Wallace Myers International Executive Recruitment & Professional Staffing

Gareth Little

As a qualified accountant and experienced accountancy recruiter Gareth offers a tailored service to his clients and candidates. Gareth primarily focuses on providing qualified accountants from Small to Medium Companies, Public Limited Companies, and Shared Service Centres.

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Head of Transactional Finance

Dublin North, Dublin
€85000 - €90000 per annum bonus, pension, healthcare

Head of Transactional Finance Ireland

To manage the financial shared services team in Ireland, supporting 3 manufacturing sites. Maintain the tasks and workload whilst initiating change, to transform the team into dedicated country based teams from site based. Manage the handover of tasks that are not Finance related to new management and drive efficiency whilst maintaining a strong control environment.

Specific Tasks involved :

  • Managing and overseeing the daily operations of the Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Payroll & Job Cost Entry..
  • Management of a team of x12 individuals full and part time employees
  • Restructure the teams to reflect dedicated roles and transition payroll to HR and job cost entry to operations.

Control Environment

  • Drive development of Control environment across the whole area in line with Group Control standards ensuring that key controls and reconciliation processes are kept up to date.
  • Performing in-depth monitoring reviews of business units' compliance with internal controls and policies and ensuring compliance with the company Schedule of Authority.
  • Reviews and ensure financial reporting processes are in compliance with the Accounting Manual and that finance processes have robust controls and are working efficiently
  • Manage accounting and reporting topics (e.g. revenue recognition, lease accounting, provisions

Month End Processes

  • Monitor the timeliness of month end results and ensuring Control File Checklists are signed and submitted on time
  • Working with the finance team and making sure all reports are completed and improve the efficiency of the overall close process
  • Preparation & analysis journals at month end
  • Working with group finance to resolve any queries.
  • Ensure the accuracy of the balance sheet, through reconciliations completed monthly with valid back-up


  • Oversee weekly & monthly payrolls
  • Manage the handover of this process to HR


  • Cash flow management
  • Manage the transition of bans from Citi to BNP Paribas

Statutory Requirements

  • Preparation of statutory accounts and tax packs
  • Manage group & statutory audits.
  • Monitor statutory accounts filing compliance and support units to ensure local filing deadlines are achieved.
  • Liaise with Deloitte on the statutory corporation tax return.

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This position was pPosted on 16 Mar 2023

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