Group Finance Director

Location UK / Ulster

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1384686

 Job Description

We are looking to recruit a Group Finance Director for Tullymore House Limited. Subsidiary companies include Galgorm Resort & Spa, where the role will be based.

Job Title:             Group Finance Director                 


Job Reference:    GFD 01/19  


Reports To:          Board of Directors


We are looking to recruit a Group Finance Director for Tullymore House Limited.  Subsidiary companies include Galgorm Resort & Spa, where the role will be based.


The Position: The Group Finance Director has overall responsibility for all aspects of financial management within the Group of companies.


Key Responsibilities;


  1. Overall responsibility for commercial and financial activity associated with ensuring continuous profitable growth;
  2. Responsibility for corporate governance issues ensuring appropriate internal control systems are in place to protect the company’s assets;
  3. Efficiently manage the group’s working capital, manage the cash flow and prepare updated cash flow forecasts as required;
  4. Liaison and negotiation with banking consortium regarding performance;
  5. Supporting the Group Financial Controller in optimising the financial and operational performance of the Finance team based within Galgorm Resort and Spa;
  6. Preparation and presentation to the Board of business plans and budgets;
  7. Lead the compliance and statutory reporting with no deviation in adherence to legislation;
  8. Co-ordination of cost reduction activities including the monitoring of key supplier deals and rebates;
  9. Oversee the review and verification of cost / benefit proposals in relation to requests for capital expenditure;
  10. Maintain an overview of capital projects providing regular updates to the board;
  11. Control of costs for various projects;


The above reflects typical duties and is not intended to be a comprehensive description of all tasks.


Core Capabilities


Relevant Experience


  • A minimum of 10 years’ post qualified financial experience at a Senior level within practice and/or industry
  • At least 5 years’ experience of managing a team of staff
  • Demonstrable knowledge and experience of managing corporate governance issues
  • Experience of controlling costs for various projects
  • Sound experience of financial management systems specifically SAGE



  • Previous experience of undertaking a Directorship
  • Previous experience gained within a Group environment
  • Financial management experience gained within the hospitality industry
  • Experience of taking a leading role in driving and sustaining profitability within a successful business unit


Educational Attainment


  • Must be a fully qualified accountant (ACA / ACCA/ACMA or equivalent)


Special Aptitudes


  • Proven ability in influencing, interacting and consulting with senior managers regarding finance processes, guidelines and compliances
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Excellent verbal communication and written communication skills
  • Ability to read and interpret complex financial information
  • Ability to set goals and deadlines for the finance team which are challenging and realistic
  • Dissatisfied with average performance and constantly seeks to improve this, both for self and others
  • Ability to seek advantage yet moderate risk


Personal Qualities     


  • Ability to build rapport and effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Self-confident, reliable, motivated and able to work under pressure
  • Ability to identify the potential in people and provide guidance and training to enable them to grow in ability and confidence
  • Know how, when and to whom to delegate and allocate authority and responsibility appropriately.



Galgorm Resort & Spa are an Equal Opportunities Employer


We reserve the right to enhance the criteria to aid shortlisting and, in the event, that we receive large numbers of applications only those that are shortlisted will be contacted.


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The closing date for all applications will be Thursday 24th January at 5pm


If you would like to apply for this vacancy, please upload a copy of your most recent CV.