Job Reference 17389
Job type Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € 60,000-80,000, 80,000+

The Role

Head of Finance HYBRID

Kildare, Permanent

Report to:  CEO

Team of 8

40 hr week

Financial policy – to establish and monitor a full set of financial policies appropriate to the
Organisation. These will include maintaining financial compliance with the requirements of the
various regulatory and funding agencies  e.g. Charities Regulator, HIQA,
HSE etc.

Financial control – to ensure that the management of finance  is fully compliant with
regulatory requirements and to ensure that all financial practices carried out are handled
in an appropriate manner

Promote and manage change to maximize efficiency – to manage and monitor the use of the
organisation’s resources

Financial reporting– to ensure the preparation of year-end accounts and other financial reports as
may be required

Relationship with external stakeholders – to work closely with  external auditors, advisors
and other stakeholders as required in respect of all financial matters

Maintenance and development of an effective system of financial controls
• Maintain and develop a system of Internal Financial Controls to ensure budgetary control,
management and accountability.
• Report on variances against budget and provide detailed explanations.
• Identify and report on financial trends and identify corrective action in liaison with the CEO
and his/her senior management team.
• Ensure all reporting is delivered within the agreed time frames.
• Develop service user costing systems to support service planning

• Monitor and report on budgetary performance through the preparation of monthly
management accounts.

Management of day-to-day operations of the finance function
• Manage the day to day operations of the finance functions of the centres to include:
Accounts Payable
Patient Accounts (Accounts Receivable)
Management Information Systems
• Provide full supervision of all duties carried out by Finance staff in the centres and deal
with any competency issues.
• Promote and ensure full compliance with all Finance policies, Finance Regulation procedures
and best accounting practice at all times.
• Assist with the integration of financial and management information systems and procedures
within centres

The Person

25 days a/L

HYBRID - great flexibility

40 hour week ( 9-5.30)


The Package

A minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience

A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a leadership role

Qualified Accountant

Proficient IT skills relevant to the role, to include Microsoft Office Excel, Word,
SharePoint, OneDrive & Teams.

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