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Manager: IT Strategy for Fiance

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork (All)

Ref # 8068b

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Barden is delighted to have been engaged by a leading multinational business in Cork, with significant local and global operations, to identify a Finance Information Technology Manager to join their technology team and play an integral role in their digital transformation journey across the Finance function.

This is a pivotal phase for my client, revolutionizing technology’s role across the organization. With a global focus, IT professionals support internal clients across multiple countries, deploying innovative solutions to drive outstanding results. If you’re passionate about leveraging technology to solve business challenges, this opportunity could elevate your skills to new heights.

“In this role, you’ll be the bridge between Finance and IT, collaborating closely with Finance leaders to shape their digital roadmap. Success means blending strategic vision with technical know-how to guide programs to fruition, all while inspiring and empowering others to navigate complex challenges.” CTO


  • Collaborate with Finance Leadership to shape IT, Digital & Analytical strategies that drive functional goals and address challenges, risks, and opportunities.
  • Develop robust business cases for programs in tandem with the Finance function, ensuring clear identification of ROI and benefits.
  • Spearhead vendor selection processes, evaluating cost, quality, and capability alignment for program delivery, and oversee ongoing vendor performance and relationships.
  • Lead the delivery of IT, Digital & Analytical Finance programs, coordinating with broader IT teams to ensure alignment with program plans and transformative capabilities for the Finance function.


  • Bachelor’s degree in IT, Accounting, or equivalent with over 10 years of IT business experience, particularly in global SAP and ERP implementations.
  • Extensive expertise in core SAP Finance solutions and governance, as well as deep experience in developing Finance Analytics utilizing tools like SAP BW, HANA, and Microsoft Power BI.
  • Proficient in Financial Planning, Analysis, and Budgeting, with a track record of outstanding customer service, vendor management, and effective communication across all organizational levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex problems, manage budgets, develop teams, and engage senior stakeholders, while keeping abreast of industry trends and fostering enthusiasm and collaboration within teams.

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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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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