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Career: Financial Controller


We’re hiring for a Financial Controller

We’re NFP and we provide services and solutions to support businesses and people. We have capabilities that extend around the globe, including here in the UK, Ireland, EMEA, APAC and North America. It’s a time of rapid growth for the European arm of the business, so we are looking for someone to join our finance team as the Financial Controller, for NFP Ireland. This role will be responsible for managing all aspects of audit and compliance, transactional finance, management accounts, team management, and leading transformational projects.

About the role

We are recruiting for a Financial Controller to join our finance team, based in Dublin. This role will support the European Division in transforming the core financial operations within NFP Europe as the company continues to grow.

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Overview of duties

  Audit and Compliance:

  • Ensure the accuracy and reliability of statutory accounts, taking full ownership of the process.
  • Preparing consolidated financial statements for the holding company and support audit activities in the US
  • Lead the coordination of the statutory audit for all Irish entities within the NFP Group.
  • Oversee the preparation of Central Bank of Ireland (CBI) returns, VAT, corporation tax calculations, and P30 returns, ensuring accuracy and compliance

  Transactional Finance:

  • Review and approve accounts payable transactions and ensure weekly payment processes are efficient for all Irish entities
  • Oversee payroll operations, ensuring alignment with budgets and facilitating changes as needed
  • Conduct payroll analysis, providing insights into variances and ensuring budget compliance
  • Authorise payments to insurers, monitor staff expenses and credit card activity

  Management Accounts:

  • Collaborate with the operations director to classify income and support revenue analysis
  • Coordinate the month-end process, ensuring timely and accurate financial reporting
  • Perform variance analysis, comparing actual results to the budget, and manage intercompany reconciliations
  • Review and ensure the accuracy of Income statement & Balance Sheet workbooks
  • Oversee the process of preparing and submitting financial information to the group
  • Support the Group FC in reviewing the general ledger system and understanding regional and in-country requirements within Ireland and the wider NFP group

  Team Management:

  • Lead a team of 6, setting annual objectives, conducting reviews, and providing day to day support
  • Foster a culture of excellence, accountability, and continuous improvement within the team

  Transformational Projects:

  • Drive integration and efficiency across various finance processes and systems
  • Play a key role in bringing management accounts in house & streamlining banking providers
  • Lead strategic initiatives to integrate acquisitions, ensuring full compliance with NFP's established processes and procedures
  • Support the Group FC in restructuring the financial control team in Ireland to better meet the needs of the business as we acquire additional companies and further integrate existing entities
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects as and when required

Person specification

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Strong understanding of audit and compliance processes, financial reporting, and tax regulations in Ireland
  • Exceptional leadership abilities with experience managing finance teams
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving, and project management skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic, fast-paced environment
  • Highly personable; ability to work both independently and as part of multiple teams

Education / and or Experience

  • Proven post qualification experience as a Finance Controller or similar role
  • Degree level or equivalent educational qualifications
  • Fully qualified accountant: ACA/ACCA is preferable

Key information:

Hours: Monday – Friday, 35 Hours
Blackrock, Dublin - Hybrid

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What you’ll love about us

We may be a global business, but our culture is united and truly collaborative. We strive to adopt a genuinely flexible approach to working, and we have the technology to make it as easy as possible for our people around the world to connect to one another, and to be productive in and out of the office.

We want everyone to bring their best selves to work each day, so we have a relaxed and casual office environment, plus great employee benefits and socials. Joining NFP means you’ll get plenty of opportunities to invest in your career and personal development.

Attractions - NFP

  • We pride ourselves on our fast-paced, collaborative, vibrant working environment and hybrid model for part-remote working
  • Our PeopleFirst culture means our people work in a flexible and autonomous way and have the freedom and expertise to deliver outstanding service to clients in the way that they know-how.
  • We build partnerships with organisations that can complement our client offering and we invest in new technology to deliver innovative solutions in our given markets.
  • We focus on making sure that people can bring their best selves to work every day; and that they are placing as much importance on family and community as they do their valuable work.
  • Our diversity and inclusion initiatives and charity work form a large part of this. NFP has an Executive Board member who is dedicated to diversity and inclusion, and has a D&I Board made up of individuals from across our entire business.
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