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Assistant Manager, Finance Business Partnering

  1. Dublin
JR111512
  1. Accounting & Finance
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Office Based

About the role

Role: Assistant Manager, Financial Business Partnering

Location: Dublin 18

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


Excellent opportunity for a Financial Analyst looking to step up their career to a Business Partner role within a multinational company.

You will use strong analysis skills and build relationships with internal stakeholders, to develop a deep understanding of the portfolio of work, to identify future financial risk/opportunity and partner with Operations & Finance colleagues to drive revenue growth and margin expansion actions.

The Assistant Manager, Finance Business Partner duties include:

  • Responsible for the financial management of multiple portfolios of work within the IPH portfolio
  • Supervise the finance business partnering activities managed in Chennai. Provide direction on work required and maintain strong communication and collaboration with the team. 
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly financial reporting packs, providing insightful and action orientated commentary
  • Provide financial support and KPI analysis for all business planning initiatives.
  • Support the preparation of monthly financial forecasts and budget reconciliations
  • Identification of key Revenue and Margin drivers within the portfolio
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc management presentations
  • Recognize, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values which centers on our commitment to People, Clients and Performance
  • As a member of staff, the employee is expected to embrace and contribute to our culture of process improvement with a focus on streamlining our processes, adding value to our business and meeting client needs.

Experience, skills & knowledge requirements for this role are:

  • Solid academic record and strong quantitative skills (Qualified Financial Professional ACA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • 2+ years prior relevant experience in financial analysis or financial planning and analysis
  • Analytically minded, seeks out problem solving opportunities
  • Effective interpersonal skills (verbal and written) to communicate with peers, managers and Business Lead executives.
  • Eagerness to learn and develop as an ICON employee and member of the Clinical Research Industry.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.

Benefits of working at ICON:

  • Hybrid working model.
  • Free on-site gym facilities & subsidised on-site food court.
  • Free parking.
  • You’ll have an excellent opportunity to contribute to our culture of process improvement, further your career progression and gain cross function exposure.


Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.


We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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