Financial Controller @ MS Ireland

  • Job Reference: 00000296-1
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Employers: MS Ireland
  • Location: Hybrid Working
  • Salary: €65,000 to €70,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension after six months, 25 days leave, Sick pay scheme
  • Sector: Financial Controller
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Reporting to

The Financial Controller is a key member of the Senior Management Team reporting directly to the Chief Executive and as necessary briefing the Board of Directors/Trustees at their scheduled board meetings.

Key duties & responsibilities include 

  • Preparation of monthly management accounts.
  • Preparation of annual budgets and ongoing forecasts.
  • Meet with individual managers and/or staff to discuss management of budgets and financial information when required.
  • Perform forecasts for working capital and future cash flow needs.
  • Monitor and control cash flow.
  • Design and report on key performance indicators (KPI’s).
  • Ensure proper books and records are maintained and provide full oversight of regular book-keeping tasks including payroll preparation; banking requirements; revenue requirements; and ad-hoc problem solving.
  • Preparation of year-end consolidated financial statements for audit (using SORP Accounting for Charities) and liaising with external auditors.
  • Reporting to Funders through preparation of financial returns and adhoc financial reports as required; preparation of funding proposals and submissions; liaising with Funders and preparing information as required.
  • Prepare, update, and monitor compliance of internal financial procedures, in line with funder requirements, auditor recommendations and best practice for charities.
  • Support the MS Ireland Branch network with Branch Audits, financial and fundraising procedures.
  • Risk management oversight.
  • Work as part of the senior management team in the development of the rolling strategic plan.
  • Carry out ad-hoc assignments as determined by the Chief Executive.



The Person 

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA) with minimum 7 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experience with the use of accounting packages (TAS Books).
  • Experience with the use of payroll packages (Megapay in use currently.)
  • Highly motivated with excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Strong commercial acumen.
  • Ability to motivate and manage a finance team of three staff