We are looking to hire an experienced Financial Controller on behalf of one of our well established clients, to undertake all aspects of financial management, including corporate accounting, regulatory and financial reporting, budget, and forecasts preparation, as well as development of internal control policies and procedures.
This position reports to the Managing Director and will be a senior financial position in the

The successful candidate will lead and oversee the day-to-day activities of the Finance Team
and ensure the companies finance functions are efficient and operate to tight monthly
deadlines and focus on continuous improvement of the finance function.

• Manage all accounting operations including accounts payable and receivable, payroll, and banking.
• Coordinate and direct the preparation of the budget and financial forecasts and report variances.
• Prepare and publish timely monthly financial statements to include P&L report,
debtors and creditors report, and cash flow forecast.
• Develop activity based standard costing.
• Review costings to ensure the most cost-effective processes are in place.
• Prepare statutory accounts with full supporting schedules in preparation for external audit.
• Research technical accounting issues for compliance.
• Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
• Prepare Revenue returns for VAT and payroll tax and other statistical returns as required.
• Develop and document business processes and accounting policies to maintain and strengthen internal controls.
• Manage and develop the finance team.
• Any other ad-hoc responsibilities as assigned to you.

Requirements and skills:
• Experience working at Financial Controller level.
• 7+ years of overall combined accounting and finance experience
• A recognised accountancy qualification i.e. ACCA, CAI, or CIMA
• Proficient Excel skills
• Ability to drive continuous improvement and embrace change.
• People management experience.
• Experience working with Collsoft and Sage 50.

The duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description are neither definitive nor
restrictive and may change in detail from time-to-time to meet the changing needs of the


For more information Contact Leona at Arcon Recruitment
Leona Walsh Recruitment Consultant at Arcon Recruitment

Leona Walsh

Recruitment Consultant

Leona is the most recent addition to the Arcon Recruitment team. A Castlebar native She is a business graduate of  GMIT and brings with her valuable experience in the hospitality sector. Leona currently provides support to the admin / accounts division and spends a lot of her

day liaising with new and existing candidates.  

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