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Financial Controller - Manufacturing Start-Up

  • Longford
  • Permanent
  • Industry
  • Reference: 28333-FC-Longford-BF

Company: Manufacturing Company (Start-up), Longford


Our client is an Irish owned manufacturing organisation based in County Longford. Operating from their highly automated plant they supply a specialist range of products to a customer base across Ireland and the UK.  They are seeking to hire a Finance Manager/ Financial Controller with a number of years experience in a manufacturing business to manage the Finance function for the organisation. Candidate will join the management team and provide key strategic advice to the Directors.


Position: Financial Controller


Reporting to the Managing Director the role will involve:


  • Preparation of monthly management accounts including KPI reports
  • Preparation of year end accounts and liaising with company auditors
  • Responsibility for completion of annual budgets, cashflows and forecasts
  • Margin analysis and variance reporting
  • Preparing profitability and costing reports
  • Managing CAPEX budgets
  • Interacting with procurement regarding raw material cost prices
  • Management of accounts staff and overseeing with all aspects of the finance function, VAT returns, bank reconciliations accounts payable, accounts receivable and payroll
  • Systems development – Involvement with installation of a new ERP system and development of reports suitable to the changing needs of the business
  • Development and implementation of internal controls and systems
  • Preparation and submissions of grant applications to Enterprise Ireland
  • Negotiating with suppliers in respect of prices and rebates

Candidate Profile 

Role will suit a candidate with a number of years post qualification experience within a quality well run business.  Will suit a pro-active candidate who is comfortable interacting at senior levels within a growing entrepreneurial indigenous business. Candidate should be a qualified accountant, with excellent IT and inter-personal skills with a pro-active “can do” attitude. As this is the organisations first senior finance hire, it represents an excellent opportunity to join and organisation close to start up and contribute commercially to the development of the business. 

Interested in this Position? 

Forward CV to Brian Fowler, FCCA

Managing Director, Accountancy Solutions.

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