Reference: ZR_136_JOB

Group Financial Controller

Dublin, Ireland

Highly Rewarding & Competitive Salary Package.

Purely Automotive Recruitment Ltd are delighted to be offering a tremendous opportunity for a Group Financial Controller to join our client based in Dublin, Ireland. We are actively recruiting a dynamic and ambitious individual to join the senior leader team for a very successful dealer group operating a number of automotive brands across Ireland.

Reporting to the Group Chief Financial Officer and based in Dublin, this is a dynamic and exciting role, which requires a strong commercial acumen and a proven track record in leading large finance teams from within the automotive industry.

Key Responsibilities

  • Management Reporting – preparation and consolidation of monthly management reporting packs, KPI Reporting, with insightful decision support to aid the delivery of overall Group strategy.
  • Financial Reporting – leading finance responsibility for annual report production, and all filings; preparation of consolidated Group financial statements, and consolidation of Group budgets, forecasts and cash-flow statements.
  • Ensure the finance teams prepare and maintain Balance Sheet Reconciliation as well as robust internal controls.
  • Monitoring and controlling cash flow performance across the group, in particular working capital management.
  • Leadership – leading, motivating and coaching the Finance Department team of 24 people including 3 Financial Controllers.
  • Ensuring compliance with tax and corporate responsibilities.
  • Undertake strategic analysis and feasibility studies of business opportunities as they arise.

Key Skills

  • Ambitious, with a strong commercial acumen and an ability to bring out the best performance in their people.
  • An energetic leader, with excellent communication interpersonal and organisational skills.
  • A strong work ethic with solid analytical, business planning, problem-solving, communication, motivational and interpersonal skills.
  • Commercially orientated with the ability to think logically and make sound, commercial decisions coupled with solid mathematics skills and the highest degree of integrity.
  • Knowledge of accounting operations to include all aspects such as accounts receivable, general ledger, accounts payable, payroll, etc. Advanced Excel skills required.
  • Proven Group Financial Controller Experience and track record and ability to lead and control finance teams of +24 people.


  • An excellent salary commensurate with candidate profile will be offered.
  • Executive Benefits package including Executive Company Car, Pension, Income Protection, Life Cover & Health Insurance.

For more information, please follow the link on this page or contact Jason Shenton at Purely Automotive Recruitment Ltd.

Purely Automotive Recruitment is a dedicated automotive industry talent resourcing service provider operating across the UK and Ireland.

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