Revenue/Opex Analyst

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  • Full Time
  • Dublin

Irish Water

About the job

*NOTE: This job is based Nationwide*

The Role:

The Finance Business Partnering Team for Irish Water ensures effective financial management of the organisation and provides the expertise, services and information to support the business in achieving its required business outcomes, including supporting the financial and information requirements of Irish Water. Reporting to the Senior Business Partner Customer Operations, the Revenue/Opex Analyst will be responsible for providing analytical and month end support to the Revenue Business Partners within the overall Finance Partnering team

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Support the Revenue Business Partner in accruals preparation, posting and reconciliation of all opex postings during month end for the Customer team.

• Support the Revenue Business Partner with the monthly Customer opex reporting process.

• Ensure that the correct opex costs are reflected in the correct cost centres and projects in GL.

• Support the Revenue Business Partner in the month end Non Domestic revenue process which includes the preparation of accruals, month end postings and reconciliations.

• Review all Balance Sheet reconciliation reports in line with month end timetable & report findings to the Revenue Business Partners

• Work with Revenue Business Partners on Annual Budgets, Forecasts and Business Plans for all revenue streams and Customer opex.

• Deliver actionable insights and specific recommendations to the Revenue Business Partners on how to improve finance processes & controls around revenue and opex.

• Participate in any system testing which will have an impact on Revenue and opex.

• Liaise with Local Authorities for the payment of Development Levies and maintain reporting on this revenue stream.

• Complete the daily and monthly account reconciliations between CC&B and all sub systems and GL and ensure they are fully reconciled for month end.

• Assisting the Revenue Business Partners with completion of monthly management reporting revenue and opex packs, for distribution to the Irish Water management team including analysis of performance versus planned budget and KPIs, and identification of variances and root causes

• Ensuring adherence to Irish Water accounting policies

• Liaising with external auditors regarding reporting activities as required

• Keeping up to date with best practice

• Support the team in shaping and implementing efficient and effective finance processes and adoption of best practices

• Escalating risks and issues to the relevant Business Partner

• Other duties as required from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

• A minimum of three-five years’ relevant experience in a similar financial/accounting role working in a large-scale, complex organisation

• A recognised accounting qualification (ACA; ACMA; ACCA) or equivalent related experience.

• Working in a constantly changing environment

• Developing effective cross-functional relationships with the business to accomplish objectives

• Anticipating and proactively managing issues and solving problems

• Driving continuous process improvements – identifying opportunities, generating ideas, and recommending and implementing solutions

• Operating in a utility company or in a regulated industry would be an advantage

• Working with Oracle, Hyperion and CC&B would be an advantage

• Prioritise tasks and deliver high-quality work within tight timelines

• Work independently but also as part of a team

• Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Strong organisational skills

• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Applications, including current Curriculum Vitae, should be emailed to the following address stating the job title and reference number in the subject line of your email: [email protected]

The closing date for receipt of applications for this vacancy is 2nd of August 2022. Please note that applications submitted after this closing date will not be accepted.

Irish Water is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive place of work and have a robust strategy and framework called ibelong to enable this. We are an equal opportunity employer and through our recruitment process we welcome and encourage applications from interested and suitably qualified individuals regardless of gender, age, racial or ethnic origin, membership of the traveller community, religion or beliefs, family or civil status, sexual orientation/gender identity or disability.

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