Financial Controller - Charity - Dublin - Perm - 65/75k + bens

Updated 7/January/2021
Dublin City Centre
Our client is in the not-for-profit sector looking for an ACA / FCA to join a dynamic, growing organisation as a Financial Controller reporting to CFO /FD.

Role in developing and maintaining performance reporting and analysis packs as well as driving the budgeting, forecasting and costing activities within the finance function.
You will provide effective leadership and direction to the Finance team and oversee the implementation of accounting controls and reporting protocols to a high standard and manage a team of 2 qualified ACA's. You will also have oversight of a system refinement/upgrade project.

Key Responsibilities:

• Coordinate production of monthly management account packs with meaningful analysis that creates insight for the group.
• Overall responsibility for consolidation of group management accounts on a quarterly basis.
• Budgeting, cash flow forecasting and scenario planning.
• Work with the CFO on financial strategy.
• Oversee your team to track costs, capacity and efficiencies to ensure cash flow is managed effectively in the identification and pursuit of opportunities to improve value for money.
• Review of Budget v Actual results with function heads (quarterly).
• Oversee all finance and accounting practices in the Group.
• Responsibility for production of group and subsidiary statutory financial statements and coordination of their audits.
• Invest in systems, in conjunction with ICT team, appropriate to a growing, global organisation that will enable rapid, effective collation of information that can be easily analysed.
• Managing the completion of regulatory and other statutory returns.
• Manage the HQ Finance and Programme Finance teams, contributing to a positive work culture within finance and throughout the business.
• Regular liaison and presentations to the Management Team and the Audit & Finance Committee.

Knowledge and Experience
• Experience of high level responsibility in a not-for-profit OR a commercial finance function
• Exposure to working in multinational and multi-currency environment

The person :

• Good knowledge of current financial accounting standards and implementation of integrated accounting systems.
• At least five years’ experience post-qualification experience in commercial or related field
• Ability to work as part of an international team across jurisdictions and cultures.

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or

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