Head of Finance

  • Job type

  • Location

  • Working Pattern

  • Specialism

    Finance Directors And Financial Controllers
  • Industry

    Scientific and R&D
  • Pay

    €80K-€90K + excellent benefits

Diverse role for an experienced Financial Controller with strong staff management and inter-personal skills

Do you want to work in the Public Sector ?

Leading Dublin based service provider with a national remit require an experienced Qualified Accountant to join their Senior Management team. As a senior finance professional you will have overall responsibility for the management of the finance and procurement functions, whilst managing a team of 10+ staff.

Key tasks will include:

  • Management of various finance functions: AP, AR, Payroll, Costing
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and variance analysis reports
  • Preparation of annual financial accounts and liaison with auditors
  • Activity based costing
  • Cashflow forecasting
  • Management of the annual budget process
  • Management of the organisation's procurement function
  • Preparation of capital grant claims
  • Development of the internal audit function
  • Process improvement and review of internal controls
  • Preparation of reports for internal & external stakeholders
  • Close liaison with funding bodies
  • Attendance at finance committee and monthly board meetings

Ideally, you will be a Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CPA) with 10 years pqe, have strong financial management experience working as part of the senior management team and possess proven staff supervisory skills. You will need to have excellent inter-personal & communication skills too. Public sector experience would be an asset but is not essential, happy to consider candidates from an SME background too

Salary €80K-€90K (depending on experience)

Benefits include: 30 days annual leave, defined benefit pension, on-site parking, group discounted health insurance, subsidised canteen, Hybrid working

If you would like to be considered for this position, please forward your CV to Lorraine Darcy to review, who will then contact you to discuss the role further


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Talk to Lorraine Darcy, the specialist consultant managing this position

Located in Hays Recruitment, Dublin, 26/27a Grafton Street, Dublin, Telephone: 00 3531 5710011
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