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Group Financial Controller

Ref: 79443

  • 80,000-100,000
  • 11 Jul 2023
  • Carlow
  • Permanent

Group Financial Controller

Location: Carlow, Ireland

Company Description: We are a dynamic and rapidly growing organisation based in Carlow, Ireland, with a group of companies specialising on hospitality, construction and property. With a strong commitment to innovation and excellence, we have established ourselves as a leader in our field. As part of our expansion plans, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Group Financial Controller to join our team and play a pivotal role in driving our financial success.

Role Overview: As the Group Financial Controller, you will be responsible for overseeing all financial activities and providing strategic financial guidance to support our company's growth and profitability. You will lead the finance team and work closely with senior management to ensure accurate financial reporting, strong internal controls, and effective financial decision-making.


Financial Planning and Analysis:
  • Develop and implement financial strategies, policies, and procedures to support the company's objectives.
  • Prepare and analyze financial reports, budgets, and forecasts to identify trends, risks, and opportunities.
  • Provide financial insights and recommendations to senior management for strategic planning and decision-making
  • Financial Reporting and Compliance:
  • Oversee the preparation and review of financial statements, ensuring compliance with relevant accounting standards and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and timely reporting of financial results to stakeholders, including management, investors, and external auditors.
  • Monitor and improve internal controls to safeguard company assets and ensure financial integrity.
  • Team Leadership and Development:
  • Lead and mentor the finance team, fostering a culture of high performance, collaboration, and continuous improvement.
  • Cash Flow Management:
  • Monitor and manage cash flow, liquidity, and working capital to optimize financial resources and support day-to-day operations.
  • Develop and implement effective cash flow forecasting models to support operational needs and investment decisions.
  1. Relationship Management:
  • Collaborate with external stakeholders, including banks, auditors, tax advisors, and regulatory bodies, to ensure compliance and manage financial relationships effectively.
  • Build strong relationships with internal stakeholders, including senior management and department heads, to provide financial insights and support strategic initiatives.

Qualifications and Requirements:
  • Professional accounting qualification (e.g., CPA, ACCA, CIMA)
  • Proven experience in financial management role, preferably within construction/hospitality or similar industry.
  • Strong knowledge of accounting principles, financial reporting standards, and regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrated experience in financial planning, analysis, and cash flow management.
  • Proficiency in financial software and advanced MS Excel skills.
  • Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple priorities.

To discuss this role further or other accountancy jobs please contact Jean O'Donovan on 01 5927846 or by email or click the apply button

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