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Head Of Finance Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Pike

Last update 2024-04-12
Expires 2024-04-11
ID #2084066183
Head Of Finance Dublin, Ireland, Dublin Pike
Ireland, Cork, Dublin Pike,
Modified March 23, 2024


Head of Finance

About The Corporate Governance Institute
In 2020, we established the Corporate Governance Institute to fill the gap in the
corporate governance and ESG education and certification market by providing university accredited education programmes online that are state of the art in terms of content, pedagogy, innovation and relevance to directors globally.
We're not just a business; we're a passionate team aspiring to make a significant impact ready to expand further and faster to make the most of the market opportunity.
The company has had global aspirations from the start and today we now serve customers in over 50 countries and employ 40 people from a variety of international and cultural backgrounds. The business is growing rapidly year on year and we are expanding our team.
This role will require someone with a desire to work in a fast growing company with good commercial skills backed up with the ability to enhance our financial reporting systems and internal controls. Learn more about us


The focus of this role

You will work closely with the CEO to define and lead the execution of short-term and long-term company goals. As Head of Finance, you will be responsible for all financial operations of the organisation including performance information and analysis for decision-making purposes, preparation of annual plans, financial models, budgets, and rolling forecasts and financial plans, for various internal stakeholders and external investors.
In addition to having full responsibility for all day-to-day financial operations of the Company, as Head of Finance you will play a key role in the strategic and financial development of the business with the opportunity to grow into the role of CFO.
This opportunity is ideal for an ambitious and commercially focused individual eager to elevate their career.
Key Responsibilities

Your key tasks and responsibilities will include:
Execute agreed on board decisions designed to ensure the achievement of the Company’s objectives, targets and budgets.

Play a key role in the strategic planning of the business and advise the board on the economic, financial, market, legal or other factors which may assist decision-making.

Ensure a comprehensive reporting system is in place to provide the board with timely and accurate information on the financial performance of the Company.

Ensure that the function is adequately resourced in terms of human, systems and technical resources to assure cost-effective and efficient service delivery.

Cultivate strong relationships with key stakeholders of the business (equity and debt providers, key customers and underwriter partners).

Manage daily finance operations
Manage the day-to-day operations of the finance function including monitoring
bank reconciliations, fixed asset registers, supplier payments, managing debtors and cash collections.

Ensure that the finance function is resourced in terms of human, systems and technical resources to assure cost-effective and efficient service delivery.

Budgeting & forecasting
Prepare Company budgets, sales forecasts and cash flow projections, working with the Senior Leadership Team.

Prepare financial models for internal and external stakeholders

Comfortable preparing investor reports and presenting at that level

Comfortable being part of a team leading the investment process

Providing finance insights
Prepare Monthly Management accounts including insights and constructive commentary on variances

Work with the Senior Leadership Team to critique and analyse customer, product, and sales channel margins.

Improve current Management reports as well as develop and create new reports & KPIs that provide financial insights and directly impact strategic decisions.

Work with the ‘Heads of functions’ to investigate and challenge variances in expenditures against budget and company sales performance against budget, and initiate corrective action.

Financial policy, planning and risk
Improve, document and augment the company's internal financial controls

Maintain the company risk register.

Ensure robust systems of financial management and control are in place to assure

integrity of the business’ management and its statutory reporting.

Develop, maintain and review strategic financing strategies to support short, mid and long term growth plans.

Contribute proactively to continuous improvement in operational efficiency and


Ensure and monitor effective compliance with all corporate governance/company secretarial requirements.

Ensure Revenue compliance (VAT/PAYE/CORPORATION TAX).

Work with the external auditors to close out annual financial statements.

Desired Experience and Education

You are a professionally qualified accountant - (ACA, ACCA, CIMA).

You have 5 years minimum post accountancy qualification, ideally in tech or start-up environment

You currently hold a senior finance position

IT skills including knowledge of Xero, Google Suite, Excel and other job specific software.

Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and manage well across the organisation

Problem-solving ability to make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

High integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance.

Energetic, highly motivated, with an enquiring mind and passion for excellence and innovation in pursuit of business growth and success.

Experience in reporting to Boards, presenting complex matters in a clear and concise manner.

Proven experience working to tight reporting deadlines

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

What we offer you

A competitive salary package

Growth Opportunities: We provide multiple avenues for personal and professional development, encouraging you to learn and evolve in your career journey

25 annual leave days increasing with years service

Paid sick leave

The chance to be part of a rapidly growing company with global ambitions

A vibrant, dynamic team with a strong performance culture

Regular compensation reviews - we reward great work!

Remote or Hybrid working - work from home or in-office, according to your preference

The individual will be based in Ireland.

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about yourself.
CGI is an equal opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We strongly encourage candidates from all backgrounds and experiences to apply. We value diversity and believe that a diverse team leads to better creativity and innovation.


Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Head of finance dublin, ireland
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