Finance Director

Morgan McKinley
Edgewater, MD
May 26, 2022
May 31, 2022
Full Time
Finance Director Job Seekers Ireland Accounting & Finance Other Job Summary * Mayo * Permanent * BBBH812444 * Apr 07, 2022 * Competitive Job Description Are you an experienced Finance Director with strong commercial acumen? Are you looking for the opportunity to join a well-established but growing Irish business? Are you an experienced Finance Director with strong commercial acumen? Are you looking for the opportunity to join a well-established but growing Irish business? We are delighted to bring this fantastic opportunity to market on behalf of our client, a large Irish-owned business in the FMCG sector. This role will suit an ambitious and experienced Finance Director, with an sharp commercial eye. You will be leading a team of 10, within an ever-growing business of over 1000 staff and will be responsible for the oversight of the growth and strategic direction of the business. The successful candidate will be rewarded with, not only an outstanding role with growth opportunities, but an excellent remuneration package. The Role: * Be an active and effective member of the management team by contributing to the establishment, delivery and achievement of the group's growth strategy and objectives. * Support the identification of business development and growth opportunities for the group. * Manage the acquisitions process and liaise with relevant external parties such as legal counsel, banks etc as appropriate. * Assist in the development of the financial skills of the Management team. * Participate fully in Leadership meetings, expressing own views convincingly and supporting and challenging fellow colleagues appropriately. * Manage and lead the Finance/Accounts team to ensure that they are highly engaged and have the skill-sets, resources and support needed to deliver in their role and achieve their objectives. * Ensure Financial Systems are as effective as possible to deliver the required information to the business. * Engage with other teams to ensure shared responsibility and accountability for controls where relevant. * Manage the testing of specific controls and implement any required actions. * Lead / support on projects as required. The Candidate: * 6-8 years post qualification experience in a senior Financial and Leadership role. * Proven experience as an effective Board or Senior Management team member. * Experience of dealing with external institutions - banks, auditors, legal etc. * Production of high-level business reports for distribution to both internal and external audiences. * Experience in the strategic business planning process * Highly data rational with excellent technical and analytical skills. * Excellent flexibility and adaptability within management style. * Strong commercial acumen, be results focused, solutions oriented and a pragmatic problem solver. * Comfortable working in a fast moving, dynamic, customer-oriented environment with a strong operational focus. * Professional Accountancy Qualification - ACA, CIMA, ACCA or equivalent Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative. BY APPLYING FOR THIS ROLE YOU ARE AGREEING TO OUR TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH TOGETHER WITH OUR PRIVACY STATEMENT GOVERN YOUR USE OF MORGAN MCKINLEY SERVICES.

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