Wallace Myers International Executive Recruitment & Professional Staffing

Lorcan Deegan

Accountancy and Finance recruiter Lorcan is a Business Management graduate with a passion for innovation in business. Lorcan is a skilled business networker who works daily to extend his professional network to match great accountancy professionals with great career opportunities.

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Financial Controller

€85000 - €95000 per annum competitive benefits

Financial Controller

Specific responsibilities will include:

Leadership & Team management

  • Demonstrate leadership qualities among the Finance team and the rest of the organization
  • Build on close working relationships with senior finance management in material with multiple subsidiaries
  • Support a high-performance culture and develop adequate team expertise across the team


Group Accounting, Financial Reporting & Business Support

  • Production of financial reports in accordance with IFRS in association
  • Preparation annual statutory accounts and financial statements in accordance with IFRS according to deadlines
  • Advise and provide reporting and accounting to obtain reporting outcomes
  • Building a strong relationship with other entities within the group, to ensure reporting requirements are coordinated and deadlines achieved
  • Maintain General Ledger and the Group Chart of Accounts
  • Proactively identify any accounting issues that could impact the Group
  • Coordination with all intercompany and fulfil with accounting requirements
  • Manage balance sheet reconciliation and other controls within the Finance function
  • Update with improvements to existing processes to add value to reporting output

Management Reporting

  • Monthly manage accounts processes including contributions to a reduction in monthly close times as part of fast close
  • Continuously improve the monthly close process and related outputs, working with Business Accounting teams

Key Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Big 4 accountant with 5 or more years of experience, with recognitions such as honours degree, operating in financial services and preferably with experience of a multinational environment
  • IFRS financial accounting experience is required and auspicious
  • Required experience at managing the delivery of internal Financial MI / Management Accounts
  • Prove experience of developing and implementing reporting and operating process improvements in a Finance environment
  • Solid experience of managing teams of different spheres
  • Experience of a plc environment and Oracle financial systems would all be profitable


Essential skills:

  • A motivational leader and team builder with initiative on management
  • Analytical and technical skills with perspicacity
  • Ability to take initiative and set goals
  • Prominent communication skills to identify key issues and ability to solve them
  • Flexibility and enthusiastic attitude enough to work in an entrepreneurial, dynamic and changing environment
  • Encouraging and confident, with a professional manner to work with senior stakeholders








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This position was pPosted on 11 Oct 2018

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