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Interim Financial Controller

Dublin North/Meath

Job type
Temporary
Pay
€53.84 Per Hour
Reference
1134108
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Big 4 trained, ACA qualified accountant who has been working in a variety of roles including Management Accountant, Financial Accountant, Systems Accountant, Project Accountant and Finance Director.

Extensive experience across forecasting, account reconciliation, Managing the treasury function. Also has a proven track record in analysing, identifying, testing and implementing changes, which he has been involved in on the majority of his roles.

Candidate has been placed in his 2 most recent positions by me, as a management accountant in a retailer and also as a Financial Controller for an engineering company.

Excellent references already held and candidate is available to interview immediately.

Career History:

Oct 2015 – Present
Confidential Employer (Engineering company)
Interim Financial Controller

Responsibilities:

• Contract position taking over from departing employee.
• Recruitment and installation of replacement candidate.
• Monthly accounts, day to day management of accounts department.
• Implementation of new job costing and accounting software (Evolution M)
• Migration of existing data to Evolution M
• Establishment of reporting structures and staff training.

July 2015 – Oct 2015
Confidential Employer (Irish Retailer)
Management Accountant

Responsibilities:

• Prepare full month end accounts pack including accruals, prepayments, fixed assets, etc.
• Cost variance analysis
• Preparing year end audit file and Liaising with Auditors
• Monitoring and review of debtors ledger
• Assisting in the preparation of the annual budgets
• Month analysis of KPI’s
• Liaising with stakeholders in the development of the stock managements system.
• Monitoring and analysis of movement in stock.
• Month end and year end stock checks
• Work with other departments on development of management reports
• Various ad hoc duties as required

Mar 2014 – May 2015
Confidential Employer
Office Administrator

Responsibilities:
• Setting up systems for lead generation and development of a marketing database.
• Financial Management and accounts preparation.
• Development of policy and procedures statements.
• Training and supervision of staff.

September 2007 – August 2008 (Engineering Company)
Confidential Employer
Systems Accountant - Contract Position.

Responsibilities:
• Develop an automation solution using VB and Access to expedite month end accounting reports.
• Review of the accounts and improving the reporting quality.
• Development of automation solutions (Excel-Macros, Access VBA and VB) to improve performance
• Analysis and documentation of work practices.

May 2007 – June 2007
Confidential Employer (Outsourcing company)
Contract Accountant

• Perform detailed analysis of project Income and expenditures.

March 2007 – April 2007
Confidential Employer (Security Software)
Contract Accountant

• Prepare year end revenue accrual.

October 2006 – February 2007
Confidential Employer (Storage Media)
Financial Analyst – Contract

Responsibilities:
• Establishment of monthly financial reporting systems
• Management of the customer claims department.
• Development of operational systems for claims management

Mar2004 – June2005
Confidential Employer (Property Management Company)
Business Partner

In January 2004, together with two sales colleagues, the candidate started this small freehold property sales and Management Company. They engaged in the sale of freehold properties to overseas clients and management and rentals of Spanish properties to long and short term clients.

Apart from the general role of sales and inventory acquisition the candidate was responsible for the Administration of the business, software development and financial management.

Mar 2002 – Jan 2004
Confidential Employer (Property Management Company)
Financial Consultant

Achievements:
• Prepared consolidated accounts for 6 years for the group.
• Managed audit function and due diligence review for prospective takeover.
• Developed Access based accounts consolidation and review system.
• Introduced strategic planning.

Responsibilities:
• Preparation of accounts to assist prospective purchasers in funding acquisition of the company.
• Introduction of Accounting and Administrative systems.
• Implementation of a complete inventory management system.
• Development of a 5 year business plan.
• Recruitment and staff training.
• Creation of a Financial Controller function.
• Management of IT Systems

Feb 1997 – Mar 2002
Confidential Employer (Real Estate Company)
Financial Director

Achievements:
• Automated accounting systems to produce accounts within 2 days of month end.
• Dealt with all legal and conveyance issues.
• Negotiated financing for the growth of the business from 6 to 12 branches.

Responsibilities:

• Preparation of monthly management accounts.
• Management of the business in the absence of the proprietor.
• Personnel management.
• Managed all Legal and fiscal compliance matters.
• Strategic Planning and forecasting.
• Development of computer systems.

May 1995 – Feb 1997
Confidential Employer (Resort Hotel)
Managing Director

Achievements:
• Established an effective and profitable sales operation.
• Implemented network based sales and receivables administration systems.
• Negotiated the buyout of a minority partner.

Responsibilities:

• Management of the hotel and timeshare sales operation.
• Personnel management.
• Strategic Planning and forecasting.
• Development of computer systems.

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