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Financial Controller | Waterford

Our client, a global operations manufacturing company has a requirement for an experienced Financial Controller to lead their Finance team.

What are the unique selling points of this opportunity? "We are very proud of the culture we have built over a 40+ year period. There is a real family feel to the working environment but it is also a constantly changing environment where continuous improvement is at the forefront of our values".

In this role, you will sit on the Site Leadership Team and manage a high-performing team of 3 direct reports and a broader team of 10. Great scope for significant strategic input.

Overview of Main Responsibilities (full job description available on request):

  • Manage financial activities for the site while driving effectiveness, utilization, and cost reduction
  • Ensure an adequate control environment exists, and all corporate accounting policies, regulatory reporting requirements, and compliance measures are adhered to
  • Develop, implement and realise plant strategic plans with the senior leadership team
  • Collaborate with on company business plan
  • Partner with Continuous Improvement team on Lean initiatives
  • Collaborate with the local site leadership team on achieving annual plant objectives and strategic goal deployment
  • Monthly management reporting, forecasting, annual budgeting, AP, AR, Taxation, Annual Statutory Accounts, etc.
  • Performance reporting, product pricing, and costing activities including absorption costing, variance analysis, product profitability, etc.
  • Manage capital budgeting and working capital for the site
  • Manage local legal, insurance, external auditors, banking, and pension administrators
  • Develop the team as well as performance management
  • Manage and develop a working relationship with the local site leadership team and global sites

What the ideal candidate looks like:

  • 7+ years PQE with a minimum 3 years experience in a senior-level position within a manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to one or more of the following: Operations, Supply Chain, Lean Manufacturing

What you will get in return:

  • Competitive Senior Level Salary
  • 25% Performance Related Bonus
  • Car Allowance
  • Health Insurance (employee and family full-cover)
  • Pension Contribution
  • Death-in-service benefit
  • Income continuance benefit

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Michael O’Brien.