Financial Controller

  • Competitive salary & benefits package
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland Dublin Leinster IE
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Paragon Executive
  • 18 Apr 18 2018-04-18

Irish PLC operating in the manufacturing sector is looking for a BIG 4 trained accountant with industry experience to join their German operation of a new division within this highly acquisitive group. MUST HAVE FLUENT GERMAN

Irish PLC operating in the manufacturing sector is looking for a BIG 4 trained accountant with industry experience to join their German operation of a new division within this highly acquisitive group. Reporting into the local MD but also having a dotted line back into the Divisional Finance Director. This role will play an instrumental role in driving strategy across operations not just in Germany but across Central European as a member of the Regional senior management team.

 

 Roles / Responsibilities:

  • Lead the local Finance, IT and HR teams to provide timely and accurate management information on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
  • Provide commentary on business performance highlighting any issues of concern.
  • Develop and implement Regional strategic plans with the objective of continually growing the business and maximising profit.
  • Lead the process for budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning.
  • Take the lead in implementing and maintaining the reporting for the Region, ensuring strong controls are in place across the Region.
  • Ensure acquisitions are integrated within the Region effectively and have suitable systems in place to control both manufacturing and sales processes.
  • Providing analysis and delivering insight that links financial reports to business strategies.
  • Building partnerships and maintaining strong relationships with all senior managers and their teams, with Divisional Finance function and external auditors and tax advisors.
  • Continually challenge existing decisions, processes and data, in order to maximise value for the business.
  • Ensure risks and opportunities are highlighted and that forecast sensitivities and risks are identified.
  • Monitor closely pricing and margins. Ensure all product and project costings are accurately maintained and ensure process is in place to make accurate estimates.
  • Support implementation of Divisional IT and HR Strategies.
  • Build and develop the finance & IT teams to deliver and support the needs of the Region.
  • Deputise for MD as required.
  • Role will involve international travel

 

Education / Requirements:

  • Suit Qualified ACA from BIG 4 firm with 7yrs+ PQE in a commercial finance role in a fast paced, dynamic global environment.
  • Familiar with working in a plc organisation operating in a diverse, multi-site, manufacturing environment.
  • Exposure to post acquisition integration.
    Fully IT literate and experience of implementing major IT projects.