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Financial Controller – Construction – Co. Offaly

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Kildare

Ref # 7040

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Barden are delighted to have been exclusively engaged by the MD of a growing construction company to support the appointment of a Financial Controller. The successful candidate will oversee the finance and reporting function for an ambitious high growth construction company. Managing a small team, you will be responsible for all finance related matters in a scaling company. This is a broad role encapsulating management of operational finance, as well as driving forward the finance transformation agenda.

 “We’re looking for someone to play a part in our journey and help shape the future of our finance landscape. Its an exciting time for our industry and there are huge opportunities available for a person who can contribute, add value and isn’t afraid to get stuck in” Deputy Managing Director


  • Manage a small finance operations team inclusive of GL, Payroll, AP & AR.
  • Manage the month end close and reporting process – ensuring on time and accurate.
  • Ensure all Finance related policies and procedures are prepared, rolled out and enacted upon.
  • Ensure appropriate system and process controls are in place and adhered to.
  • Drive system and process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Manage the statutory reporting & external audit process.
  • Ensure timely and accurate invoicing, collection and payment processes.
  • Develop and roll out monthly Finance KPIs .
  • Business Partner with Senior Management in producing the annual financial budget and ongoing forecasts.
  • Supporting on financial implications, identification and management of risks related to key business decisions.
  • Raise appropriate funding and establish the appropriate financial infrastructure systems and processes.


  • Qualified Accountant with recent experience in the construction industry
  • Financial Control and People Management experience.
  • Finance transformation experience desirable but not essential.
  • Be ambitious, hard working and a team player.
  • Be very comfortable working on their own initiative.
  • Have excellent IT and project management skills.
  • Multi-tasking and ability to work against tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong proficiency in managing databases and applications, Ms Office, Excel etc.

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Bernardo is a qualified lawyer, having qualified in Portugal through a top tier law firm in the country. Before joining the world of recruitment in 2017 he practiced in-house for 4 years with IBM and Parexel, two of the leading multinational companies within the technology and healthcare sectors. Bernardo is an expert in recruitment within the legal, company secretarial and data protection markets. He partners with and supports a variety of companies and clients across all industries, both in the private and public sector, with a particular focus on in-house legal roles.

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