Associate Director of Finance

  • Negotiable
  • Galway (East side of the city)

The Associate Finance Director will lead compliance & audit for Ireland. This senior leadership position will suit an individual with a passion for compliance, governance and controls. Someone who is capable of working with a wide range of stakeholders including the group’s Irish Business Leaders and Corporate Teams to deliver best in class finance support & governance.

About Your New Employer
  • This job opportunity is with a large global Medical Device company.
  • The local reputation of this company is excellent and they offer a fantastic company culture and working environment for employees.
  • Hybrid working
About Your New Job

This Associate Director job will focus on:

  • Leading the preparation & review of financial statements for 4 companies in Ireland.
  • Lead the team to ensure compliance to all Irish tax legislation across all tax categories.
  • Act as subject matter expert and advisor on Irish matters with the Corporate Tax & Accounting teams on acquisitions, IP valuations and subsidiary investments.
  • Ensure an efficient system of internal controls is in place which gives management & Irish company board members assurance that Irish companies are compliant to local regulations.
  • Lead all external & internal audit engagements.
  • Manage financial advisor engagements, including fee negotiations.
  • Lead teams supporting strategic projects. E.g. Company restructuring projects, transformation programs & continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Lead the Galway payroll services team ensuring accurate, timely payroll for our employees.
  • Partner with Finance Leaders to build a high performing & engaged team.
  • Join the Board of Directors for the Irish companies & fulfil related responsibilities as needed.
  • Lead & develop a team of 8 people.

A more detailed job description is available on request.

What Skills/Experience You Need
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant with experience in a large-scale multinational company.
  • Tax qualification would be preferred but is not absolutely essential.
  • Minimum Level 8 degree in relevant area (E.g. Commerce, Business, Accounting) required.
  • Proven track record of Senior Leadership.
  • Proven ability to work & communicate effectively with multiple stakeholders.
  • Proven track record of leading & developing teams.
  • Proven track record of identifying & implementing process improvements.
What’s Next
  • Apply now by clicking the “Apply Now" button or contact me, Louisa Poinboeuf at
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