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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Financial Controller 

JWR Employment Specialists are excited to be working with a rapidly growing battery technology company in Galway, Ireland to recruit a Financial Controller.

Our client who are making an impact on a global scale with a vision to create a fully electric future are looking for someone who thrives in a fast paced and innovative work environment. If you are a leader with excellent people skills as well as coaching skills, enjoy a fast paced environment and have experience developing effective strategic business partnerships, then this could be an opportunity for you.

The role offers excellent benefits including competitive salary, Private Health insurance, company pension, 23 days annual leave, commuter support for long commuters, corporate gym rates and free fitness classes and more!

This role is based fully onsite in Claregalway.

interested? Keep reading to see if you meet the job specifications.

What do you need to flourish in this role;

  • Proven leader with excellent people skills to coach, develop and grow a high performing Finance
  • Ability to adapt the team to support the delivery of the business
  • Display effective strategic business partnering and collaboration with Senior Management across the organisation.
  • Promote a culture of continuous improvement throughout the organisation.
  • Implement clearly defined and efficient processes and controls organisation wide.
  • Drive standard work efficiencies across multiple entities, always considering IT

In this role you’ll get to:

  • Day to day management of the Finance Team and financial controls, gaining an excellent understanding of workloads to create efficiencies and standard work, and establishing appropriate KPI reporting measures for the Finance Team.
  • Lead the periodic financial reporting process and annual audits in a timely
  • Ownership of the monthly reporting pack including detailed manufacturing variance analysis and commentary on financial performance and business
  • Partner with site Management Teams to drive and deliver the Annual Plan including rolling updates and
  • Present monthly results to the site Management Teams for review, including analysis on margins, overhead and capital expenditure, and adherence to Plan or forecast.
  • Partner with site Management Teams to implement controls and procedures to ensure effective and efficient management of company assets and working capital resources.
  • Ensuring accurate maintenance of inventory records and put in place suitable inventory controls and product costing strategies.
  • Ensuring compliance with taxation obligations and other statutory reporting requirements.
  • Lead external audit, tax & R&D Tax Credit engagements and be point of contact for auditors and advisors, banks and tax authorities.
  • Administration of company Insurance policies and asset schedules.
  • Oversee capital and property lease
  • Treasury management and periodic cash flow
  • Ad-hoc reporting and analysis as required.
  • Support the implementation and development of appropriate financial systems, and maintain accurate control of financial system data and process flows.

Who you are:

  • A leader and coach to the Finance Team, portraying honesty and integrity
  • Capable of identifying delegation opportunities within the
  • Strong communicator with internal and external
  • Experience working at senior level, engaging with senior leadership across multiple departments.
  • Ability to actively identify and mitigate risk and seek out business
  • Be decisive and timely in your decision
  • Motivated to be a high achiever with right first time and on time
  • Be a problem solver with a positive “Can-do”
  • Confident individual that accepts responsibility and

To excel you will need:

  • 10 years or more previous relevant experience within a high growth manufacturing
  • Experience of standard costing and manufacturing variance
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA Qualified
  • Knowledge of ERP systems and a high level of computer literacy.