Financial Controller - Financial Services
Role Title: Finance Manager
Line Manager: Head of Finance and Operations
The Financial Services practice in Ireland is over 550 people strong delivering assurance, consulting, tax and transaction services to clients in the financial services industry.
The Finance & Operations team works across all service lines supporting their day to day requirements in running the business. The team consists of a Head of Finance & Operations, Financial Management Assistants, Credit Control, Operation Managers and a number of other Operations Executives.
Core Responsibilities: The role is primarily focused at supporting senior management in controlling, analysing and reporting on business performance. A key initiative of the team is to be ‘Trusted Business Advisors’ and carrying out this function is at the core of this job.Complete month end and year end closeAssist in the preparation, analysis and presentation of various MI incl; annual budgeting process, variance analysis, revenue and profitability reporting. Analyse and provide commentary on results as required.Forecasting, KPI analysis and performance review. Investigate performance anomalies and rectify where necessary.Work closely with the Service Line Operations Leads to develop a thorough understanding of the business and assess any impact on performance and efficiency. The role will also be expected to leverage off the knowledge and experiences of other Finance Managers within other parts of the business.Work with the Financial Management Assistant and Credit Controller to drive working capital InitiativesConstantly try to develop new and improved ways in how we operate and how we report performance to the Business and Senior Management.Perform other ad hoc projects concerning systems and other business requirements
Key skills required: Self-starter who can multi task and prioritise a broad range of tasks;Pro-active problem solver who can see the big picture and think ‘outside the box’;Team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude;Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail;Relevant financial experience from an accountancy or internal finance function. Understanding of a professional services environment is a distinct advantage.Commitment to developing self and desire to make the role their ownAbility to coach and develop other membersConfident communicator who can interact with a range of stakeholders up to Partner level;Proven analytical skills and processing large volumes of data accurately.
Qualifications Fully Qualified Accountant
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