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Senior Finance Consultant (Cork, West of City)

Type Permanent

Salary Negotiable

Location Cork West

Ref # 8010

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Senior Finance Consultant (Cork, West of City)

Our client, an established, successful, and forward-thinking Professional Services Firm, is seeking a Senior Finance Consultant to join their team. This role offers a diverse range of responsibilities, including the preparation, review, and analysis of financial results. You will also provide commercial insights to clients to help drive profitability and advise on other business matters, such as process and control improvements. Effectively acting as the Financial Controller for your clients within the Retail industry.

The ideal candidate will have superb attention to detail and possess genuine inquisitiveness about business performance. You will be solution-driven and keen to make a positive impact for your clients, all while enjoying a good work-life balance.

“We are very excited to be adding this senior role to our existing team. This role will provide excellent experience and variety coupled with further progression opportunities in the business.” – Financial Controller

 For more information on this position, please contact Simon Cogan (, Caroline Frawley (, or Denis Galvin (


  • Review financial reports, management accounts, and KPIs for accuracy and timeliness.
  • Manage and analyze working capital requirements for clients.
  • Identify opportunities to increase gross margin through financial analysis and benchmarking.
  • Cost control initiatives across various areas of spend.
  • Evaluate and implement effective internal controls.
  • Mentor, coach, and develop a team of Accountants and trainee Accountants.
  • Other ad hoc duties and projects as required.


  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years PQE.
  • Highly proficient in MS Office, particularly MS Excel.
  • Effective multitasking ability and the initiative to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Positive attitude, excellent attention to detail, and a desire to genuinely solve problems for the Company and their clients.
  • Effective communicator with the ability to influence in a customer-facing capacity.


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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