Accountancy & Finance JobsBusiness Advisor

  • CJ51224
  • Temporary/Contract
  • Kilkenny, Leinster

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Collins McNicholas

This is an exciting and varied role for an experienced business/finance professional in pursuit of a new challenging opportunity in a developing organization!!


Role Responsibilities:

  • Implement a case management process that profiles organizations and analyses capacity in terms of management, governance, and finances.
  • Provide business mentoring, support and coaching to organizations through a variety of mediums -on-site visits, workshops, clinics and training events.
  • Liaise with local City/County Childcare Committees and other key stakeholders to support organizations.
  • Identify and provide feedback regarding identified risks and trends and make recommendations regarding supports and training requirements and how issues can be addressed or prevented.
  • Oversee and monitor the performance of organizations throughout their life cycle
  • Appraise applications, business plans and strategic plans across a range of Early Years Programmes

Critical Experiences Required:

  • Experience in providing business mentoring & in evaluating business models, financial viability and developing business/action plans.
  • Strong understanding and experience of not for profit/community organizations
  • Experience in implementing strategies to improve board governance, financial and organizational management and to manage conflicts/disputes.
  • Experience in evaluating applications for funding or annual/strategic plans
  • Experience in the delivery of training and supports in the community/ voluntary and/or statutory sectors
  • Proficient in MS packages e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook, programme databases, and SharePoint portals
  • Experience and proficiency in Customer Relations Management (CRM) systems



  • Relevant Third Level qualification (e.g. Degree) in business, finance, community development or equivalent, is essential.

**Full detailed job description available upon request**

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Lauren McCarthy.


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