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Financial Analyst

Start date
15 Nov 2022
Closing date
3 Dec 2022

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Finance / Administration, Finance
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
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ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.

The role overview: Financial Analyst

The Clinical Research Services Division represents ICON’s largest Profit & Loss Account. The key to the financial success of ICON is the financial success of this group.

Working across a varied portfolio, the role of the Financial Business Partnering Group is to provide independent objective financial & consulting services to the Operational Teams, designed to make valuable contributions and direction to the business in meeting its operational & financial targets.

Duties of the Financial Analyst include:
  • Review & interpret monthly results (financial & operational) to identify, communicate & agree necessary actions with operational teams, to achieve quarterly budget targets.
  • Ability to problem tackle and track resulting actions to achievement.
  • Full ownership for rolling 12 month forecasts, to be submitted to Corporate Finance on a monthly basis. Submission must also include actions necessary to achieve budgets
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc management presentations and requests.
  • Development and preparation of annual budget.

What you will need in order to be considered for the Financial Analyst II role:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in accounting, finance or business.
  • 2-3 years’ experience within a financial analysis position
  • You will really enjoy working cross functionally and collaborating with your business partners
  • The ability to distil and summarize large data sets and present to non-financial clients
  • Analytically minded, seeks out problem solving opportunities
  • Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks at a time
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint

Benefits of Working in ICON as a Financial Analyst II:
  • Hybrid working model.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Free on-site gym facilities & subsidized on-site food court.
  • Free parking.
  • You’ll have an excellent opportunity to contribute to our culture of process improvement, further your career progression and gain cross function exposure.

Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture -one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.

At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career -both now, and into the future.

ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

#LI-Hybrid Dublin, Ireland


We offer a full range of consulting, clinical development and commercialisation services from a global network of offices in 46 countries

Since our foundation in Dublin, Ireland in 1990, our mission has been to help our clients to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

We are a global provider of consulting, and outsourced development and commercialisation services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations. We focus our innovation on the factors that are critical to our clients – reducing time to market, reducing cost and increasing quality – and our global team of experts has extensive experience in a broad range of therapeutic areas. ICON has been recognised as one of the world’s leading Contract Research Organisations through a number of high-profile industry awards.

Find Us
01628 496300
3rd Floor
Marlow International
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