Financial Analyst

Ireland / UK, (open to elsewhere)

The Role

Cement production is responsible for 8% of global CO2 emissions, more than aviation, shipping, and long-haul trucking combined. Ecocem is shaping the future of low carbon cement with ambitions to deliver a 50% cut in CO2 emissions from cement by 2030. As part of our focus on continued growth, we are looking to recruit a Financial Analyst who will contribute to developing the strategy for future growth at a global level.

This is a rare opportunity to join a rapidly expanding, venture backed business that can change the world for the better. You will be working in a high-performing, entrepreneurial, talent-focused and innovation driven business. This role provides an excellent opportunity for an initiative-taking and driven individual to have a significant impact in a brief time.

Ecocem, established in 2002, has grown our presence in Northwest Europe to become the leading independent supplier of high performance, low-carbon materials technology in our sector. Enabled by strong leadership, large investor support from global organisations, and a world leading innovation programme, Ecocem has seen significant growth in demand for its innovative technologies and products.

The role requires the provision of strong financial analysis and modelling, market research and analysis, and development of presentations and reports required to support senior management’s ambitious plans to expand the company at a global level.


  • Create and maintain complex financial models, incorporating the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow.
  • Work across business functions and international teams to understand operations, costs structures and commercial opportunities, with an ability to clearly reflect key aspects in the financial model for scenario planning and forecasting.
  • Complete desktop market and industry research, gathering and analysing, and continually updating, key metrics for existing and new target markets.
  • Interpret financial model output, in conjunction with other qualitative research, to provide clear and reasoned recommendations to senior management.
  • Present concise analysis on a range of topics to a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Undertake ad hoc analysis, performing specific analysis on a project-by-project basis as required.

Required Experience and Qualifications

  • Excellent financial modelling and analytical skills with proven track record in developing models.
  • An understanding of management accounting and financial statements (preparation of income statement, balance sheet and cash flow).
  • Advanced level Excel skills.
  • Experience in sustainability a plus, particularly at EU level.
  • 5+ years’ experience.
  • Business Degree required or another relevant field.

Personal Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – the ability to work effectively across multiple functions and diverse cultures and build necessary relationships.
  • Self-motivated with ability to work independently and on own initiative.
  • An innate curiosity and desire to delve into, and become a subject expert, on a range of topics.
  • Methodical, with excellent diligence and high levels of accuracy.
  • “Can-do” and “Right First Time” attitude with a desire to learn.
  • Capacity to collaborate with people at all levels across the business with an ability to ask clarifying questions to managers and teams to shore up the business plan assumptions.
  • Resilient and adaptable to change.

What we offer

  • A competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health care and retirement planning.
  • Generous holiday allowance.
  • Remote or Hybrid working.
  • An environment which recognises talent and enables it to flourish.
  • Career making learning and development opportunities.

To apply please send an up to date CV: [email protected]