Financial Controller

  • Finance
  • Dublin, Ireland

Financial Controller

Job description

An exciting new startup dealership operation in Dublin is seeking an experienced Financial Controller to join their management team. You will play a key role in shaping the commercial strategy of the business with the support of a team of outstanding automotive professionals.

You will provide the leadership and vision necessary to create a platform 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
  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Financial Controller or Dealership Accountant with a main dealer
  • 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
  • Highly-developed management and leadership skills

Whats on offer

  • Base salary negotiable
  • Performance-related bonus
  • Fully-expensed company car
  • Company pension
  • Laptop & phone