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Financial Analyst

Ref: 76254

  • 45,000-55,000
  • 11 Jan 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

UKI Portfolio Finance Advisor (PFA) Assistant Manager

About the Position

The PFA assistant manager will be aligned to FSO Consultancy Service
Line (SL), teaming with the PBFA and MBA teams in order to meet the
needs of the SL. They will have a deep understanding of the SL’s financial performance with a strong focus on margin, leveraging their insights to help shape initiatives and strategies that will lead to improved margin performance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Service Line level Expertise
  • Provides business insight related to the Service Line’s [engagement view] margin, revenue recognition and inventory performance.
  • Focuses on scenarios and portfolios that are complex, unique and material in nature.
  • Works closely with the Service Line finance and Ops teams to shape solutions
  • and/or drive adhoc projects that improve support and advice to CS.
  • Stay up to date with the firm’s latest policies, processes and tools and proposes recommendations where there is a need.
  • Working with client servers to develop engagement metrics for new or existing clients to ensure opportunities are priced correctly and margin is maintained.
  • Teaming
  • Teams with the FSO CNS PBFA and MBA teams to foster positive and collaborative relationships, knowledge sharing, agree priorities and shaping of strategies that will improve margin performance.
  • Works closely with the Service Line Operations team to shape training strategies  to strengthen the team’s competencies to ensure exceptional client service to the business
  • Drives continuous improvement
  • Shapes new solutions, implement best practices and processes to optimise the partner’s financial performance
  • Invests in staying connected with the business to share knowledge, collaborate and drive business focus
  • Develop and maintain a SL network across the global PFA community to share and develop solutions and best practices
  • Develop strong understanding of business drivers by sub service and competency.


To qualify for the role you must have
  • Minimum three to four years’ experience in a commercial and/or financial role
  • Strong financial acumen with a proven ability to influence commercial drivers of business performance
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills and ability to challenge mind sets and status quo with senior stakeholders and maintain resilience at all times
Ideally, you’ll also have
  • A recognised global accounting qualification - ACA / ACCA or Part-Qualified 
  • Strong data analytic skills including data modelling and advanced excel.
  • Track record of building relationships with senior stakeholders including partners.
  • · Ability to prioritise competing demands.

Remuneration Package

Competitive salary and benefits 

For more information on this role, or other accountancy roles, contact Annita McGettigan on 01 5927854 or email or click on the apply button below

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