Director of Finance

  • Job Reference: Campaign ID: 2420460
  • Date Posted: 15 May 2024
  • Employers: Wexford County Council
  • Location: Wexford, County Wexford
  • Salary: €105,000 to €124,000
  • Sector: Financial Director
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

County Wexford is in the province of Leinster and has a population of 163,527 persons (2022 Census). This represents an increase of 13,805 or 9.2% since the previous 2016 census.

Wexford shares its border with four other counties and has a total land area of 2,367 km2, Wexford is the 13th largest county of Ireland, and the 9th largest in terms of population. It is bounded by the sea on two sides, on the south by the Atlantic Ocean and on the east by the Irish Sea. The River Barrow forms its western boundary. The Blackstairs Mountains form part of the boundary to the north, as do the southern edges of the Wexford Mountains. The adjoining counties are Waterford to the south-west, Kilkenny to the west, Carlow to the north-west and Wicklow in the north.

Wexford County Council’s estimated Revenue Budget for 2024 is €164m and the planned Capital Investment programme for 2024 is €100m.

Wexford County Council is one of the county’s major employers, currently employing approximately 900 staff with 450 retired personnel. 

An opportunity now exists in Wexford County Council for the position of Director of Finance.

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director of Finance will lead and manage the finance function within the Authority. As a member of the senior management team, the Director of Finance may also have other responsibilities in the overall management of the Authority.

Details of the essential requirement and of the role are available in the Candidate Information Booklet for this competition.

The Public Appointments Service is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.