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Senior Commercial Analyst

 
 
Vacancy Number:  7379
Category:  Regular
Job Type:  Full-time
 

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy.  Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

With 8,000 employees and revenue of over €5bn per annum, we invested €1bn in infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies  we operate in and distributed over €2m across a range of community initiatives.  This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.

Position Description

ESB is a purpose led company striving to create a brighter future for the customers and communities we serve, leading the transition to reliable, affordable, low-carbon energy. Today, we operate one of the most progressive electricity systems in the world, with activities spanning electricity generation, transmission, distribution and supply in Ireland, Northern Ireland and Great Britain, and an international energy consulting business.

 

With 8,000 employees and revenue of €4bn per annum, we invested €1bn in energy infrastructure last year, contributed over €2bn to the economies we operate in and distributed c. €2m across a range of community initiatives. This requires us to bring the best of our capabilities together to deliver innovative and value-driven solutions that enable our customers to live low-carbon lives. ESB strives to foster an effective and inclusive culture where people engage, challenge and feel connected to our purpose, colleagues, customers and community.

 

We are looking to recruit energetic and enthusiastic finance professionals who are looking to further develop their career in an exciting and fast-paced environment which will support this transition to low carbon energy. In joining our Finance team, you will be part of a highly motivated and skilled team, working to achieve maximum value for ESB Group.

 

Please note that  other commercial analyst roles may be filled from this process.

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Develop, review and challenge business cases / investment decisions as part of cross functional commercial working group/s.                 
  • Develop and deliver the long-term financial model for annual business planning purposes, as well as provide financial support for commercial contract negotiations.
  • Provide a range of support including accounting, financial and commercial analysis across a range of activities and projects to ESB Business Units.

 

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Minimum of 5-7 year's experience in a similar role. 
  • A commercial mind set with effective analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to comprehend complex business issues involving processes, people and systems.
  • Conversant with financial modelling techniques.                                        
  • Knowledge and experience in commercial transactions, due diligence, project finance, commercial banking, engagement with clients / financiers etc.                                       
  • Ability to advise on and influence decision-making, review, challenge & engage with/make recommendations on commercial/ strategic decisions.                                       
  • Strong stakeholder management skills (internal and external e.g. clients / financiers), ability to leverage relationships to influence solutions, communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills.                                      
  • An ability to act independently – typically solves complex problems or problems where precedent may not exist.
  • Strong technical knowledge & experience including excellent Excel skills.
  • A knowledge of the energy industry would be beneficial.

 

Qualifications

Essential

An accounting or other financial professional qualification is required with at least 5 years relevant PQE.

 

Location

The position is based in Dublin however flexibility will be considered as part of ESB's Smart Working arrangements.

 

Salary

€60,000 to €70,000 per annum

 

Closing Date

21st October 2021

 

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