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Assistant Financial Controller (Manufacturing)

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 6567

Barden are delighted to be working with a rapidly-growing multinational business, in the manufacturing sector, who are looking to hire an ambitious Assistant Financial Controller to join the team, initially on a 12 month contract basis.

Working within the company’s global finance centre, based in Cork and reporting to a high-calibre Director of Finance, this person will get huge exposure as part of a global team, working closely with key stakeholders on a wide range of activities, including project work.

“We are looking for someone that is curious, that will challenge the status quo and can see a better way of doing things. We will take the time to train this person in and it really is an opportunity for the long-term for the right person”– Hiring Manager


  • Responsible for review and posting of month-end close and accounting transactions for assigned entities;
  • Responsible for the accounting and reporting requirements under US and local GAAP;
  • Liaising with Finance Controllers globally and global finance teams on a variety of tasks including quarter-end reviews;
  • Creating a culture of continuous improvement;
  • Assisting with revenue recognition activities in a highly acquisitive business;
  • Acting as a business partner to the wider finance team;
  • Assisting with the audit and ensuring deadlines are met on a timely basis;
  • Involvement in ad-hoc projects as required.


  • Qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA, CIMA, CFA or CPA) with 3+ years’ PQE;
  • Strong technical skills and system experience (SAP experience is an advantage but not essential);
  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to work on your own initiative;
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel;
  • Experience in introducing and implementing new systems and controls.

Please reach out to Siobhán Sexton in Barden ( for more information.

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