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Financial Controller - Manufacturing

  • Location: County Leitrim
  • Job Type:Permanent

Our client based in Leitrim, a global provider for medical device design and manufacturing require a Financial Controller to join their team. Innovation is at the core of the company, and they are proud of their industry-leading quality, lean manufacturing, and focus on innovation in products and processing technologies. This role provides lots of opportunity to learn, develop, and grow your career. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Financial Strategy: Develop and implement financial strategies that align with the company's long-term objectives and growth plans. Work closely with senior leadership teams to contribute to the overall growth and success of the business.

  • Budgeting and Forecasting: Lead the annual budgeting process, collaborate with department heads to establish financial targets, and provide regular financial forecasting to support decision-making.

  • Financial Reporting: Prepare accurate and timely financial statements, including income statements, balance sheets, and cash flow statements, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulation.

  • Cost Management: Monitor and control costs throughout the organization, identifying opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements. cost accounting, including the ability to analyze product costs, cost variances, and cost control strategies.

  • Cash Management: Manage cash flow and liquidity, optimizing working capital and investment strategies.

  • Financial Analysis: Conduct in-depth financial analysis, including variance analysis, trend analysis, and scenario planning, to support strategic decision-making.

  • Team Leadership: Provide leadership and mentorship to the finance team, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.

  • Audit and Taxation: Coordinate external audits and liaise with tax authorities to ensure compliance with tax regulations and minimize tax liabilities.

  • Risk Management: Identify financial risks and develop strategies to mitigate them.

  • Financial Compliance: Ensure compliance with industry-specific regulations, financial reporting requirements for medical device companies, and oversee internal controls.

  • Government Liaison: Collaborate with various state authorities to explore and access government support programs and incentives, ensuring the company maximizes available benefits.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Foster collaboration with other departments, such as R&D, NPI, Operations and Quality, to ensure financial alignment with broader organizational goals.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Qualified accountant with a minimum 10 years PQE (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

  • Experience in a similar role within a manufacturing organisation preferably medical device.

  • Exceptional leadership and team management skills

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Ability to meet and establish deadlines.

  • Flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.

  • Strong influencing and interpersonal skills with a can-do attitude, capable of building strong relationships both internally and externally.

  • Proficient in financial software such as SAP or other ERP systems, with advanced excel skills.

  • Commercial mindset & strategic thinker

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Aideen Cummins.