Financial Controller

Our client is seeking a Financial Controller for their operation based in Co. Leitrim

Purpose of Role

Responsible for financial control and reporting, taxation, treasury, and statutory reporting. Reports to the Head of Finance.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the monthly and annual accounting closings and preparation of financial accounts, including the consolidation of financial statements with other group of companies.
  • Review and approve reconciliations of the P&L and Balance Sheet accounts on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure compliance with IFRS standards and corporate policies and procedures.
  • Preparation of periodic financial reports and reporting packages to the corporate head office and to regulatory bodies.
  • Preparation of the company annual financial statements in close collaboration with the external auditors to ensure a smooth audit process and clean audit opinion.
  • Manage Treasury and Accounts Payable functions. Reconciliation of bank accounts on a daily bases to ensure all transactions are recorded correctly.
  • Manage short term and long-term cash needs and funding requirements.
  • Lead preparation of tax calculations and filing of tax returns. Liaise with the external advisors as required.
  • Complete statutory reporting and filings as required.
  • Manage and develop a team of accountants and analysts.
  • Ad-hoc financial reporting and analysis.

Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics or a related field. ACCA / Chartered accountant required. AITI qualification preferred.
  • 8+ years of experience in control and accounting, including +5 years as a Manager. Big 4 experience and financial services experience preferred.
  • Advanced Excel skills. Experience with databases.
  • Multi-tasking. Ability to prioritise workload, handle multiple tasks, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Initiative. Ability to deliver results with limited supervision.
  • Strong interpersonal, influencing and communication skills.
  • Team management skills.



For more information or to apply contact Aoife on 094 90 29944 or email

Your Recruitment Consultant is Aoife

Aoife McDonagh BBS, MSC Aoife is Arcon Recruitment’s newest team member. Hailing from Ballyhaunis, Aoife brings with her a variety of customer service and business development experience, She has a strong academic background in Marketing and Human Resources. Aoife looks after our busy Office and Accountancy division.