Escher powers the world’s first and last-mile deliveries, helping Posts connect nearly 1 billion consumers with global e-commerce networks. Postal operators rely on Escher to deliver an enhanced retail and digital customer experience, to activate new revenue streams, and to realize new delivery economics.

Your Opportunity

We’re looking for a self-motivated and reliable Financial Accounting Analyst. You will be based full-time in our Dublin Office but will provide support to our global team as required. This is a great opportunity for someone with strong analytical and technical skills and a flair for finance partnering. You will need to be someone who enjoys being the go-to member of the team, who loves getting stuck in, and being a key contributor and communicator.

Overview of Role

The successful candidate will be working in a busy multitasking environment with the opportunity to really make a positive impact developing our understanding of the business and the needs of our customers. The successful candidate will be responsible for maintaining our Budgeting & Forecasting models and help drive the budgetary process and will provide vital support across our business functions, and be a key point of contact for queries, solving problems, and providing solutions. The successful candidate will explain financial variances to the business and will be the “financial conscience” when business decisions are being made. This role will report to the FP&A Manager and work closely with the CFO and the wider Executive Leadership team.

 

Key Responsibilities:

Financial Model Maintenance and Development

As the single source of truth for FP&A the model is critical. “Maintain & Develop” the models from end to end

  • Updating the model with actual results each month.
  • Reconciling the model with NetSuite.
  • General maintenance and housekeeping ensuring the integrity of the models at all times

Global Accounts Payable / Accounts Receivable & Reconciliation Specialist

Monthly Variance Analysis

  • Liaise with FP&A Manager on the month-end review process working closely with the
  • Financial Controls team to ensure accurate and timely reporting
  • Understand variance drivers and impact for business, communicate the appropriate level of information to the business leaders.
  • Complete monthly detailed Analytic Reviews of important accounts to understand historic trends and how better to forecast these costs in future

Forecasting/Budgeting

  • Help drive the Budgeting/reforecast process; identify, manage and collate inputs from the business
  • Monthly Rolling Forecast: adapt the model to facilitate meaningful monthly forecasting
  • 5YP; extend the models for a longer horizon.
  • Develop new analysis in models as the business needs evolve
  • Prepare monthly Finance Models for the ultimate parent company as well as being in direct contact for any queries/requests they may have

Commercial

  • Maintain & develop a commercial bid template used for all company pricing
  • Responsibility to review set up of CRM system including approval process chain, FX
  • Currency rates as well as performing other admin duties

Process Improvement

  • Streamline our processes/models to make more time for value-add activities
  • Automate some of our monthly processes such as project profitability reporting
  • Create Reports in ERP & CRM systems that are dynamic and less prone to manual errors

Finance Partnering

  • Supporting management team and the Heads of Department with data-driven analysis such as customer account plans, margin analysis and capex reporting
  • Create Project profitability reports to aid the management team in understanding how the team are performing
  • Liaise with HR weekly to maintain/Forecast staffing costs

Role Requirements

  • Professional Accounting Qualification & 3rd Level Qualification.
  • Previous Financial Accounting experience, 2+ years minimum.
  • Experience in FP&A, Finance Partnering, Commercial Finance
  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, ideally Netsuite, Salesforce, JIRA,
  • Business Intelligence Tools, Financial Planning Tools
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills
  • Efficiency and a positive attitude
  • Ability to think creatively, highly driven, and self-motivated
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized

 Why Join Escher?

Do you want to join a team that is enhancing the customer experience for over 1 billion people and digitally transforming postal operations on a global scale? Our customers are among the largest postal operators and couriers on the planet and our purpose built-customer engagement platform is helping them to profitably engage customers anywhere, anytime.

At Escher, you’ll be part of a global team with employees on four continents supporting customers from across 35 countries. Here, people truly are our greatest strength, and we mean it. At Escher, you’ll have the support of an experienced leadership team and a group of dedicated employees that have been helping postal operators redefine customer engagement for over 25 years.

What We Have to Offer

Escher offers a competitive compensation package, health benefits and training allowance free coffee and snacks, and so much more! Most importantly, a career at Escher is one that is both rich and rewarding with many opportunities and room for growth. This is truly a unique opportunity to be part of an exceptional team, helping to transform some of the biggest organizations in the world, and influencing the future of postal operations. If you’re up for the challenge, we want to hear from you!

Escher is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate and will take affirmative actions and measures to ensure against discrimination in employment, recruitment, advertisements for employment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, religion, creed, disability, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression.

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