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Corporate Finance Analyst / Advisor

This Semi State Financial Services org in Dublin 1 are looking to appoint candidates to the positions of Corporate Finance Analyst/Advisor to join their team. The roles provide an exciting opportunity to join a growing and dynamic team and continue to develop a career in corporate finance. The successful candidates will gain a broad exposure to a range of financial advisory assignments in the commercial State sector, working in a commercially driven environment that combines private sector best practices and a public sector remit.

The successful candidates will report directly to a Corporate Finance Director and be given a level of responsibility for the oversight of a number of Portfolio Companies which is commensurate with their experience.

Principal Responsibilities
The successful candidate’s ongoing responsibilities will include:

  • Assist in oversight from a shareholder perspective of a number of Portfolio Companies.
  • Review and analyse financial reports (including annual reports and interim reports etc.) and business plans prepared by Portfolio Companies.
  • Review and analyse any borrowing, funding and capital expenditure proposals that Portfolio Companies are submitting for Ministerial approval.
  • Review and analyse from a financial perspective any acquisition, disposal or joint venture proposals to be undertaken by Portfolio Companies.
  • Review of financial targets (e.g. dividend, profitability, gearing) and equity valuations for Portfolio Companies to monitor financial performance and shareholder return.
  • Industry analysis and research of competitor and market trends.
  • Assist in oversight of the delivery of climate objectives (e.g. decarbonisation / sustainability strategies) by Portfolio Companies including engagement with relevant stakeholders.
  • Assist in developing and reviewing strategic initiatives for Portfolio Companies that would add value to the State as shareholder.
  • Prepare financial models to support the rationale of strategic initiatives developed by the team
  • Liaise with a wide range of stakeholders, in particular Government Departments and Portfolio Companies.
  • Prepare accurate, commercially focused and insightful reports capable of presentation to relevant Government Ministers/Departments.

Educational Requirements

  • Degree in relevant discipline (e.g., finance, business, commerce, accounting, economics).
  • Membership of a professional accountancy or similar financial body is desirable (e.g., ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CFA).


  • Candidates should have a minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in a relevant financial role in professional services, advisory or a commercial organisation of scale.
  • Experience in climate related assignments/transactions and knowledge of current trends in sustainable finance is highly desirable for this role


  • Strong financial and commercial analytical skills.
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Diligent and self-motivated with the ability to work independently.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail essential.
  • A clear thinker with an ability to work through uncertainty / ambiguity.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and interpersonally.
  • Flexible and considerate team player.
  • Proficient with MS Office – Excel, Word and Powerpoint.

Full-time permanent & hybrid role.

To apply please email in your CV via the web link

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