Interim Group Financial Controller

Location: Dublin North, Dublin
Salary: €85000 - €100000 per annum
Posted: over 1 year ago
Role type: Contract
Industry: Financial Leaders & Executives
Contact name: Clair Schindler
Contact email: clair.schindler@hrmrecruit.com

Job description

Our client an internationally renowned third level education facility with a turnover of €230 million are seeking a Group Financial Controller on an interim basis for 3 months.

The Group Financial Controller will have direct line responsibility for the University's financial accounting function and all aspects of the financial and management accounting function for the commercial group of subsidiary companies.


  • Managing teams to co-ordinate and deliver on internal and external reporting requirements
  • Provide leadership to the accounting teams on technical accounting matters
  • Preparation and analysis of Financial Statements
  • Full responsibility for the subsidiary group companies' budget and financial reporting cycle
  • Preparation of Subsidiary Board trading updates and commentary papers
  • Preparation of financial forecasts for the group
  • Oversee the annual audit engagement with the statutory auditor
  • Responsibility for group taxation affairs, both domestic and international, and liaising closely with the corporate tax advisers
  • Ensuring financial controls are effective and being appropriately applied
  • Providing leadership to the accounting teams
  • Identifying projects across the Finance Office as part of the continuous improvement program
  • Management of the treasury function, including cash forecasting
  • Presenting as required to management groups and subsidiary company Boards
  • Managing and supporting teams to ensure that staff receive continuing training and development

To be considered:

  • Qualified accountant with 7 years relevant post qualification experience in a similar senior role in an organisation with similar scale and complexity
  • Excellent technical accounting skills
  • Strong commercial acumen with a demonstrable track record in commercial projects
  • Demonstrable experience working in a complex environment with a record of success
  • Board Level experience
  • Project management and delivery experience
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage teams within a fast paced dynamic and changing environment
  • Ability to produce insightful reports and disseminate key information to support decision making
  • Demonstrable track record of implementing change through technology to achieve continuous service improvement
  • Ability to achieve tight deadlines
  • Good working knowledge of Irish tax legislation

Salary: up to €100,000 base/€440 per day

To discover more about this opportunity, apply now or contact Clair Schindler on 01-6321881 for a confidential discussion.


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