Finance Manager

Accountancy & Finance
Accountancy & Finance

The Role:

Based in Co. Longford at their world-class manufacturing site, our client is seeking to hire a Finance Manager to join their team at a time of continued expansion and progression. The successful candidate will have proven experience in collecting, analysing, and presenting financial information used to help management make sound business decisions. The role will encompass preparing detailed analyses of both business problems and opportunities, as well as advising on financial implication to the business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of annual budgets and monthly financial forecasts for the plant activities based on the production plan
  • Assist with the preparation of management accounts in a timely & accurate manner
  • Preparation and review of cost centres on a monthly basis, highlighting all variances to plan with commentary
  • Maintain accurate hourly rates and product costs (actual and standard) in line with company policies and analyse variances between actual and standard product costs
  • Report on cost reduction and efficiency improvement proposals
  • Strive to implement a culture of cost control & discipline across all levels of the business
  • Contribute at cross-functional business & operational meetings
  • Represent the department on project teams
  • Implement defined projects in accordance with timeframe & scope
  • Contribute to driving the strategic direction and evolution of the financial model within the business


  • Holder of a professional qualification BSc/BA in accounting or similar field
  • 2/3 years of proven relevant business experience in a manufacturing company
  • Solid understanding of financial planning and management reporting
  • Good knowledge of risk analysis, budgeting and forecasting
  • Good understanding of cost allocation, product costing and reporting
  • Critical thinker with an analytical mind to sound decision making
  • Experience with fully integrated ERP systems, preferably SAP
  • Excellent communicator and presentation skills

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Eoghan Dalton.

(090) 6478108

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Eoghan Dalton
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