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Group Commercial Controller – Global Sports Organisation

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Dublin (All)

Ref # 7021

Barden are delighted to have been asked to act on behalf of the Group COO to support the appointment of a Group Commercial Controller to oversee the finance and reporting function for a significant global sports organisation.

Leading a seven-person team, this could be a career defining role for the right person as the organisation embarks upon an unprecedented period of transformation.

‘This is a unique opportunity to step into a people leadership role in a period of significant transformation, and to make your mark overtime and with experience have a strong commercial impact on the business’ Group COO.

 The role sits alongside the heads of finance and reports to the Chief Financial Officer


  • Support the CFO in the delivery of finances operational & transformational goals
  • Ensure compliance to internal control strategy and group policies
  • Ensure operational reporting and month end process are accurate and on-time
  • Leading a team through a large scale finance transformation journey
  • Working alongside sales & commercial teams in driving process improvement
  • Facilitating and fostering standardisation & automation of financial operational processes
  • Calculating and monitoring the Key Performance Indicators of the Business
  • Develop internal relationships to ensure accuracy, maintenance and delivery of financial reports, statements, and information.
  • Manage external audit process and produce annual financial statements


  • ACCA (or equivalent)
  • At least 8 years’ experience in financial controllership type role
  • Managed teams
  • Exposure to international finance
  • Excellent communication skills
  • 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
  • Travel may be required

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