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Finance Partner

Currently recruiting a Finance Partner within one of Ireland’s most reputable public institutions based in Dublin city centre. Permanent opportunity. The successful Accountant will provide high-quality financial services to the Institutes within the Faculty. This role involves strategic and operational financial planning, decision making, and ensuring compliance with financial policies, taxation, procurement, and legislative obligations. Very flexible hybrid working.

Job responsibilities (to include):

     Develop an annual budget and multi-annual financial plan for all units.

     Provide accurate, relevant, and timely financial information required for strategic and operational decision making, financial planning, resource allocation and financial risk management.

     Prepare and present financial forecasts and analysis of complex financial data, including trend and variance analysis.

     Effectively communicate financial matters to the relevant stakeholders.

     Provide financial support in the preparation, review and monitoring of budgets, investigating and explaining variances against budgets assisting in developing business solutions to address deficits and negative financial variances where relevant; identifying risks and potential over- and under-spends.

     Review budgets and financial reports to ensure appropriate financial control, implementing processes and procedures to minimise financial risk.

     Use and understand common systems (e.g. Oracle, PBCS, SITS, Power BI, CoreHR, MS Excel) relevant to area of work for analysis and reporting.

     Use advanced Microsoft Excel functionality to build and run reports; to prepare and process journals; to undertake detailed financial data analyses; to identify and review trends in information in terms of quarterly results to budget/forecast.

     Recommend and support improvements in the financial systems and accounting practices to meet current and future business needs.

Knowledge & Experience:

     Minimum of 5 years of practical experience in a similar scale and complexity organization.

     Demonstrated ability to work both as part of a team and independently, with problem-solving skills.

     Candidates must have a minimum of 5 years' post-qualification accountancy experience with substantial proven experience at management level in an organisation of similar scale.

     Excellent skills in financial and quantitative analysis including proven experience in report writing, provision of reports and collation of data.

     Demonstrated experience in financial modelling, planning, and forecasting.

     Previous experience in budget management, review, and control in large organisations.

     Substantial experience of financial planning, risk management and related reporting, project planning and associated financial oversight.



Must be a fully Qualified accountant with 5 years PQE, with a membership of an accounting body recognised in Ireland.


For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Nicola Egan

090 6450668