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Financial Controller – Ballydoyle Racing

o Industry


q Tipperary

p Permanent

r 1880

Ballydoyle Racing Stable, acknowledged by many racing experts to be the finest training establishment in the world, has retained Accountancy Professionals to recruit for a Financial Controller.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to get commercially involved in an incredibly dynamic environment and oversee a team of five. The ideal profile will be a Big 4 ACA with 2-4 years PQE in industry.


  • Overseeing all aspects of the finance and administration function including payroll & HR, accounts payable, accounts receivable etc
  • Ensure all necessary controls are being followed to safeguard the assets of the company.
  • Annual budgeting and forecasting process
  • Weekly KPI reporting
  • Review of year-end financial accounts and quarterly management accounts including analysing and investigating variances
  • Work closely with all external parties on audit, insurance, revenue and banking etc.
  • Ongoing review and control of expenditure
  • Continuous improvement of financial reporting processes
  • Oversee capital projects
  • Other ah hoc projects and duties as required


  • Qualified Accountant with experience in a commercial/services environment.
  • Commercial/entrepreneurial decision making aptitude and an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Good interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate confidently with senior management and external parties.
  • Ability to work well under pressure, using your own initiative and be flexible.
  • Strong HR knowledge and experience
  • Strong IT skills and familiarity with financial accounting and reporting systems

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