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Financial Controller SME - Management Accounting

Financial Controller – Management Accounting – Permanent -

We have an immediate requirement for a Financial Controller to join our client on a permanent basis. Our client is part of a small multinational and are now recruiting a Qualified accountant to manage the financial control and management accounting for their Ireland Entity.

Role Summary

As part of the EMEA Finance and Administration team, you will report to the CFO in the position of Financial Controller and assist with the day-to-day business administration of the Irish business. You will be responsible to manage costs within budgeted targets and oversee all accountancy functions of the Ireland operations. As Financial Controller you will also have responsibilities managing a small team in Ireland.


 Key Duties

Preparation of monthly management accounts and associated reports

Manage all accounting operations include billing, AR, AP, cash management and GL

Ensure that all financial transactions are properly recorded and reported

Develop KPI’s to support decision making

Manage the ongoing control framework within the team and ensure that controls remain appropriate; this includes an ongoing review of business processes and policies

Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances

Manage the Company’s financial reporting obligations with responsibility for preparation and filing of all entity accounts

Research technical accounting issues for compliance

Manage and coordinate the year-end audit process

Manage the Company’s statutory taxation obligations

Manage the Company’s cash flows providing appropriate reporting and analysis to the CFO; this to include an depth analysis of working capital

Identify ways to improve efficiencies and reduce costs across the Company

Team management and mentoring

Additional controller duties and any other duties as required


Skills and Experience

Proven working experience as a Financial Controller / senior management accountant

High level of analytical skills

Professional accounting qualification

Thorough knowledge of accounting principles and procedures

Experience with preparing statutory financial statements

Excellent accounting software user and administration skills with knowledge of Business

Central & Jet Reports an advantage

High attention to detail & self-driven

Deadline-driven, hands-on approach and excellent communication skills.

Interviews in November - this process will move quickly as the requirement to hire is urgent.

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Mary Mullin

01 6620088