Financial Analyst - Dublin

Dublin, D, IE


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin
Req ID: 486803


About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.


CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.


Learn more about us through the following Link.


Position Overview
The R&PA team forms part of Group Finance in CRH, based in Stonemasons Way, Dublin. The team has responsibility for a number of internal and external reporting processes and performance analysis including monthly Board and management reporting, the Group consolidated Budget, financial planning and analysis, preparation of financial notes, briefing materials for senior management and Investor Relations to support external results announcements and preparation of business performance related sections of the annual report. Hybrid working at present, with the team ordinarily based at Group HQ in Stonemasons Way, Dublin.


Key Tasks and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:

  • Provide critical analysis for the monthly Board and management reporting processes including review of the results submitted by the Divisions and ownership of the related outputs with a key focus on critical trend analysis, key performance metrics and drivers of performance.
  • Own and review the preliminary and final budget outputs for the Group including Board and management presentations, reports and analysis.
  • Prepare of briefing materials for Senior Management and Investor Relations, in particular at quarter end, providing key information on drivers of performance.
  • Own the business performance section of the annual report and provision of finance support to teams across the Group including external communications, sustainability and governance in compiling the annual report and related materials.
  • Review and perform analysis of financial reporting notes and disclosures, as part of the Group financial consolidation process.
  • Identify and resolve reporting issues that arise, identifying solutions while working closely with Divisional Finance and other teams across Group Finance.
  • Assist in system developments that are required in Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) for reporting purposes, liaising with the Hyperion support team.
  • Focus on continuous improvements in all processes and outputs to add value and drive business results.
  • Build strong relationships while working extensively with Divisional Finance teams on new reporting requirements and analysis in order to provide greater insight into their performance and results.
  • Provide high quality ad hoc analysis to senior management as requested to support decision making.

Individual Competencies
You are able to:

  • Have Courage - Stepping up to address difficult issues, saying what needs to be said.
  • Cultivate Innovation - Creating new and better ways for the organisation to be successful
  • Be Resilient - Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Make Quality Decisions - Making good and timely decisions that keep the organisation moving forward.
  • Drive Vision and Purpose - Painting a compelling picture of the vision and strategy that motivates others to action.

Key Characteristics
For this role you should be/have:

  • Team player with ability to contribute both individually and as part of a team.
  • Demonstrate integrity and trust, with ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality.
  • Self-motivated with a high degree of initiative; comfortable working in a demanding fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication skills and comfortable liaising with senior management.
  • Good financial and analytical skills, with excellent attention to detail and a focus on results.
  • Ability to multitask within tight deadlines.
  • Flexibility, which is required within the role (includes some core elements but also periodic emphasis on more project-type activities).

Experience / Education
You are/have:

  • Strong academic background, professional record and qualification (ACA, CFA or equivalent)
  • Experience working on high performing teams, ideally across different geographies
  • Good systems capabilities and/or interest in financial reporting systems; experience with HFM system would be an advantage
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word
  • Exposure to Group reporting and processes.

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who would love to join the team? Please let us know!


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


Please note that we cannot accept any applications submitted through email for GDPR purposes. Candidates must apply through our job portal.


We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.


Date:  19 Sep 2023

Job Segment: ERP, Technology