Financial Controller with Italian

70000 - €80000 per annum Permanent Cork
17/07/2017 Ref: DLBH989
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A leading company in pharmaceutical sector based in Cork is seeking a fluent Italian speaking Financial Controller with Share Service Centre experience. The Financial Controller will be expected to embrace and contribute to the culture of compliance and continuous improvement with a focus on streamlining processes adding value to the business and meeting customer/stakeholder needs.


  • Ownership and Accountability for delivering accurate, robust and timely US GAAP and Local Italian Financial Statements, validated through regular internal and external audits.
  • Build Relationships with key stakeholders across the Company to develop business acumen, commercial awareness across a broad base of business and act as a strategic business partner
  • Influence and Drive Process Improvement and Efficiency across the Shared Service Cente.
  • Influence and Co-ordinate the integration of local, regional and corporate initiatives.
  • Partner with Finance Director to design and maintain appropriate, right sized resourcing levels to provide Optimum Financial Services and Solutions.
  • Lead a team of tax and accounting professionals


  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years post qualified experience.
  • GAAP/IFRS accounting standards knowledge.
  • Controllership experience matured in Multinational Companies is an advantage
  • Extensive Local Italian financial reporting and Tax experience
  • Master’s Degree MBA qualification is desirable.
  • Italian native Language
  • Strong People Management & Leadership Skills
  • Systems Experience (SAP/Oracle) is an advantage
  • Travel when required

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