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Financial Analyst I

Job ID 68401BR Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
We are hiring for a recent Graduate to join the team on a 12 month contract, based in our Dublin office. This is a great opportunity for Graduates looking to gain experience in Corporate Finance within a world leading Clinical Research Organisation.

The Finance Analyst is expected to establish him/herself as a “co-pilot”, along with the Project Leader (PL), in steering a set of projects to their targeted financial goals (e.g. revenue, profitability, cash flow, etc.).

As such, the FA acquires an understanding of the project economics and profitability drivers.
  • Under supervision, he/she assists in translating them into operational actions, and proactively advising the PL on how to influence critical operational levers in order to positively impact project financials.
  • The Finance Analyst is the "go-to" person for broader Finance understanding or insight into defined projects. They interact directly with project leaders, helps set project strategy, supports project decision making, and guides future project decisions on the basis of their impact on project financial performance.
  • The main success factors of this role include strong business acumen, strong grasp of project operations and their implications for financial performance, and strong technical, analytical and consulting skills.
  • Finance Analyst are expected to build business relationships across all areas of the organization, drive tactical decisions, and become a trusted advisor to Project Leaders.
  • The Finance Analyst demonstrate competency in the overall financial management of simple projects and contract types. Demonstrates understanding of limited number of business and/or service lines across PAREXEL focusing primarily on major services or products being provided within assigned projects and portfolio(s)


    • Must be a recent Graduate with a degree background in Finance
    • Prioritizes, sets expectations and works in an efficient and disciplined manner.
    • Thrives in a complex, fast-paced, matrix environment
    • Strong experience with Excel and PowerPoint applications; experience with financial performance systems (e.g., Hyperion)
    • Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail

    Interpersonal skills
    • Strong command of the English language, both written and verbal
    • BA in Finance or Accounting, or relevant experience preferred
    • 0-2 Years related work experience

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