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Financial Director

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    Ed Rossiter

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  • Published:

    3 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    30 Apr 00:00

The Company: 

Our client are a leading International Aviation services business with state of the art facilities here in Dublin. 

The Opportunity:

Due to significant growth over the past few years and a large investment, the business is now looking to build a high performing senior leadership team. This role will be part of a new look senior management team and will have responsibility in building a finance function from the ground up. 


  • Providing strategic financial support to the CEO.

  • Lead on the appraisal and structuring of new investment decisions (growth capital expenditure, M&A, etc.).

  • Responsible for high-quality, accurate and on-time, insight driven financial and operations analysis and reporting – translate insights into recommendations and actions.

  • Oversee day-to-day management of finance and accounts operation.

  • Management of reporting of monthly, quarterly and annual management accounts to CEO and the board.

  • Perform cash flow forecasting, budgeting and work closely with the operations and sales teams in analysing the business’s KPIs.

  • Develop and maintain robust internal controls and procedures.

  • Manage the annual budgeting process working with key stakeholders.

  • Manage reconciliation and filing of quarterly and annual payroll/vat/corporation tax returns.

  • Responsible for year-end audit process, annual returns and tax compliance.

  • Liaise with external third-parties; banks, auditors, etc. 

The ideal candidate: 

  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) with a minimum 7-8 years’ PQE.

  • Very strong strategic and commercial acumen and an ability to concisely communicate with senior stakeholders.

  • Be prepared to meaningfully contribute to strategy at a senior/board level.

  • Strong background in analysis, planning and reporting.

  • Financial modelling and analysis competencies.

  • An ability to work according to agreed deadlines on multiple workstreams and manage workload efficiently.

  • Proactive, positive attitude with the ability to work on his/her own initiative.

  • Excellent IT skills.