Commercial Analyst

  • Fenergo
  • Dublin, Ireland
  • 15/05/2024
Full time Forex Fintech Analysts

Job Description

Fenergo exists for one reason and that is to better enable financial institutions to onboard and service their customers digitally, safely, and compliantly. One very simple reason for being. And there are 850 of us at Fenergo who wake up every day thinking about how to improve the customer onboarding experience through technology. And we are the best in the world at it. Which is why we count 32 of the top 50 financial institutions amongst our customers. It is also why we are consistently ranked as #1 in Customer Lifecycle Management and why we count some of the world’s top companies as our technology partners, Salesforce, IBM, PWC, Accenture, DXC to name but a few. French and UK private equity firms have recently acquired a majority stake in Fenergo, valuing the business at over $1bn, and are looking to scale the business globally. Headquartered in Dublin, Ireland, Fenergo has offices in North America (Boston, New York and Toronto), UK (London), Spain (Madrid), Poland (Wroclaw), Asia Pacific (Sydney, Melbourne, Singapore, Hong Kong and Tokyo) and UAE (Dubai).

What does this role entail?

Due to our continued growth, we are currently seeking a Commercial Analyst to join our dynamic Finance team. This role will report to our FP&A function and will be instrumental in providing insightful analysis and strategic recommendations to support key business decisions and optimize financial performance. The ideal candidate will require a deep understanding of financial principles as well as a keen business acumen to drive value creation across various functions and departments.

Your responsibilities

  • Collaborate with Fenergo’s functions to define weekly/monthly key reports crucial for driving decision-making processes for the leadership team.
  • Leveraging our data lake and source systems to clean, analyse, and compile data into easily digestible, meaningful reports.
  • Lead automation efforts to ensure timely delivery of reports, minimizing manual efforts and enhancing efficiency. Regularly review the effectiveness of existing reporting and insights, providing input that enables their continuous improvement.
  • Report on financial and key business performance metrics, and continuously review and assess performance.
  • Support the enterprise-wide budget, forecasting, and longer-term strategic planning processes, building the necessary models, outputs, and insights that supplement those. Lead any relevant sub-components or key analysis of the broader budgeting and forecasting processes as required.
  • Prepare supplemental Senior Leader and Board presentations, in addition to other strategic material as needed to support key decision making and strategic priorities.
  • Partner with the broader Finance team and other key stakeholders in the business to help them understand, plan for, and action insights garnered in the FP&A team. Provide expertise as relevant to improve the understanding of business performance.
  • Provide financial and non-financial scenario analysis, strategic decision support, market research, and competitor analysis as required.
  • Act as a bridge and commercial advisor between different functions across of the company (Client Success, Go to Market, Product, and technical (data lake) teams).

Key Expectations

  • Excellent school and undergraduate academics, with a BA in Finance, Business, Economics (or equivalent), Mathematics, or Engineering preferred.
  • Prior related experience in an analyst or senior analyst role in an FP&A team in a fast-growing SaaS business with experience desired.
  • Possess a robust foundation in data science with expertise in Excel, and mastery data modelling, and advantage to have coding or data science skills (SQL).
  • Demonstrable success in being able to critically evaluate data to derive actionable insights, adept at simplifying complex data insights into compelling outputs using tools like PowerBI and Executive and Senior leader presentations.
  • Demonstrate strong analytical skills to compile, structure, examine, and present substantial data sets accurately and comprehensively.
  • Prior related experience in financial and non-financial analytics, financial budgeting and forecasting essential (SaaS experience with a strong understanding and application of key SaaS KPI’s preferrable).
  • Record of leveraging data to influence business decision making, with a high aptitude for problem solving and financial modelling. Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills highly advantageous. Effective communicator with the ability to distil information from data level to management consumption.
  • Detail-oriented and organised, with focus on accuracy and completeness; thrives in fast-paced environment while balancing multiple tasks.

Differentiating Experience

  • Proficient in automating report generation processes to reduce manual efforts, leveraging tools across the Microsoft stack.
  • Advanced Excel (complex modelling skills), PowerPoint and PowerBI experience a major plus.
  • Masters in relevant field (Finance, Business, Economics (or equivalent), Mathematics, or Engineering) advantageous.
  • CA (or equivalent) qualification, with first time pass and excellent academics advantageous.
  • Any (or all) of Transformation, Lean, and Multi-year strategic planning experience advantageous but not essential.

Our promise to you

We are striving to become global leaders across all of the categories we operate in and as part of that we are a high-performing highly collaborative team that works cross functionally to accommodate our clients needs.

What we value is at the CORE of how we succeed:

· Collaboration: Working together to achieve our best

· Outcomes: Drive Success in every engagement

· Respect: A collective feeling of inclusion and belonging

· Excellence: Continuously raising the bar

What’s in it for you?

  • Healthcare cover through the VHI
  • Company pension contribution
  • Life assurance/ Income protection
  • 23 days annual leave
  • 3 company days
  • Annual bonus opportunity
  • Work From Home set-up allowance
  • Opportunity to work with clients and colleagues on a global scale for a world leader in Client Lifecycle Management
  • Other competitive company benefits, such as flexible working hours, work from home policy, bike to work scheme, sports and social committee, weekly fitness and sports classes and much more
  • Buddy system for all new starters
  • Collaborative working environment
  • Extensive training programs, classroom and online, through ‘Fenergo University’
  • Opportunity to work on a cutting-edge Fintech Product, using the latest of tools and technologies
  • Defined training and role tracking to allow you see and assess your own career development and progress.
  • Active sports and social club
  • State of the art offices in the heart of Dublin’s Docklands with great facilities, canteen and games area

Diversity, Equality, and Inclusivity

Fenergo is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, where all employees are valued, respected, and can reach their full potential. We do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. Our hiring decisions are based solely on qualifications, merit, and business needs. We believe that a diverse workforce enriches our company culture, fosters innovation, and contributes to our overall success. We strive to provide a fair and supportive environment for all employees, promoting equal opportunities for career development and advancement. We encourage all qualified individuals to apply for employment opportunities and join our team in contributing to a collaborative and inclusive work environment.