Head of Finance
RPG Recruitment
Tipperary, IE
6d ago


As a Senior Leadership Team role, the responsibilities associated with this role include, but are not limited to :

Strategic / General :

  • Key member of the senior leadership team, driving the financial, administrative, commercial, compliance and I.T. areas to ensure the development and delivery of the growth strategy for GP / KK.
  • Financial reporting :

  • Ultimate responsibility for the delivery timely and accurate preparation of Budgets, the Weekly, Monthly, Quarterly and Annual accounts and all associated working papers and reports in accordance with statutory, fiscal and legal requirements and in compliance with group guidelines.
  • Audit, Revenue & Statutory Compliance :

  • Ultimate responsibility for the timely and accurate issue of Audit compliant financial statements and adherence to ALL finance-
  • related statutory requirements.

  • Escalation point for financial stakeholders, e.g. Banks, Auditors, Revenue, EI etc.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts in these area
  • Operations

  • Support all company departments as needed in terms of allocating finance resources to facilitate the timely and accurate provision of information and guidance, e.
  • g., review and forecast reports, product costing and pricing analyses, contract reviews, margin reporting, debt management and government support initiatives.

  • The identification (in conjunction with the operational teams) of KPI’s for every department and timely and accurate reporting of actual performance against standard.
  • IT development :

  • Strategically develop the IT policy for the business in line with best practice and budgetary restrictions.
  • Cap Ex

  • Ultimate Responsibility for justification of both Budgeted and Non-Budgeted Cap ex as per company policy.
  • Banking

  • Liaise with Arrow Group representatives to secure best case Treasury management
  • Approval & Management of all other financial obligations, e.g. leases, supply contracts etc
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts in this area
  • Insurance

  • Subject matter expert on Cr insurance / Debtor risk Mgmt.
  • Subject matter expert on all other insurances (incl Employers Liability matters)
  • Develop and maintain relationships with key contacts in this area
  • People Management, Training & development

  • Underwrite and communicate all People Management responsibilities as communicated by HR / SLT
  • Lead, develop and mentor the Financial Accountant to manage a high performing finance team.
  • Skills / Experience

  • Relevant Accounting Qualification desirable
  • Relevant Experience in similar role and a proven track record
  • Experience of commercial and operational / manufacturing challenges
  • Excellent systems and controls development and implementation experience
  • A high degree of computer literacy, knowledge of standard Microsoft applications
  • Behaviours & Values

  • Approachable enthusiastic and objective
  • Energetic and dynamic with strong interpersonal skills
  • Flexible & adaptable
  • Ability to embrace, influence and drive change
  • Attention to detail & and a good listener
  • Excellent organisational skills and proven ability to handle multiple tasks / prioities
  • Effective time management skills with an ability to work on own initiative.
  • Team player and individual contributor.
  • Customer and results focused and be highly committed to providing excellent standard of service
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