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Financial Controller

Financial Controller required for well established company in Galway city. Hybrid.

Reporting to senior management team.

Key responsibilities:


  • Reconcile Nominal Ledger accounts
  • Post all Nominal Ledger Journals for wages/depreciation/prepayments/accruals
  • Prepare Detailed Monthly Management Accounts with comparison to budget and to last year
  • Prepare Annual Budgets
  • Prepare Financial Accounts for Audit including all audit schedules
  • Liaise with Auditor regarding year end accounts for SAS and FGP
  • Assist with Management Meeting Minutes and PSA/ISO Audits where necessary
  • Complete and Submit Bi monthly VAT returns
  • Credit Control
  • Post all deposits to the Factoring bank account on QuickBooks,
  • Deal with sales ledger posting queries and issues
  • Complete Company searches as required for new customers.
  • Complete New Supplier Setup forms for new customers
  • Process all purchase ledger transactions and reconcile supplier accounts and pay all suppliers monthly


  • Supervise payroll payments and liaise with accounts assistant regarding payroll queries
  • Deal with all HR Issues, liaising with external bodies e.g. IBEC.
  • Complete monthly PAYE and year end payments to Revenue.


  • Maintain Current Account and draw funds from factoring account to ensure limits not exceeded
  • Reconcile monthly the factoring bank account and the sales ledger with factoring equivalent

Fleet Management:

  • Maintain Fleet Register and add and remove vans from insurance
  • Arrange to and deal with selling vans coming off the fleet
  • Arrange all finance leases on Fleet Vans including early redemption payments and payment queries
  • Source new fleet supplier


  • Liaise with company insurance company to deal with all insurance claims and associates payments
  • Prepare Declarations for Annual Insurance Renewal and liaise with Brokers re same
  • Distribute Certification and Insurance information to customers as necessary


  • Qualified accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • Minimum of 7 years’ of demonstrated experience in a senior finance role, preferably at Financial Controller level.
  • Excellent system skills with advanced Excel (Macros).
  • Strong people management experience
  • Analytical with good problem-solving skills
  • Strong business / commercial acumen
  • Good knowledge of ISO systems and procedures

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Noeleen Stewart.