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Financial Controller - Galway

Financial Controller required with 5 plus years post qualification experience in a multinational environment. Galway city. Hybrid role.



  • The provision of accounting services to the OUS region including transaction processing, general accounting and reporting.
  • Play a lead finance role in the further growth and development of the business.
  • Ability to quickly establish credibility and engage with external and internal stakeholders at all levels.
  • Possess strong technical accounting knowledge.
  • Transition of accounting processes to the Galway site.
  • Manage on-site and remote working teams.
  • Transition of accounting processes to SAP.
  • Ability to lead relevant projects within current day to day role.
  • Responsible for standardizing and implementing policies & procedures to drive compliance, efficiency and improved business productivity.
  • Establish and implement appropriate internal controls and accounting policies in areas such as Revenue Recognition.
  • Build strong collaborative working relationships with local and US teams.
  • Responsible for communicating and implementing policies, operational controls and procedures to ensure an efficient and accurate service to customers across the region.
  • Contribution to the definition of service standards and continuous management of service level agreements.
  • Contribute to the definition and maintenance of KPI's and SLA’s.
  • Financial Analysis, including month end review of business unit performance.
  • Cash forecasting.




  • 5+ years post qualification experience (PQE) in a multi-national environment.
  • A big-4 trained and qualified Accountant ACA, CIMA, ACCA with a Bachelors Degree.
  • Knowledge of US GAAP, FRS102 and IFRS.
  • Preferably have a track record in change management and project management experience.
  • Strong analytical capability and an ability to appreciate the commercial impact of accounting issues.
  • Experience of remote team management and development.
  • Knowledge of SAP / SAGE ERP systems is essential.
  • Strong controls background including SOX and Internal Audit exposure.
  • Flexibility for travel for business purposes.

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

091 706712