Senior Finance Manager, €60,000 - €65,000 (Rathcoole, Dublin)

We are recruiting a Senior Finance Manager for our customer for a role based in Rathcoole, Co. Dublin. The salary for this role will be between €60,000 and €65,000 DOE.


Main Responsibilities:

·       Prepare and Present Group Monthly Management Accounts to the Board of Directors in line with strict reporting deadlines.

·       Proactively monitor and manage Group Cash Flow systems to support working capital in a seasonal trading environment including maintaining efficient Debt Collection practices and maintaining strong creditor relationships

·       Manage all financial operations and supporting administrative processes to deliver an efficient month end close off including nominal & balance sheet reconciliations; ensuring accuracy of accruals and agree intercompany balances

·       Maintain accounting policies and procedures in a multi-company environment, ensuring correct allocation of revenues, costs and settlement of inter-company transactions

·       Provide leadership and support to the finance team

·       Maintain relationships with Bankers, Auditors and other Key external stakeholders and deliver on external reporting requirements including statutory and tax compliance. 

·       Manage both long and short-term banking facilities and ensure compliance with financial covenants

·       Lead Annual Budget process, providing analysis and insight to drive margin growth

·       Negotiate with suppliers on key contracts to secure best pricing, service and deliver savings for the organisation

·       Reinforce and strengthen internal control systems throughout organisation

·       Maintain Financial Accounting and supporting IT Systems

·       Approve Weekly and Monthly Payroll and allocation of shared costs

·       Conduct detailed weekly and monthly sales and cost analysis and liaise with Department Managers on key variances & KPI’s

·       Proactively identify and report on commercial risks, make recommendation and manage all insurance matters

·       Report monthly on customer sales and profitability.  Analysis potential losses in sales and or profits.  Review customer pricing and margins daily.

·       Review foreign currency and advise on best rates for dollar and sterling.

·       Review new polices such as Brexit and prepare the team for Implementation of changes.

·       Review of bank reconciliations, loan schedules, aged debtor listing, aged creditors listings with the relevant member of the finance team.

·       Approve all supplier invoices, payments, PODS checks, credits etc

·       Full control of customer rebates and insuring checks in place.

·       Advise sales teams on yearly business plans with key customers e.g. rebates, LTA, promotional and growth incentives.

·       Ensure compliance with statutory filing requirements and tax filings.

·       Review customer returns and credit notes.  Ensure controls in place.

·       Liaise with all teams in relation to cost reductions e.g purchasing, utilities, lease agreement, etc.


Other Duties

·       Maintain HR Systems and employee records ensuring compliance with induction processes and Statutory requirements

·       Maintain Group’s Privacy and Information Policies in line with GDPR Compliance

·       Managing ad-hoc financial projects as required

·       Co-ordinate H&S activities

·       Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required

·       Providing analysis on customer pricing and tender negotiations

·       Company Secretary Duties

·       Maintain Phone systems


Other Comments

This is a ‘hands-on’ role and requires someone who is flexible and who can adapt quickly to a high demand environment

This is a key function within the group to ensure that all internal and external financial & legal requirements are delivered.  The role requires a high degree of efficiency, organisation, good record keeping and robust controls to ensure accurate, reliable and timely financial reporting



·       Qualified Accountant

·       Experience working in a Multi-Company Environment

·       Excellent presentation and inter-personal skills

·       ‘Self-starter’ demonstrating ability to work independently and as part of a team

·       Excellent planning and organisation skills and ability to balance different stakeholder’s needs

·       Proactive ‘can-do’ attitude 

·       Previous experience in managing and developing a team

·       Advanced Excel skills and knowledge of Sage Accounting Systems

·       Strong attention to detail with proven ability to perform well under pressure




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