Financial Planning Analyst (Europe Cluster)

24 Jun 2022
22 Jul 2022
Shrijal Keshava
Job Type

Financial Planning Analyst (Europe Cluster)
We are currently recruiting for FP&A Analyst to work with our client based in the Banking Industry. The role is based in Dublin .This is a 6-month contract position (With Extension).

The Europe Cluster FP&A team is part of EMEA Finance team responsible for all FP&A activities that are specific to Europe Cluster. The primary function of Financial Planning Analyst is to effectively support the Europe cluster by providing :

  • Analysis and review of financial performance, especially drivers, trends, and the competitive environment, to enhance understanding to support Country Management Team
  • Insightful analysis as the foundation for strategic decision-making, resource allocation and performance management
  • Tools, analytical capability, and data to support thoughtful planning and target setting, as well as to drive business initiatives

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide a support to the Country Management teams in Europe - CFO, CCO 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
  • Support the Europe Clusters Head in trend analysis for the countries under their coordination
  • Self-starting ad hoc reviews on: expense trends and opportunities, revenues impact in relation to change in regulatory requirements, benchmarking performance with the industry
  • Performance Measurement and Reporting: Pro-actively analysing, investigating, escalating and explaining key movements and trends to Senior Management and playing an active role in monthly business reviews co-ordinating and preparing materials for internal or 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 drive discussion with CFO/ CCO's on execution
  • Lead and drive strategic plans, forecasts and outlooks
  • Work with local LEM teams to ensure legal vehicle plan aligns to business plans including the support required to meet legal entity requirements


  • Financial services experience preferred
  • Prior experience working with senior business and Finance teams

Essential Skills

  • Excellent organisational 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