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Financial Analyst II

Reference: JR072090
This vacancy has now expired.

"At ICON, it's our People that set us Apart"

ICON plc, a leading global Contract Research Organization employing 15,000 people in 40 countries. ICON is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries.

Job Description Summary

The Financial Business Planning group is the departmental financial analysis function of ICON. The department role is to provide independent, objective financial and consulting services designed to add value, direction and leadership to assist the business in attaining success.

The Financial Business Planning group plays an integral part in enabling ICON to accomplish its objectives by bringing a global, systematic, disciplined approach to evaluating finances and strategy.

We are looking for a candidate who can Build Report & Analyse financial results to leaders in the context of each Business unit objective.

This person is also responsible for Owing P & Forecasting, Budgeting in line with Business unit Objective.

Job Description:

  • Develop Build and Prepare annual Budgets for Business Units. Make recommendations to business unit management for optimizing financial performance and attaining financial targets.
  • Develop, prepare and Maintain monthly financial forecasts and budget reconciliations for the business unit.
  • Analyse business unit Monthly / Quarterly financial results and key Performance indicators. Prepare monthly Business unit reporting packages with insightful commentary and analysis.
  • Manage Budget and associated headcount. Ensure financial is reporting in accordance with organizational changes.
  • Build and maintain project profitability reports, provide analysis and recommend actions.
  • Prepare ad-hoc financial and business case analyses.
  • Recognise, exemplify and adhere to ICON's values, which centred around 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 Requirement:

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Demonstrate ability to interpret data (analytical skills) and convert between formats.
  • Numerate with financial understanding.
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS office package, in particular Excel.
  • Prior experience in Automation, Power BI etc is an advantage.
  • Excellent communication (written and oral), organizational, and influencing skills.
  • Desire to continue their financial education (CFA, MBA, CPA, CMA or other relevant financial education)
  • US/LATAM/CAN: A minimum of 4 years' experience in financial analysis or financial analysis and planning.
  • EU/APAC: Prior relevant experience in financial analysis or financial analysis and planning.

Educational Requirements:

  • Professional Degree (CPA/ CWA/CA/ CMA) with 3+ years of experience
  • Semi Qualified with 5 + years of experience.

Benefits of working at ICON:

ICON offers an exceptional benefits package that includes a comprehensive health plan, retirement plans, highly competitive pay, corporate bonus plan, time away from work, and other incentives. We provide you with the technology, innovation and resources to be successful in ensuring utmost compliance and operational efficiencies


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