Financial Analyst / Part-time (4 days per week) Financial Analyst / Part-time (4 days per week) …

Planet Payment
in Galway, Connaught, Ireland
Permanent, Part time
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Competitive
Planet Payment
in Galway, Connaught, Ireland
Permanent, Part time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
A qualified or part qualified accountant with at least 5 years experience, at least 3 of which in an FP&A role. Must have very strong excel skills, be highly analytical with an inquisitive mind, able to identify trends / issues through analysis with recommendations. A highly motivated self- starter who looks to drive constant improvement as opposed to maintaining status quo.

We are Planet

Planet is a large international cross-border digital fintech payments company, operating in 60 countries across the world and providing a range of services to over 300,000 luxury merchants and 100 acquiring banks. We have grown rapidly over the last seven years and increased seven times in value over this period based on a combination of both organic and acquisition-led growth. The travel and tourism market that we operate in continues to show consistent growth, underpinned by megatrends such as the expansion of middle classes across the world and the desire for Asian shoppers in particular to purchase authentic luxury goods outside their home countries.

This growth is set to continue, with ambitious plans to double the business in three years delivering market share expansion in a growing market. Now, with over 1,500 employees spread across five continents, we are an international payment services provider.

About the Role

This role is to take ownership of a number of key management reporting responsibilities ensuring accurate and timely distribution of packs to senior stakeholders that they use to assess the performance of the country / market they manage.  In addition the role will support the Senior Finance Analyst in the production of the monthly board reports and the adhoc analysis required to explain any key movements / variances and trends.

What you will do 

  • Production of periodic sales reporting and updates to the sales pipeline, flagging any issues with the underlying data and actions required at country level to update the same
  • Production of the daily Tax Free statistics reporting and update of the projection for the month
  • Production of the Tax Free country packs incorporating any changes requested by Local Controllers following their initial review
  • Production of the monthly wins and losses files for all markets, incorporating changes where requested
  • Review and maintenance of the retailer database and business warehouse
  • Assistance in the production of the monthly flash and production of monthly board reporting including adhoc analysis to resolve any queries
  • Review of operating costs flagging any issues / trends that require action to ensure remain at or below agreed budgetary levels
  • Assisting with the Group annual budget and semi-annual forecast process
  • Ad hoc analysis and other tasks as required

Who you are

A candidate with at least 3 years experience, at least 2 of which in an FP&A role. Must have very strong excel skills, be highly analytical with an inquisitive mind, able to identify trends / issues through analysis with recommendations.  A highly motivated self- starter who looks to drive constant improvement as opposed to maintaining status quo.

What you will need to bring to Planet

Enthusiasm and drive to improve what we deliver as a team to support the wider business in improving profitability and business performance.

Your skills and our Values

We search for better

  • You are creative, curious and look for new ways of doing things
  • Creative intelligence is your key competency

We celebrate differences

  • You are appreciative of people, and recognise the strength in others
  • You inspire through appreciation

We go beyond expectations

  • You are bold, open with your ideas, and are at your best every day
  • You drive for results

We grow together

  • You are collaborative, you care and you are humble
  • You build the best teams, bringing people together

Find out more here:  www.planetpayment.com

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