Finance Manager, Retail Group, Dublin City

Role Description

Our Client

Our client is a leading retail Group, with an impressive track record. While the finance function is well run, there is an opportunity to improve processes and procedures and modernise (all great additions to your CV!)

Finance Manager

Reporting to the Finance Director, duties will include:

  • Lead and manage the finance team
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts pack for all retail stores plus website and hospitality entity
  • Analysis of company business performance against budget and previous year and relaying and communicating effectively to the leadership team
  • Weekly forecasts, period reporting and budget tracking 
  • Working with the relevant team members to achieve sales, gross profits and costing targets
  • Liaising with Retail Operations regarding cash, margin and stock controls across the branch network.
  • Accounting for capital expenditure projects including amounts due to the main contractors including shop fitting, electrical etc. reporting to budget
  • Monitoring and control of website receipts including from World First and charges, including to Amazon, Paypal and Ebay.
  • Accounting for corporate sales and receivables.
  • Continuously improving the efficiency of the finance function with an ability to implement new ideas
  • Provide cover and support in areas such as posting  bank receipts and payments, monthly bank reconciliations, processing month-end EFT payments
  • Ad hoc projects

Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified Accountant (CIMA/ACA/ACCA etc)
  • Retail or FMCG industry experience
  • Experience of managing finance staff
  • Expert in MS Office with strong Excel skills
  • Enjoy working in a fast paced environment
  • Good attention to detail and organized 
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • Flexible, reliable and ability to multitask and re-prioritize when appropriate
  • Strong relationship managment skills
  • Can work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills- will be able to get "buy in" to changes introduced

Please call me on 5005983 or email the above address

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