Head of Finance

Head of Finance

(Johnstown, Co. Kildare)

My client is looking for a Head of Finance to manage the full finance function in the business, including: statutory accounts, budget process, funding streams as well as leading the finance team and being a key member of the senior management team.


  • Full ownership of the annual & monthly budget and the continuous monitoring and reporting of Actual vs Budget
  • Deliver timely and accurate preparation of the Budgets, Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual accounts and all associated reports in accordance with statutory, fiscal and legal requirements and in compliance with regulatory authorities for the sector
  • Manage overall cash flow on a weekly, monthly and annual basis
  • Debtors / Creditors overview and troubleshoot where necessary to ensure orderly cash flows
  • Reforecasting Budget on a quarterly basis
  • Payroll overview to ensure accuracy and enhance reporting
  • Preparation of all financial information to go to the Board
  • Research and Apply for Grants, Tax Credits and any other Government Agency finance related matters and develop and maintain relationships with key contacts in this area
  • Actively participate & represent the business in meetings with the key stakeholders
  • Participate in Continuous Improvements initiatives for the overall business, developing improved finance, IT and operations policies
  • Emphasis on cost reduction & greater efficiency initiatives for the business
  • Review and control weekly information in relation to finance and fundraising
  • Support fundraising through ongoing reviews of corporate sponsorships and partnerships
  • Lead and develop a high-performance finance team by closely managing performance and professional development
  • Developing, analysing and reporting on Key Performance Indicators for the department and business


  • Qualified Accountant (ACCA / CIMA or similar) is essential
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a finance managerial role
  • Experienced within the charity sector is an advantage
  • A strong systems and controls development and implementation experience
  • Ability to influence, and drive change within an organisation

Interested? The next step for you:

Should this position be of interest to you please forward your CV to Renata Kormann from Next Generation Recruitment or alternatively call on the main line on +353 1 6629120.

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