Lex Consultancy

Experienced Financial Controller required for a 12 month contract position with our client, a public sector body in Dublin 2.

Duties

  • Oversee all payments ensuring funds are distributed in line with strong governance and financial controls.
  • You will manage all aspects of financial reporting including the annual budgeting process, internal monthly reporting, forecasting and preparation of year end statutory accounts.
  • The role will manage a team of six including the accounts payable function.
  • You will play a key role in ensuring the annual budget is maximised while maintaining strong governance and act as the main finance contact with the parent Department & other key government departments
  • The role will prepare and present financial reports to the Audit and Risk Committee and on occasion to the Board. The role will also play a key role in leading the organization in the area of Corporate Governance.

Key Knowledge and Skills

  • Demonstrated ability to manage a team.
  • A capacity to build positive working relationship with colleagues and external stakeholders; to work in multi-disciplinary teams and to network effectively.
  • A flexible approach to problem solving and decision making to ensure the best solution is achieved focusing on the need for greater efficiency and effective delivery.
  • Good numeracy skills, strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.
  • Ability to multitask, manage competing demands and work effectively to deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Well-developed IT skills.

Essential Requirements

  • Fully accredited professional qualification in Accountancy and a minimum of three years’ post qualification experience.
  • Degree level (or greater) or equivalent professional qualification in Business, or a related discipline.
  • Proven expertise/knowledge in internal controls and governance.
  • Delivery of annual reports/ financial statements and management reporting.
  • Experience of ensuring compliance to financial controls and procedures.
  • Successful track record in delivering programmes analyses or other equivalent achievements in a similar environment.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team, and managing projects involving a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

Please send your CV through the web link or email: richard@lexconsultancy.ie

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