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Finance Director

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    Sarah McKenna

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    4 months ago

Group Finance Director | Short-term progression to CFO | Real-Estate Development | Circa €100k base | Dublin CC 

The Opportunity

This is an excellent opportunity for a seasoned Financial Controller within the property development sector who is ready to step into the role of Finance Director within a profitable and established real-estate investment firm. 
The Finance Director will have overall responsibility for financial strategy, financial reporting, FP&A, interpretation and analysis of financial results and supporting commercial decision making.

The Challenge

Reporting to the company Directors and CFO, role will involve:

  • Leadership and management of the finance function
  • Financial Reporting - overall responsibility for the day to day running of the finance function and reporting for a large number of entities
  • Management Reporting - annual budget, variance analysis on performance against budget, forecasting, setting and monitoring KPI’s
  • Board reporting, and preparation and presentation of an insightful management reporting pack, with key insights, commentary and suggestions 
  • Strategic Planning - working closely with the Directors on annual strategic business planning
  • Working Capital & Cashflow Management
  • Acquisitions and site development - assisting with new acquisitions, due diligence, financial modelling and structuring
  • Tax Compliance, Risk Management & Controls, management of external audit
  • Funding - liaising with external debt providers, negotiating bank debt financing
  • Systems – ensuring appropriate systems in place to support the growth and development
The Expertise

The successful candidate will have the following background:

  • Qualified accountant with at least 7 years’ PQE, with current experience working within the property development sector, real-estate investment or construction sector
  • Must be a development firm backed by institutional investors rather than HNW individuals
  • Experience in negotiating and completing bank finance agreements
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Experience in finance transformation

Next Steps

If this position will enhance your career and you would like further details on the client, the role, remuneration or a copy of the position description, please apply per the link.