Job Reference 16990
Job type Contract, Permanent
Location Kildare
Salary € Negotiable

The Role

Interim Head of Finance


Duration: Approx Nine months

To start ASAP


Reporting to the acting Director of Corporate Services, this is a specified purpose contract and is based in North Kildare.

The incumbent will lead an effective and progressive finance function across the organisation. They will oversee a team of ten professionals in Ireland and will support a significant number of overseas based financial professionals including approximately fifteen Country Office based Finance & Administration Managers. The incumbent will develop strong cross-organisational relationships to ensure strategic alignment of finance across divisions and units.

Key responsibilities

  • Financial Reporting & Audit
  • Enhancement of Internal Controls & Accounting Systems
  • Budgeting & Financial Planning
  • Treasury & Cash Flow Planning
  • Business Partnership
  • Leadership of the Finance Function





The Person

Essential Requirements

Qualifications: Qualified Chartered or Certified accountant with at least 7 years post qualification experience (ACA, ACCA, CIMA or CPA).

Experience and skills:

A minimum of three years relevant experience at management level in the non-profit sector with a demonstrable track record of achievement, including experience of SORP accounting.
Proven ability to step up and take ownership of managing and developing a diverse group of dedicated accounting professionals in a dynamic multi-currency and multi region organisation;
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to connect with people and to convert data into information, including professional presentation of information;
Understanding of key principles of sound financial management, financial control procedures and risk management;
High quality analytical, problem solving, and conceptual skills necessary for effective strategic thinking and clear decision making

The Package

Excellent package on offer - Benefits and flexibility**


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