Financial Controller – Sligo | Collins McNicholas

Financial Controller – Sligo

  • Reference: SJ44820
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location: Leitrim, Mayo, Sligo
  • Category: Accountancy & Finance

Our client based in Sligo require an experienced Financial Controller. Reporting to the General Manager, the Financial Controller will lead and manage a team of 2 full time staff. The position holds overall responsibility for the entire Finance Department and all its functions. This is an ideal opportunity for an experienced accountant. 

Responsibilities will include:

  • Preparation of weekly and monthly accounts to strict deadlines
  • Managing and preparing weekly/monthly cash flow projections & weekly/monthly forecasts
  • To compile the annual budget
  • To compile any other reports the company requires in assisting with the proper management of the business
  • To ensure the highest possible accounting standards & systems are practiced
  • To prepare year end accounts for the annual audit & to provide support to ensure the external audit process are successfully completed by the assigned deadlines
  • To reconcile all control accounts, including verification of balances & resolution of outstanding items
  • To comply with the Finance Acts & any other relevant legislation
  • Preparation of statutory tax returns including VAT returns as well as P35s, CSO returns etc
  • Manage the payroll function for all employees, including payroll forecasting and processing.
  • To exhibit the key competencies of teamwork, planning & organising, leading for results, problem solving, customer service focus, financial awareness, strategic thinking & effective communication
  • To carry out any other reasonable management request

The ideal candidate:

  • You will be a qualified accountant or have a relevant qualification and have a minimum of 3 years industry experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the hotel industry would be an advantage
  • You will be well presented & able to deal with the demands of a high profile role
  • You will be a strong communicator, proficient in English, preferably with previous people management experience
  • You will have a proven background in financial analysis and a strong system knowledge
  • You will be proficient in IT skills including Sage, Excel, and Word as well as hotel IT systems Micros and Opera

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins on 071-9140252 or email

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