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Financial Controller (Life Sciences)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 6740

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Barden are delighted to be exclusively partnering with our client on an exciting new appointment for an Irish Business operating in the Life Sciences sector.

The business is continuously growing and has expanded internationally in recent years. Together with the Group CFO, you will play a key role to steering the company towards its strategic goals.

This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced financial professional to take on a challenging and rewarding role with a clear career path, in a growing and dynamic industry.


  • Lead, motivate and develop your Finance team, fostering a culture of engagement creating a great place to work.
  • Oversee the Group Financial Reporting period end processes including consolidation, providing detailed analysis for Senior Management decision making.
  • Responsible for annual forecasting and budgeting process, partnering with various departments.
  • Act as a key contributor towards the development and execution of digital transformation strategies.
  • Maintain a strong control environment during a period of growth and expansion.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Liaise with external professional advisors as required e.g. Auditors, tax, consulting


  • Qualified Accountant with a recognised accountancy body
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills
  • Effective leader, ability to act with integrity
  • Strong systems experience, proficient in financial software and tools
  • Self starter


Barden’s Accounting and Tax recruitment practice is where finance professionals go before they start looking for a job. Make sure you get expert advice about your Accounting / Tax career from Barden first – your future is just too important to leave to chance.

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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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