Finance Manager – Galway (Hybrid) – Finance Talent

Finance Manager – Galway (Hybrid)

Finance Manager – Galway (Hybrid)

  • Full Time
  • Permanent
  • Anywhere

Key duties

  • Manage the delivery of Core Service Offerings to your respective Customer Base.
  • Manage 2-5 direct reports to ensure their development and their delivery of service is reflective of their skillset, capabilities and experience.
  • Lead Accounting team in delivery of all Core Service Offerings, including reviewing journal entries and Balance Sheet Reconciliations.
  • Oversee and drive the reconciliation of key balance sheet items and assisting other finance team members with key balance sheet reconciliations.
  • Report on month end balance sheet reconciliations in a timely manner. Investigate and escalate any differences to the next escalation point.
  • Compile financial information to review and/or prepare journal entries, in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Interprets the meaning of financial information and makes accounting adjustments accordingly.
  • Preparation of financial reports
  • Manage processing of month and year-end processes for a general ledger, payroll, fixed asset activity, etc.
  • Reviews revenue and expense analyses and other financial statement account reconciliations.
  • Propose ways to enhance and increase the efficiency of the Finance Operations Core Service Offerings.
  • Cooperate with other departments (e.g. Admin and Sales) to ensure the processes are aligned.
  • Working with both internal and external auditors during financial and operational audits.
  • Assist in coordinating and completing annual audits and quarterly reviews, including working with external auditors and responding to audit inquiries.
  • Assist with/lead special projects as they arise.
  • Assisting the Head of Finance with ad hoc group finance projects and ensuring deadlines are adhered to.


Knowledge & Experience

  • You’ll ideally have 3 to 5 years’ relevant post ACCA/CIMA or ACA qualification experience
  • 1-3 years’ post qualification industry or practice experience in a similar role
  • Ideally has performance managed direct report/s in a previous role
  • Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills
  • Ability to focus on multiple tasks, while meeting all internal and public company deadlines
  • Ability to resolve issues and propose solutions to issues that arise on a day-to-day basis
  • In-depth knowledge of accounting principles
  • Use of an ERP system with Workday Finance experience viewed as a major bonus
  • Second language (Spanish, French, Italian, German) seen as an advantage;
  • Excellent IT skills including Windows, PowerPoint, Word and Excel skills, which are a key requirement.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with an ability to build positive working relationships at all levels within the organisation
  • Proven team working skills

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