Financial Control Manager, Group Technology Customer Solutions

Dublin, Republic of Ireland | Hybrid
22 May 2023
30 May 2023
Approved employer
Full time

What is the opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to gain experience within a Financial Control team which leads all aspects of business transactions which span across all divisions throughout the bank. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to collaborate closely directly with the Commercial Partner team and interact with contacts within the business on a regular basis.

In this role you will

  • Have responsibility for the delivery of high quality financial and management reporting.
  • Lead a team of Finance professionals, ensuring appropriate learning and development.
  • Review financial reports and analysis ensuring that underlying processes, review and controls have been completed in accordance with standard methodology and ensure supporting detail is in place to substantiate the final balances.
  • Collaborate closely with colleagues in Financial Control and the Business Partnering teams to ensure collaboration, communication and resolution of issues in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to deliver process efficiencies and improvements.

What will make you stand out

  • You will be a highly constructive contributor to teams and groups with an excellent ability to work on your own initiative also
  • You thrive in a high velocity role and you have proven experience in delivering to and meeting tight reporting targets
  • You have fantastic communication skills with the ability to positively influence and work collaboratively
  • Credibility and interpersonal impact at all levels, with a proven track record in building relationships to achieve objectives is essential for this role
  • You are a flexible teammate who will promote and implement continuous improvement initiatives across the team;
  • You have a brilliant ability to resolve issues, challenge and make decisions independently within own area of responsibility, or in conjunction with others, in a positive and constructive way

Experience with any of the following will help you to stand out but is not necessary in order to apply for this role;

  • Previous experience of working in the Banking sector
  • Relevant knowledge of the regulatory and legal environment in which the Group operates and the ability to apply that knowledge in addressing practical issues
  • IT Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft office (Excel,Word, PowerPoint), good knowledge of consolidation and general ledger systems (ideally BCS and SAP).

Essential Qualifications

  • A qualified Accountant with 3+ years' relevant post qualification experience

More about the team

The Finance & Accounting Division is made up of a number of core finance teams both at business unit and Group level. We perform a key management and control function in ensuring all Group financial and management reporting processes are appropriately governed.

Group Centre comprises Group Technology and Customer Solutions (GTCS), Group Finance, Group Risk, People Services, Group Strategy and Development and Group Internal Audit. These central control functions establish governance and coordinate policies and provide and manage processes and delivery platforms for the trading divisions.

The GTCS Retail Ireland Ops (RIO) Financial Control team is responsible for the controlling and reporting on the Retail Ireland Operations financial position and performance. The outputs of the team are included in externally published information e.g. annual accounts, and for inclusion in financial information to internal team members.

This is a hybrid role and can be done anywhere in the Republic of Ireland with the primary office location as Dublin. Travel will be required for in person collaboration exact frequency to be agreed with manager.


Why work with us

The Bank of Ireland company culture prioritises work-life balance with an opportunity for flexible working, along with 23 days annual leave and excellent pension contributions. Family can mean different things to different people; we offer 6 months paid maternity leave, an innovative fertility and surrogacy policy and working parent supports.

Your wellbeing is important to us; we have an employee assistance program, WebDoctor and financial wellbeing coaches available. We also encourage and support staff to pursue educational and professional qualifications to grow and enhance your career!

Key Competencies

  • Accountable - People Manager
  • Agile - People Manager
  • Customer Focused - Self
  • Manage Risk - People Manager
  • One Group, one team - People Manager

Where Agency assistance is required Bank of Ireland Recruitment Team will engage directly with suppliers. Unsolicited CVs / profiles supplied to Bank of Ireland by Recruitment Agencies will not be accepted for this role.

Bank of Ireland Group is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to fostering an inclusive workplace which values and benefits from the diversity of our workforce.

Closing date: May 19, 2023

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website via the “Apply” button below.