Finance director and CFO jobs

At Hays, we have active engagement with the leadership and executives of organisations.

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Finance director and CFO jobs

At Hays, we have active engagement with the leadership and executives of organisations.

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Our recruitment experience in finance director and CFO jobs

We have over 500 specialist recruitment experts across Ireland and the UK who will help you achieve your career ambitions. We place accountancy and financial candidates in the full breadth of public sector functions including healthcare, local government and central government, social housing and charities. Browse our list of finance roles and find a job that fits. 

At Hays, we find a candidate a fantastic new job in finance every ten minutes. We have 500 consultants who are specialists in accountancy and finance recruitment across Ireland and the UK, with a finance specialist in every single Hays branch ready to help you shape your future. We also register over 1,500 new finance roles every four weeks, providing enough capacity and variety to ensure you find your dream role with us. 

“I wanted to personally thank you for going above and beyond in your role to secure me the position of payroll supervisor. Hays really do look after their candidates.” – Successful Hays candidate.  

Our finance recruiters are dedicated to finding you a temporary, interim, or permanent role you’ll thrive in with one of our hundreds of employers and organisations.  

Browse the finance director and cfo roles that we have available today.


Finance director and CFO employers we recruit for 

We are experts in staffing for full-time, contract and contract-to-hire positions in accounting and finance jobs within commerce and industry, not for profit, public sector and in-house positions within professional services. Discover a host of finance leadership job opportunities across Ireland and the UK thanks to our extensive database of employers. 

We have finance roles suitable for all types of senior managers and leaders, with some of the top positions including: finance director, deputy finance director, group finance director, CFO, group financial controller, head of financial controls, head of financial planning & analysis, head of shared services and more. 




This is a high-earning role within the finance industry, so you can expect an average salary to sit around €95,000-€130,000 per annum in Ireland.

The average salary for a chief financial officer in the UK is higher than the finance director at €135,000 per annum. Professionals in this role can earn €120,000-€160,000, depending on the experience and skill set of the professional and the location of the employer. This can also be similar for group finance director positions in a large corporate business.  

You’ll be required to have a variety of skills before you can become a finance director, including good technical accounting knowledge, commercial and business awareness, strategic planning, risk management, data presentation skills, excellent people skills, strong communication skills and beyond.