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Financial Controller – FMCG

o Industry

s 60,000 - 70,000

q Dublin City Centre

p Permanent

r 1761

The successful candidate will report to the General Manager and have overall responsibility for the financial reporting of the company.  They will be involved in the preparation and presentation of accurate weekly and monthly management accounts for the business, budget and forecasting, managing administration and stock control, accounts receivable and payable management.  They will also provide support to the commercial team and the General manager.


  • Develop a highly motivated, efficient and proactive finance team. This involves managing a finance team of 8 with overall responsibility for the Finance, administration and stock control.
  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of accounts (weekly and monthly) as well as financial analysis, projections, budgets and results
  • Preparation of monthly accounts to ensure the successful external audit at year end
  • Implementation and Review of Processes and controls across operations, stock, sales.  This involves daily stock reviews, POD tracking and meetings
  • Managing debtors & Bad Debts through the on-site shared services centre
  • Liaise with AP on payments for suppliers
  • Drive the commercial team to increase margin and volumes through detailed weekly analysis of categories, customers, suppliers & routes profitability
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  • Tracking of KPI’s across the business
  • Driving of cost saving initiatives
  • Develop a close working relationship with the General Manager to support her in all opportunities
  • Responsible for effective management of Facilities and related contracts
  • General Staff Recruitment; review of cover any issues


  • Hold an accountancy qualification
  • Preferably have worked in a FMCG role before
  • Have a high level of personal integrity
  • Have a developed and demonstrable resilience and a pleasant manner under pressure and adversity
  • Display a high level of emotional intelligence

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