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Outstanding opportunity for an ambitious finance executive to join the leadership team of a fast-growing Galway-based online retailer, as it embarks on an aggressive international market expansion strategy. Having recently taken on PE funding, the business is well geared up for growth and development and is now of a scale to hire a CFO to support the next phase of growth. Role will involve:

  • Playing an instrumental role in helping support strategic financial decision-making to accelerate expansion of business operations
  • Implementing KPI and meaningful management reporting as required for PE investors and the Board, and for supporting sales and operations
  • Adopting a hands-on approach, taking full ownership of the accounting and finance function – initially taking the currently outsourced finance function in-house, and building an accounting infrastructure capable of supporting the business in a high growth, international environment
  • Managing and further developing relationships with third parties, including banks, advisors, investors and auditors
  • Presenting to Board and Investors
  • Ad-hoc project work will be broad, varied and ongoing as company expands, eg. HR, Legal, M&A, Systems development


Requirements for this Role

Ideal candidate will have the following background:

  • A first-rate professionally trained Qualified Accountant with high-energy levels and the ability to thrive in PE, high growth environment
  • Excellent academic track record and a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Digital online retail background preferably, with a good understanding of e-commerce
  • Comfortable being hands-on, yet able to contribute at a strategic level
  • Commercial savvy with strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • International experience definite plus


About Our Client

Our client is a fast-growing, highly successful Galway-based online retailer, preparing to embark on period of further rapid and growth and expansion.


Highly attractive remuneration package.