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Head of Finance and ICT- Kilkenny

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The Head of Finance and ICT will lead the Finance and ICT functions of the business and will be responsible for providing robust “value-adding” FP&A to enable effective medium to long-term planning. The successful candidate will be a commercial and strategic business partner to the Managing Director and will be expected to provide meaningful strategic analysis with cross-functional collaboration. They will assess risks and opportunities, whilst contributing to the overall growth of the business.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

As Head of Finance and ICT, the successful candidate will play a key part in the Senior Leadership Team.

They will:

  • Be part of senior management, providing analysis and insights to the team by contributing to the identification, development & achievement of the group's growth strategy and objectives.
  • Participate fully in Leadership/Management meetings, expressing own views convincingly whilst supporting and respectfully challenging fellow colleagues appropriately.
  • Manage and lead the Finance/Accounts team to ensure that they are highly engaged and have the skill sets, resources and support needed to deliver in their role and achieve their objectives
  • Ensure Financial Systems are as effective as possible to deliver the required information to the business.
  • Manage and forecast annual budgets and rolling forecasts.
  • Timely reporting of monthly management accounts, weekly profitability, and full suite Board of Directors monthly reporting.
  • Partner with the business units and support functions to build budgets and forecasts based on key drivers of performance.
  • Preparation of detailed analysis and financial models to support business cases to determine capital allocation and any investment decisions.
  • Analyse business trends and historical performance, working with cross-functional teams across the organisation to map the future of our industry whilst being aligned with the Group’s Cultural Strategy

Information and Communications Technology

  • Strong systems capability and highly IT literate – capable of being super-user
  • Proven project management experience managing and implementing ICT systems.
  • The ability to implement new ERP FP&A software systems and manage further developments.
  • Lead the development, documenting and reviewing of standard operating procedures for the knowledge base including “How to” guides and for all operating policies and procedures in the business

Person Specification

  • Professional Accountancy Qualification - ACA, CIMA, ACCA CPA
  • 3-5 years post qualification experience in a senior financial role
  • Experience with or in implementing a new finance software
  • Experience of using ERP FP&A systems to their full potential and functionality
  • Experience in making financial budgets and various monthly reports
  • Production of high-level business reports for the business management and the board of Directors
  • Highly data rational with excellent technical and analytical skills
  • Experience of managing a team
  • Proven ability to build successful relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Proven ability to plan strategically across the business.

Full time, Permanent


Competitive salary, Bonus scheme, Pension, Other benefits

For a confidential discussion on this or any other current opportunity please contact Nicola Murphy on 021 233 9200 / nicola@logiskills.ie

Please note that your application for this vacancy will be forwarded to all the consultants in The Logiskills Group as you may be suitable for other roles that we are unable to advertise.

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