Financial Controller, Job Ref. JO3129

Location UK / Northern Ireland

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary See description

Updated 1 week ago

Reference 1366049

 Job Description

Financial Controller, Job Ref. JO3129 East Donegal Full-time Permanent role Salary in the region of € 50,000 to €60,000 (NEG DOE)

Financial Controller, Job Ref. JO3129
East Donegal
Full-time Permanent role
Salary in the region of € 50,000 to €60,000 (NEG DOE)

Who you’ll be working for:
A successful privately-owned company based in East Donegal who specialise in both large-scale Farming and projects in the Renewable Energy Sector throughout the island of Ireland.
Continued growth within the company has created several vacancies.
These represent excellent opportunities for the right candidates to play pivotal roles in growing a small business in a specialist market segment.

What you’ll be doing:
The person appointed in this role has responsibility for complete and up to the minute control over all Finance & Admin aspects of the company including the below:


  • Sales, Purchase, General ledgers.
  • Stock ledger as needed.
  • Prepayments and Accruals.
  • VAT records, returns and payments.


  • Daily/weekly/monthly KPI (see below).
  • Monthly management accounts.
  • P&L, Balance Sheet, Cashflow report and forecast, and all appropriate analyses.
  • Ad hoc Board reports.
  • Covenant adherence for Forward and Backward measurement periods.
  • Accounting policies.
  • Preparation for annual audit.


  • Maintenance of Fixed Asset Register.
  • Reconciliation of Loan accounts.
  • Reconciliation of Interco accounts.
  • Reconciliation of all Balance Sheet accounts.


  • Annual budgets.
  • Updating the model each month.
  • Cashflow forecasting (weekly, monthly and annual).
  • Cash controls.
  • Credit control/debt collection.
  • Purchase Ledger control/payment runs.
  • Bank reconciliations.
  • Cheque and Internet bank mandates and signing levels (General & Reserve Accounts).


  • Company vehicles
  • Insurances
  • Regulatory compliance
  • Health & Safety
  • Primary IT system maintenance, back-ups, security etc

What You’ll Need to Have:
You will have excellent credentials and experience.
It is essential that you have significant recent experience as a Financial Controller preferably within a similar or relative environment preferably with 5-10 years at this level managing multi million-euro assets /turnover businesses.
You should be ACA/ACCA or CIMA qualified.
You will need to be self-motivated and flexible with excellent inter-personal skills.
You should be able to create and maintain good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders at all levels. The position requires a professional and confidential approach to the role in terms of handling of data and information.
This company is fast growing and as such they require someone who is up for the challenge and demands associated with working in a high-level role within a company that is ever changing and growing.

Interested in this role?
To express your interest in this role please forward your C.V. and cover letter/note to us in Word format only highlighting your suitability for the role and how you feel you meet the essential criteria. PDF or other file formats are not accepted.
You should also include the Job Reference Number AND the Job Title (noted above).
Suitable candidates will be screened and contacted, your interest gauged, and permission sought to send your C.V. to our hiring client for review. All applications are treated in strict confidence.

Additional Information:
Unless a closing date is detailed/stipulated in the text of an advert then there is no fixed closing date and any that is shown on the website you are reviewing this role on is not a closing date as such but a date for removing the advert. This also means that sometimes a role may close/fill with little or no notice.
Wherever possible we endeavour to notify applicants if they have been unsuccessful, however, due to the large volume of applications that we receive for each position this is not always possible.
Applications/expressions of interest can/will only be accepted from those living within a reasonable commutable distance of the place of work or those genuinely willing and able to relocate.
Our clients reserve the right to enhance the short-listing criteria where and when this is deemed necessary.
Candidates who do not meet the essential criteria for this role may be contacted in the future to discuss other roles.
Sending your C.V. to us is initially an expression of interest in a role not a direct application, suitable applicants will be contacted to discuss further prior to their C.V. being released to a client.

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