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Finance Strategy Manager

Type Contract

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork City

Ref # 8441

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Finance Strategy Manager

Are you looking for something a bit different from a typical finance role? Do you want to use your expertise to drive the strategic and commercial objectives of a business forward? Opportunities like this don’t come around every day.

In this role, you will collaborate closely with various stakeholders to integrate new business initiatives across the organization. You will be responsible for strategic financial management activities, including analysis, reporting, budgeting and forecasting and long-term financial planning for strategic projects. With a strong focus on driving change, the ideal candidate for this position is a finance professional with a strategic mindset, and with a passion for building relationships and stakeholder management.

This role offers real potential to build your future in a progressive, innovative organization. If you’re interested in learning more, please drop me a line at You can also contact my colleagues at or We would be delighted to set up a discovery call.


  • Collaborating with the strategic senior leadership team to design and execute the annual strategy.
  • Leading strategic financial management initiatives, overseeing P&L reporting, budgeting, forecasting, long-term financial planning and financial tracking of these initiatives.
  • Establishing and managing a standalone financial operation in alignment with financial processes, operational practices and governance frameworks.
  • Engaging with and influencing key internal stakeholders regarding strategy, performance, and necessary interventions to support the agreed-upon plans.
  • Maintaining regular communication and updates with senior leaders and business stakeholders.


  • Qualified accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management abilities.
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills.
  • Proficient in strategic thinking.
  • Motivated self-starter who enjoys working as part of a team.


Hi, we’re Barden.  We’re the Partner Led Talent Advisory & Recruitment Firm that puts Talent first. With practices across Accounting & Tax, Business Support, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Legal, Supply Chain, and Technology, we help build world-class teams for Ireland’s top companies and we help top Talent achieve their ambitions.Simple.

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Working with Jonathan’s team
Jonathan Olden leads a team of accounting recruitment experts that work exclusively with the accounting professionals across Munster. With a deep understanding of leading businesses, team structures, cultures and the nuances of the Munster market, Jonathan and his team, many of whom are accountants themselves, go to great lengths to provide a consultative and supportive service to the people they work with. Jonathan and his team are where accounting professionals in Munster go for advice before they start looking for a job.

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