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Position: Financial Controller

Location: Mayo

Salary: Neg DOE

The Job: Our Client Is seeking a Financial Controller with experience in Construction / Engineering. The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial function of the Group, providing commercial and strategic support to the team and will work closely with the MD and CEO in the ongoing development of the businesses.


  • Budgeting, tax compliance & financial strategies, performance measurement, business planning etc.
  • Generate financial reporting to produce results and statements for all company entities, financial forecasts, advise on significant issues and manage accounts.
  • Manage operations to include transaction processing, contracts, margin analyses, providing information to aid key strategic decision making and formulate business strategies and management of team contributions.
  • Manage accounts department including policies and procedures, finance staff, intercompany transactions, payrolls, accounting controls, cash and working capital management.
  • Aim to optimise financial information systems and improve processes.
  • Implement corporate governance procedures, risk management and internal controls.
  • Will advise on the financial implications and consequences of business decisions
  • Will manage external relationships (Auditors, Banks, Insurance Brokers & Grant Agencies)


  • Applicants must be educated to degree level.
  • Should have a suitable qualification with a number of years post-qualification experience.
  • Demonstrated track record of supporting a business commercially and strategically.
  • Experience working within the engineering or construction sector an advantage.
  • Familiarity of the function of the QS role an advantage.
  • Must have excellent people and leadership skills.
  • Good IT skills.
  • Experience in leading a team and contributing to strategic direction and decision making.
  • Must have strong commercial sensibility with a deep understanding of the business/industry. Must be solution focussed and innovative.
  • Identify new trends and techniques in financial management and related technologies.
  • Hands on and willingness to deal with routine Financial Controller duties as well as the strategic aspects of the role.