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Finance Manager - Cavan

Reed is delighted to partner with a fantastic Irish business based in Cavan. We are recruiting for a Finance Manager to join their well established and experienced team. Reporting to the Managing Director and group finance, you will be responsible for the finance function and to support our business development strategy in collaboration with the Management team. The role offers significant scope for advancement as the company continues to grow.

The main purpose of this role is to take responsibility for the management of the finance function, in addition to providing input into the operation of the business. You will communicate and work alongside the various departments, improving the control environment, developing the reporting structure and assist with forecasting.

Responsibilities in the position:
• Management of the accounting function, along with the company accounting staff.
• Monitoring gross margins/contributions with focus on optimising sales... mix.
• Monitor working capital management, with particular focus on inventory, credit management, and cashflow.
• Focus on cost control and lean principles with target of improving site efficiency.
• Ensure all business transactions are recorded accurately and in a timely manner.
• Prepare monthly management accounts and other operational information on a regular basis. Interpret the company's financial results to management and make appropriate recommendations.
• Cash management, including monthly cashflow forecasts, focusing on debtor and creditor payments.
• Ensure that sufficient funds are available to meet ongoing operational and investment requirements.
• Preparation of rolling & annual budget and financial forecasts for the business, including preparation of KPIs and variance analysis which should identify opportunities for continuous improvement.
• Responsibility for preparation of annual financial statements and compliance returns, liaising with auditor and professional advisors in respect of same.
• Complete all regulatory reporting to statutory bodies.
• Maintain existing banking relationships and develop banking strategy.
• Challenge the business model. Review and improve finance policies, procedures, and controls.
• Serve as a champion of innovation and continuous improvement efforts within the business. Coordinate the development of the systems to support business growth.
• Manage external relationships and ensure compliance with Group policies and procedures.
• Ad Hoc projects when assigned.


Qualified Accountant with 5 years post qualification experience as a Finance Manager in a similar position.

Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office and experience with relevant accounting software (e.g. SAGE 200 MRP).

A strong working knowledge of core accounting principles and functions and reporting obligations.

Working knowledge of all statutory legislation and regulations.

Commercial acumen and sound judgement.

Adaptability and resilience with high standards of accountability
Cavan Ireland


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