Head of Finance

Dublin South
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Job Description

Excellent opportunity for an ambitious, dynamic finance executive to join the fast-growing finance function of a high-profile Irish services company during an exciting time in its development. Reporting to the CFO, role will involve:

  • Financial Reporting – supervising the delivery of all financial reporting activities for the Group including annual returns, profit & loss and balance sheet reports, annual accounts, tax returns, annual audit, local statutory reporting requirements
  • Process improvement – enabling insightful management reporting, and KPI reporting (trends, metrics and financial reports, qualitative analysis and commentary), enabling faster decision making
  • Management Reporting – Provision of management accounts and related reports to the senior management team and Board
  • Operational Performance – Driving through margin improvement, cost reduction and increased profitability
  • Budgeting & Forecasting – Playing a lead role in coordinating the annual budget, planning and forecasting
  • Working capital management and cash-flow forecasting
  • Expansion – working with the Group Finance Director on a range of exciting initiatives
  • Leadership – developing, managing and further growing a first-rate large finance team comprising a Financial Controller, Cost Accountants, Financial Reporting Accountants and a transaction processing team

Requirements for this Role

Successful candidate will be a first-rate qualified Accountant with:

  • Chartered Accountant with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE, with a Big 4 training background
  • Senior financial and management experience at Controller level minimum
  • Strong academic track record, and strong technical accounting skills
  • IT systems experience and IT Skills
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

About Our Client

Our client is a highly profitable, growing services Group with HQ in South Dublin.


Salary c. €120k and competitive benefits.