Finance Manager

Job Overview

Finance Manager required for established Kildare organisation

The main duties and responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Participate in the development of the Business Unit strategy. Manage the implementation of the 10 Year and Budget Planning processes.
  • Assess and direct the development and execution of significant business initiatives to ensure that requirements for profitability, ROCE and revenue growth are met.
  • Provide the RR management team with the weekly & monthly financial information
  • Actively participate in the management, development and deployment of business targets as a member of the senior management team.
  • Provide the key interface between the business and wider finance accounting team, for long term planning, budgeting and forecasting processes. Participate in the development of the Business Unit strategy as a member of the management team with added focus on agreeing and achieving long term targets.
  • Lead the 5 year financial planning process and convert Business Unit targets into plans, budgets, forecasts & KPIs.
  • Establish a balanced suite of financial metrics (lagging measures) linked and driven by operational KPIs/measures (leading measures)
  • Report on performance against targets, understand the reasoning behind variances, and challenge the business on recovery actions and risks and opportunities assessment.
  • Embedding, cascading, and delivering on the systematic management and governance processes throughout the Area Mgt structure.
  • Identify and support the drive for process and performance improvement.
  • Support the development of pricing strategies, agreement of major contracts and margin delivery.
  • Provide the business with accurate and timely financial information (special focus on the monthly finance reporting) to drive informed decision making including performance assessment, financial analysis and business scenario simulations.
  • Provide insight and challenge to business managers and decision makers leveraging in-depth business and market knowledge.
  • Report on performance against targets, understand the reasoning behind variances, and challenge the business on recovery actions and risks and opportunities assessment.
  • Leading the financial cycle within an S&OP-based business management process.
  • Rigorous governance on spending across the full P&L.

Your experience will include:

  • Qualified Accountant
  • Appropriate financial accounting qualifications in a high revenue generating business
  • Operational management experience in commercial or operational roles in a customer facing business
  • 5+ years' experience in senior financial management role, preferably in the Waste/Logistics Industry
  • A track record of delivery of outstanding business performance and results
  • A passion for results & performance management

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