Finance Business Partner – Full Time – Dublin

  • Permanent
  • Dublin
  • Country: Republic of Ireland
  • Address Region: City of Dublin


Are you an experienced and passionate Finance professional and thrive on playing a key role in maximising a Company’s financial growth and making a real difference? If so, we are looking to recruit a highly motivated Finance Business Partner to fulfil an exciting, newly formed position within our Logistics division. 
Be part of our growth and success
With a current Group turnover of EUR2.3bn, DFDS are one of the largest Shipping & Logistics leaders in Europe. Looking after a part of our overall Logistics division, this role will look to cover several sites throughout Ireland which currently turnover approximately EUR90m. The successful candidate will be a key member of the leadership team, reporting into the Managing Director and be empowered to work flexibly in terms of location and hours with a formal base at our Dublin location.
This is a fantastic opportunity for a passionate individual with a growth mindset who can partner and represent the business in multiple ways from leading contractual commercial negotiations from stage one to translating data into insights and actions to gain improved financial results.  This individual will bring a strong commercial focus and the ability to use business acumen to provide incisive commentary on the business. They should be “hands-on”, prepared to be involved in all aspects of the business and work as part of a small cohesive team to drive the business plan, whilst ensuring robust governance and control. The ability to operate at both a strategic and granular level is important.
What you will be responsible for:

Ensure the finance function is organised and efficient, particularly in relation to accurate and timely KPI and financial reporting
Develop understanding of the business context associated with value creation, translate financial and non-financial data into business opportunities
Understand the financial challenges and strategically influence them to deliver options to meet financial targets
Drive business performance, continuous productivity improvements and standardisation across the area of responsibility
Accountable for timely and high-quality financial reporting, analysis and metrics to key stakeholders
Driving one set of numbers across all financial reports
Own and provide financial information and expertise to inform and challenge the business strategy
Drive investment plans and budget/forecasting process
Accountable for the analysis and interpretation of financial information to produce forecasts of business, industry and economic conditions
Coach and challenge the organisation to increase financial awareness to enable successful business decision making
Manage and monitor customer profitability and development of key accounts on a regular basis and taking appropriate actions.
Implement and maintain relevant systems, processes and internal controls. 
Liaise efficiently and effectively with colleagues in DFDS Poland to coordinate on transactional financial activities. 
What you will need to be successful
You will be a fully qualified Chartered, ACCA, or CIMA accountant with a track record of working within in a complex multi-site organisation and can demonstrate that you are comfortable advising and supporting with Senior Management business decisions as well as displaying strong partnering, coaching and negotiation skills. You will have a track record of driving change and improvements across people and process. If you believe you are the ideal candidate for this role, please submit your CV and application in English by sending an email to (url removed) as we will evaluate applications on an ongoing basis.  If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please contact (url removed). DFDS is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applicants from all backgrounds. #WeMoveforAlltoGrow.


Job Type: Permanent

Location: Dublin

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