Financial Controller - €50k salary + bens.

  • Finance
  • Carlow, Ireland

Financial Controller - €50k salary + bens.

Job description

An established and thriving franchise dealership based in Carlow is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their management team. As part of the senior team, you will play a key role in shaping significant growth for the dealership. The role is responsible for providing the leadership, management and vision necessary to create a best practice platform and to ensure the company has the processes, reporting procedures, people and systems in place to facilitate continued growth and ongoing customer loyalty. 


The Role:

  • Preparing regular operating controls detailing vehicle order take and vehicle stocks
  • Providing advice on business strategy improvements
  • Producing monthly, quarterly and annual management reports
  • Annual budgets and rolling-forecasts for the product portfolio
  • Product cost reporting and commentary
  • Assist in the preparation of statutory financial accounts and liaise with external auditors
  • Review internal controls and provide commentaries on improvement


  • Experienced Financial Controller with a deep understanding of franchise dealership operations and finance functions and how they contribute to the value proposition of an organisation
  • Experience with Kerridge/CDK dealer management system an advantage
  • Experienced in providing high quality information on a real time basis  
  • Sound financial acumen - P&L, balance sheet and cash flow intelligence as well as being capable of developing performance dashboards and providing insightful analysis
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills and a high attention to detail
  • Relevant accountancy qualification
  • Well-developed management and leadership skills
  • Within a reasonable commute of Carlow Town


What's on offer:

  • Basic Salary - €50K
  • Performance bonus
  • Company car
  • Laptop & mobile phone