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Group Finance Director

Ref: 75688

  • €150,000 to €180,000
  • 14 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (North)
  • Permanent

Group Finance Director

About the Company

This global Group is at an exciting time in its history.  Currently growing at an ambitious pace, through both acquisitions and organic growth, the Group is going through a major programme of change.  The Group has always been at the forefront of innovation and continues to do so through the development of sustainable solutions which is at the heart of its expansion.

About the Position

The Group Finance Director will form part of the Senior Leadership Team and will play a key part in driving Group strategy.  The role will require an experienced Finance leader capable of leading major transformation in the function across systems, process and culture.

This role will report directly to the Group CFO and will form critical stakeholder relationships with the Group Executive Team and Divisional CFOs.

The role will be based in Dublin and require travel across Group locations in Europe, North America and Australia.

Key Responsibilities


  • Lead, develop and motivate the team in the finance function - both the group team and across the divisions to enhance their capability. The overall development of the team and the promotion of a performance culture are important aspects of the role.
  • Ensure that there are processes in place within the finance function to identify and develop high potential individuals and to provide for succession planning for key positions in finance.
  • Leading change for the function along with the divisional CFOs across the entire group.
  • Be the finance leader across the group to shape and implement its finance strategy.

Commercial Performance

  • Driving the commercial performance of the group through best practice FP&A processes people and systems as well as developing and rolling out a commercially focused business partnering model for the entire finance organisation.
  • Work with the group executive team to continue to evolve the KPIs used in the business to ensure that they are both measuring and optimising the operational performance across the entire group.


  • Responsible for the financial integrity of the information reported to the group.
  • Develop and improve financial planning, analysis and forecasting within the division and to group.
  • Responsible for managing and maintaining the required high level of effective controls, given the scale and continued growth of the organisation. In addition, all aspects of compliance, including financial, regulatory, commercial and tax.


  • Work closely with the Group Executive to support the analysis of and shape the strategy for the group as well as the individual divisions. The strategy will grow the profitability of the group both organically and by acquisition while maintaining discipline on its returns. 


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, ACMA, CPA or similar) with minimum 10 years’ post qualified experience.
  • Experienced Finance leader within a large, complex multinational organisation with multiple locations.
  • Experience in a manufacturing, FMCG, retail or similar industries with a sales and marketing focus
  • Commercially focused with a track record of contributing to the development and delivery of strategy
  • Experience leading complex change and transformation projects

Remuneration Package

Highly competitive

For a confidential and discreet conversation to understand more about this role, please contact Warren Hilton on + 353 1 592 7882 or email or apply via link