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Finance Transformation – Manager (Business Consulting)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin (All)

Ref # 8104

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Are you a Consulting and Transformation professional looking for a move to one of Ireland’s leading Business Consulting teams?  Do you currently support businesses who are focusing on creating agile & dynamic finance functions, that enable them to align finance strategies to broader strategic priorities?

About The Opportunity

Barden are delighted to partner exclusively with a global leading Business Consulting practice  to support the appointment of a ‘Finance Transformation Manager’. The Business is expanding  its Consulting practice in Ireland and are seeking to recruit high achieving individuals to be  part of their growing Business Consulting team in the domain of Finance / Digital Finance transformation. 

The Finance Transformation team delivers globally integrated Finance service offerings to their clients, including:

  • Agile Business Finance
  • Enterprise Intelligence
  • Global Business Services (GBS)
  • Digital Finance Strategy and Operating Model

“Key to many of our Finance Transformation engagements is the identification, evaluation and deployment of the right technology to support our clients’ business agenda. In particular, this involves intertwining our Finance and Shared Services portfolio with other offerings like cyber security, analytics, RPA and digital technologies. In order to support our continued growth we are seeking to bring on board experienced consulting professionals who will drive the continued growth of our Finance Transformation services in Ireland”. Partner – Business Consulting


Key responsibilities will include:

Working within the Finance Transformation practice, you will:

  • Work as part of a client engagement teams with diverse skills and backgrounds. Foster an innovative and inclusive team-oriented work environment.
  • Deliver high-quality work products within expected timeframes and on budget. Foster relationships with client personnel at appropriate levels. Monitor progress, manage risk and ensure key stakeholders are kept informed about progress and expected outcomes. Manage expectations of client service delivery.
  • Cultivate and manage business development opportunities. Understand the overall business and its service lines and actively assess/present ways to serve clients. Develop and maintain long-term client relationships and networks.
  • Contribute to PI Finance practice development specifically in the areas of operations, thought leadership, marketing activities and training.
  • Demonstrate in-depth technical capabilities and professional knowledge. Demonstrate ability to quickly assimilate to new knowledge. Possess good business acumen. Remain current on new developments in Consulting services capabilities and industry knowledge.


Skills and attributes for success:

  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience including previous consulting experience.
  • Strong academic record including a third level degree, preferably in a finance/accounting, business or project related area.
  • MBA, ACCA/ACA/CIMA and/or PMP/Prince2 qualification.
  • Strong process improvement experience in one or two of the following areas:
    • Transactional processing: Order to Cash; Procure to Pay; Record to Report.
    • Financial planning and analysis: Budgeting, Planning, and Reporting.
    • Financial reporting including value & performance management.
    • Finance process & automation.

What our client is looking for:

They are looking for ambitious professionals who can demonstrate experience of significant business transformation to work across multiple sectors and specifically those with a strong background in Finance transformation and technology. In addition, individuals with a consulting background and those who have gained project and programme delivery experience.


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, Legal, Life Sciences, 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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With over 11 years of technical recruitment experience Dan sits within our Technology Talent Advisory and Recruitment Practice as Business Lead specialising in Analytics roles. Over the years Dan has helped clients from start ups, SMEs to Multi-Nationals scale their teams with talent across Infrastructure, Software Development, IT Security, Solutions Architects, Database and Data Analytics. Dan recruits nationally in Ireland and has experience helping local clients add talent to their teams in mainland Europe.

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