable and can manage own time effectively
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight timelines while maintaining high standards of work
  • Ability to work on own initiative and independently
  • Relationship building and Influencing skills