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Financial Controller

Ref: 76101

  • 70,000-80,000
  • 18 Nov 2021
  • Cork (Centre)
  • Permanent

Financial Controller

Key Responsibilities

  • Daily/Weekly/Monthly Commercial reporting with insights to the business to drive proactive and good decision making.
  • Provide the Executive with easy to follow clear, accurate, and timely monthly financial information, highlighting the important insights and challenges for a strategic planning and decision-making perspective.
  • Play a leading role in the preparation of the annual budgeting and 3-year planning process ensuring it is aligned to the growth objectives of the business and associated strategies, which encompasses the business requirement for a rolling budget to accommodates seasonal buying and re-forecasting during the year as the need arises.
  • Partnering with the channel owners and heads of departments to provide insights on opportunities to gain experience the business through customer acquisition, margin improvement, effective cost management, ROI analysis, cash management and process improvements.
  • Partnering with the channel owners and heads of department in the use of internal and external data to drive enhanced business performance.
  • Implementation of a best practice culture to ensure accuracy in all reporting, through enhancement of controls, leveraging of existing technology, process improvements and automation through new technology.
  • Evaluation and implementation of effective Financial Systems and Internal Controls to ensure that they protect the assets, profitability, and cash flow.
  • Ensure best practise in corporate governance providing clear direction and guidance in this area to the finance team and wider business.
  • Maintenance of the business risk register of the organisation with associated mitigation in place to minimise the exposure of the business.
  • Ensure that the company operates within the law and complies fully with corporate, regulatory and employment legislation.
  • Attend and contribute effectively to departmental and company executive meetings


  • Qualified accountant with a relevant post graduate qualification
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience of reporting at a senior finance level i.e., FD or FC
  • Minimum 5 years’ people management experience
  • Detail orientated, highly organised, flexible, and efficient
  • Ability to manage own workload and prioritise effectively.
  • Ability to effectively manage and coach direct reports
  • Ability to influence decision making process through clear presentation of financials
  • To work independently and in a team
  • To provide accurate information and meet deadlines
  • Able to use own initiative and expertise of others to identify new solutions
  • Proven innovations and achievements at commercial and operational level
  • Proven ability to work well with others in a team-based organisation with a focus on results
  • Strong up to date knowledge of Accounting & Taxation, Corporate Governance, Company Law, Statutory Law & Employment Law.

Remuneration Package

70,000 to 75,000 base plus benefits
To discuss this role further or other accountancy jobs please contact Tom Wilkinson on 021 2376300 or by email or click the apply button.

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