Financial Analyst

Date: 10-Jan-2019

Location: Dublin, D, IE, 3

Year: 2019

Company: Customer Relationship Management 

Requisition ID: 29278

Job Title:               Financial Analyst
Reporting to:        Finance Business Partner
Location:              EastPoint, Dublin 3



Overall Job Purpose

We are currently seeking a self-directed Financial Analyst to support the delivery of the finance and business functions. You will partner with key stakeholders across the group to provide commercial insights and provision of key financial information. Your overall responsibility will include monthly, quarterly and financial reporting. 

Duties and Responsibilities


•    Work with the various P&L owners to deliver relevant financial information in support of growth and profitability targets being achieved.
•    Identify opportunities to maximise and grow revenues & margins.
•    Analyse all of the key costs drivers within our clients P&L and use this information to support client profitability maximisation.
•    Provide on-going reporting and analysis to highlight key financial trends, risks and opportunities.
•    Prepare monthly finance performance pack – including provision of commentary on actual and forecasted performance.
•    Support any new business opportunities by acting as finance gatekeeper for all costing provided to Key Accounts, Commercial or Sales functions.
•    Build and maintain a repository of pricing data for the Arvato CRM Solutions clients by service location.
•    Work with the finance functions in our other regions to ensure the intercompany processes across our locations are functioning as intended.
•    Execute the annual and quarterly budgeting process with the relevant budget owners. This includes reporting performance versus budget, agreeing action plans to remediate any risks or issues.
•    Identify opportunities to improve the overall quarterly and annual planning & budgeting process.
•    Provide timely and accurate internal rolling forecasts that enable effective financial decision making.
•    Support the business on ad hoc finance projects including rollout and implementation of new accounting standards in line with IFRS requirements

Required Qualifications & Experience


•    Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACCA/ACA) with a minimum 1 year’s relevant business experience working with multi-national clients.
•    Proven communication skills in order to work closely with clients in relation to their requirements.
•    Strong business acumen to pre-empt and deliver in response to multiple demands and shifting priorities.
•    Business focus to maintain and develop an understanding of the client business.
•    Analytical skills for the purpose of providing the best financial reporting solutions to key internal stakeholders.
•    Strong Excel and database skills.
•    Strong presentation skills.
•    Ability to work in a team environment.
•    Ability to work with and meet tight deadlines on a regular basis.




•    Solutions Orientated 
•    Initiative
•    Collaboration
•    Organisational commitment  
•    Customer Focus
•    Teamwork
•    Organisation & Planning
•    Results Orientated 
•    Attention to detail
•    Problem Solving & Information Gathering
•    Resilience & Adaptability

About Arvato


Great brands entrust their customer service to Arvato.  We’re global with a long-term perspective, cross customer journey know-how and support Driven by technology, differentiated by experience, powered by people.

Arvato is the Industry and Services Division of Bertelsmann AG, which ranks among the world's leading companies. Find out more here:

Arvato is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity and does not discriminate on the grounds gender, age, ethnicity, race, nationality, religion, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital or civil partnership status.

At Arvato we recognise that different ideas, perspectives and beliefs are valuable assets that contribute and shape our company culture and are fundamental to our core basic values of partnership, creativity, entrepreneurialism and social responsibility




The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.


About Arvato

Arvato is a global BPO solutions provider. A subsidiary of Bertelsmann, one of the world’s largest media companies, Arvato has more than 65,000 employees in over 40 countries.

Present in Ireland for over 20 years, Arvato has over 1,800 employees across multiple sites. As a leading global solution provider we design and implement customized Finance & Accounting, Supply Chain and Customer Relationship Management solutions for some of the most well-known brands in the world. In other words, whenever you download software, shop online, or have your smart phone repaired, there’s a good chance that we were active behind the scenes as a service provider.

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