Financial Controller

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Job Description

Outstanding Financial Controller opportunity with a leading Irish retail group, with a strong brand and excellent track growth track record to date. As a key member of the senior management team and reporting to the Commercial Director, role will involve:

  • Leading and developing a finance team of eight, fully qualified and part-qualified Accountants
  • Managing all aspects of running a fast-paced finance function
  • Financial reporting for the Group – consolidating accounts for multiple legal entities, ensuring tax compliance and acting as key liaison with auditors and tax advisers
  • Management reporting and preparation of reporting pack with analysis and commentary
  • Attending and presenting at Board meetings
  • KPI reporting & analysis – store profitability, margins, working capital, logistics, e-commerce, stock, identification of trends and variances. 
  • Preparation of annual budget and forecasts
  • Cash-flow management and capex reporting
  • Assisting with business case preparation and reviews for store expansions
  • Systems – finance lead for business transformation project involving an ERP implementation
  • Ad-hoc project work will be ongoing

Requirements for this Role

Successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Qualified Accountant, with min 3-5 years PQE at Controller level
  • Strong leaderships skills
  • Strong commercial acumen, preferable for retail/ FMCG experience
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and business partnering skills

About Our Client

Highly attractive remuneration package will apply


Our client is a fast-growing Irish retail Group