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Financial Controller (SaaS)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork East

Ref # 7836

Barden is proud to be exclusively partnering with a dynamic SaaS (Software as a Service) business looking to appoint a Financial Controller to join their team. This company is already established as a notable success story in Cork and is strategically positioned for further growth.

This opportunity is well-suited for an accomplished Finance Professional with circa 5+ years of PQE, ready to progress their career. The leadership team is seeking an individual who will oversee the finance function and who possesses a mindset for continuous process improvement. Working closely with both the CFO and Commercial Controller this role encompasses a diverse range of responsibilities.

The ideal candidate possesses strong communication skills, capable of effective business partnering at all levels. The company values work-life balance and flexible working arrangements.

If you’re interested, please reach out for a confidential chat – feel free to drop me a message via LinkedIn or email Additionally, don’t hesitate to contact my colleagues Caroline Frawley or Denis Galvin.


  • Coordinate period-end Financial Statements across multiple entities and currencies.
  • Supervise month-end reporting, including general ledger ownership.
  • Offer technical expertise in accounting topics such as Transfer Pricing, R&D Capitalization, and Revenue Recognition.
  • Lead the evolution and maintenance of a robust system of controls, policies, and procedures.
  • Collaborate with external auditors and actively contribute to the Annual Financial Audit.
  • Play a key role in the system implementation project and various continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Assist with ad hoc projects as needed, supporting both Finance and broader business projects.
  • Supervise, support and mentor 3 finance specialists.


  • Qualified Accountant with 5+ years PQE.
  • Previous experience in a SaaS business is advantageous.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills at all levels.
  • Positive attitude with a high level of personal integrity.


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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