Junior FP&A Analyst

Company:  Flogas Ireland
Req ID:  7392
Salary:  Negotiable
Location: 

IE, BT48 0LY

Contract Type:  Permanent
Date Posted:  8 Jul 2024
Description: 

Who we are:

Part of the DCC Group, Flogas Ireland was established in 1978 supplying Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) throughout the island and to this day remains one of the leading suppliers in Ireland, servicing a diverse range of market sectors, including commercial, agricultural, and domestic.

Over the years, Flogas has evolved and grown as a business and is now also a leading supplier of Natural Gas and Electricity in both residential and commercial markets. We have an esteemed reputation within the Energy Industry and have been awarded the NSAI Quality System Certificate from the I.S. EN ISO 9001 Series

Flogas head office is based in Drogheda, Louth and over the past number of years, we acquired two more businesses - Budget Energy, based in Derry and Flogas Enterprise, based in Dublin. As a Flogas Group, we are now driving our growth strategy to achieve our vision of being Irelands leading provider of total energy solutions, meeting our customers changing needs and delivering to the highest possible standard.

Why work with us?

Budget Energy, part of the Flogas group is a well-established business within the DCC group and is continuing to grow, becoming a top provider in the energy sector, making it a very exciting time to be part of the Flogas Group. We offer a warm and welcoming environment, valuing our people and their input into the business. We encourage a collaborative workplace, where everyone feels included and heard.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • Defined Pension Contribution
  • Healthcare
  • Staff discounts
  • Hybrid work options (role dependant)
  • Health and Wellbeing Supports
  • Learning and Development
  • Career Advancement is important to us in Flogas. All our roles are advertised internally, and we encourage internal progression right across the business.

 About the role:

We currently have an opportunity for a Financial Analysis, FP&A within our Finance Department to support the organisations key planning processes.  The role will provide commercial and analytical support and performance insights to senior stakeholders for key financial reporting milestones and commercial decision making.

This role can be based in Dublin, Derry or Drogheda, based on candidate location.

 

Main areas of responsibility:

Financial Planning and Analysis

  • Assisting with the delivery of Financial Planning and Analysis processes for the company.
  • Collaborate with senior stakeholders (both finance and non-finance) to support key aspects of the organisations planning processes. This will include budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling, and strategic business planning.
  • Assist in the consolidation of organisational planning inputs into group models, providing appropriate level of summary and insight outputs.
  • Conduct in-depth financial analysis to identify trends, opportunities, and risks, and provide recommendations to drive business performance. Analysis will be done through a combination of both self-service work, and coordination with other areas of the business to gather pre-defined outputs for review and critique.
  • Under guidance of the Head of Financial Planning and Analysis, develop and maintain key financial reports, dashboards, and models to support decision-making processes and organisational planning and reporting activities.

Project Work

  • Further develop and finesse current financial models for forecasting, planning, budgeting, and lookback analysis.
  • Develop a control framework around financial model use.
  • Supporting the demand forecasting processes
  • Assist with implementation of financial process changes to improve efficiency, accuracy, and effectiveness in FP&A and wider finance function.
  • Suggest areas for process improvement and automation, leveraging systems and technology to streamline financial operations. Become an experienced user in key finance systems, servicing needs of both own function and other business users.

 

Business Partnering

  • Support cross-functional finance teams to gather and analyse data, ensuring data integrity and consistency.
  • Participate in projects and initiatives that will require strong financial modelling, technical accounting skills and commercial acumen.
  • Ensuring a smooth flow of information between all stakeholders
  • Ad-hoc reporting and other related duties as required

 

Candidate Profile:

The ideal candidate will have a 3rd level qualification in accounting, business or related discipline and ideally but no mandatory, will have an understanding of energy markets (sales & wholesale) and associated retail products.

This person will be skilled in interpersonal communication, working with all levels of the business, planning and organising with effective time management. They will be highly analytical, displaying excellent attention to detail and will be confident in IT, particularly in MS Office, Excel and Powerpoint.

 

Budget Energy is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.