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Our client, a Manufacturer in Waterford has grown almost 3-fold in 4 years and are now seeking to recruit a strategically focused and commercially astute Finance Director to advise and work with their Senior Leadership team and the existing Finance team as they continue this growth trajectory.

They are currently seeking a Finance Director to lead and oversee all financial activities and team within the business and drive the company’s financial strategy and planning. The candidate will work under the direction and instruction of the Managing Director. You will be a member of the company’s Senior Leadership team and will be responsible for leading and managing the Finance activities, providing optimal financial advice and guidance in making strategic decisions of the business.

They require an experienced and analytical Finance Director with strong numerical skills to drive the company’s financial operations and lead the finance team as they move in to an exciting and busy time in their business.

The role:
Duties for the Finance Director will include managing the finance team, overseeing internal controls, monitoring expenditure, managing risk, foreign exchange, implementing policies, corporate reporting and monitoring cash flow, sourcing capital finances for expansion and investment and managing tax compliance. Your skills in sound financial planning coupled with your ability to direct financial assets will assist the organisation in implementing effective financial strategies, improving revenue, and maintaining a healthy financial position.

The ideal candidate should possess strong analytical skills, good strategic thinking, excellent communication skills, exceptional numerical proficiency, and strong leadership skills. The Finance Director should harmonise financial operations, monitor all financial activities, promote revenue growth, ensure compliance with accounting regulations.

Key responsibilities include:

The position requires leadership, team development and process improvement along with developing strategies to maximise the contribution of the finance department to the business.

You will have influence on all operational and strategic decisions and be relied on for your expertise in finance transformation and business growth.

Partnering with the business to influence key decisions makers, you will lead a large finance team in financial and corporate reporting, management reporting and analysis, costing, budgeting & forecasting, treasury & FX management, tax planning and tax compliance across multiple jurisdictions.

Corporate financial reporting including financial statements, dividends calculations and preparations, etc.

Identifying optimal financing mixes for capital projects for expansion, buildings and equipment.

You will have direct ownership of the corporate reporting pack offering relevant insights to senior leadership on key cost and revenue variances, as well as on non-financial metrics, presenting results to the senior leadership team for analysis and review.

You will develop the financial strategy for the company, including risk minimisation plans and opportunity forecasting.

A key leader for ERP system changes and improvements, you will also develop and upgrade reporting structures and tools, embracing digital technology and automation.

Key attributes & experience

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or Finance.

Proficiency in Accounting software and knowledge of ERP mining.

Financial Management experience.

Good communication skills.

Computer literacy in MS programmes.

Strong analytical skills and strategic ability.

Broad knowledge of accounting principles, international accountancy standards laws and best practices.

Energetic and forward thinking
Excellent organizational, leadership and team building skills.

Please note, we do not work with pdf document CVs therefore, when applying for this role, please attach your CV as a Microsoft Word document.

Industry: Manufacturing / Engineering
Accounting / Finance / Insurance
Senior Appointments
Employment Type: Permanent Full Time
Salary: On Application

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