Head of Finance Galway County Council

  • Job Reference: 00000398-1
  • Date Posted: 20 September 2022
  • Employers: Public Jobs
  • Location: Dublin, County Dublin
  • Salary: €60,000 to €90,000
  • Sector: Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Galway is one of the 31 County and City Councils who collectively have on average a sectoral revenue spend of over €4 billion and capital spend in excess of €2 billion per annum. Local authorities employ over 28,000 staff or 1/10th of total public service employment.


A vacancy now exists in Galway County Council for an experienced Senior Manager to play a leadership role as Head of Finance. Reporting to the Chief Executive, s/he will be responsible for policy implementation, service delivery and change management.


The successful candidate will have:


• A career record that demonstrates the necessary senior level leadership and management skills to manage, develop and motivate a large multidisciplinary team;

• Experience of managing change in a complex and dynamic environment;

• A significant record of achievement of results;

• Excellent stakeholder management, influencing and communication skills.


We are committed to a policy of equal opportunity and encourage applications under all nine grounds of the Employment Equality Act.


Closing Date: 6th October 2022