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Commercial Financial Analyst

Ref: 80184

  • 60,000-75,000
  • 27 Nov 2023
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Commercial Financial Analyst

About the Company

My client, based in South Dublin, is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. They are one of the most successful Irish companies trading on the US stock exchange and have gone from strength to strength in the last 4-5 years, now employing over 40,000 people across 70 countries. They are currently looking to add to their team a Commercial Financial Analyst, on a Permanent basis, to join a thriving & growing team, based in their HQ in South Dublin.

About the Position

The role of the Commercial Finance Analyst is the pre & post award negotiation and management of commercial terms, holistically at both partnership and transactional levels, that maximize downstream financial and operational performance and minimize the associated legal and contractual risks.
Attention to detail is of paramount importance to this role as you will be responsible for conducting in-depth financial analysis that will be reviewed and used for decision making by our team of high-level senior management. Analytical expertise will play a crucial role in providing accurate and reliable insight, enabling our executives to make informed decisions that drive the success of our organization. The ability to meticulously review and validate financial data, identify key trends, and produce comprehensive reports is essential.

Key Responsibilities

  • Assist in developing commercial offerings, including discounting structure, payment terms, incentives and other client requests.
  • Assist with commercial negotiations during the bid defense process; make decisions in line with agreed policy.
  • Offer commercial recommendations and solutions to senior management.
  • Point person for prompt response to ad-hoc requests.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial and business case analyses using Microsoft PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Partner externally with Client Finance and Outsourcing counterparts, and internal with Business Development, Proposals, Operations, Finance, Legal and Contracts.
  • Develop automated tools and trackers to improve the internal commercial offering review process.
  • Ensure integrity of the margin profiles and manage these rates to meet the commercial targets of the division.
  • Ensure integrity of the pricing tools so as to ensure precision and accuracy for both internal analysis and client deliverables.
  • Effective utilization of available financial and operational tools and data to aid better decision making.
  • Travel (approximately 5%) domestic and/or international.


  • Part-Qualified/ fully qualified  ACCA/ CIMA.
  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or business.
  • Work experience within a finance department.
  • Experience working cross-functionally and collaborating with your business partners.
  • Analytically minded seeks out problem-solving opportunities.
  • Very strong focus on accuracy and quality of information provided; attention to detail.
  • Very strong focus on delivery of quality outputs in a timely manner to clients (internal and external)
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks at a time.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.

Remuneration Package

  • Salary €60,000-€75,000
  • Hybrid working
  • Bonus
  • Healthcare
  • Pension
  • 23 days holidays plus Bank holidays
  • On site gym
  • Subsidised canteen
For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Conal O'Connor on 01 5927858, or e-mail or click on the apply button below
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