General Manager Ref: HM/143 - Co Louth

Accountancy & Finance
Ref: 94 Date Posted: Friday 19 Jul 2019
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Overview of role: Our client based in Co Meath is seeking an experienced and multi-skilled person to fill the role of General Manager Finance on a full-time permanent basis. The successful candidate will take overall responsibility for all Financial and Administrative functions and personnel, while also supporting the company’s Directors in the overall management in order to grow the business and maintain the current very high levels of customer satisfaction.  



Act as Financial Controller with the support of in-house accounts administrator and our external Accounting Partners.  This will include responsibility for having oversight of  accounts receivable and ensuring that aged debtors continue to be well-managed;  overseeing the accounts payable function and authorising bank payments to suppliers.

Ensure that the financial processes relating to the suite of  Technical Services provided to customers, including validation/ service/ calibration contracts, engineer site visits etc, are carefully managed and processed efficiently  This will involve becoming very familiar and in-tune with this aspect of the business and using the CRM software which manages our contracts and engineer activities on customers sites.

Generation of financial and management reports from the accounts and sales software on an ongoing basis for Directors.

Have oversight and responsibility for staff involved in Operations, Quality, In-House Sales & Customer Service, Accounts Payable & Receivable, and for efficient delivery of those functions to our customers and principals.

Take overall responsibility for managing business-critical functions such as HR /Health & Safety/ / IT infrastructure / Insurances / Pensions and Good Governance, while ensuring that they meet best practice in conjunction with our external IT and HR Consultants.  Budget for new implementations in conjunction with the Company Directors as approved by them.

Other duties as determined by the Directors from time to time.


Required/ Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

Previous experience as a General Manager or as a lower level manager, and ready for the next step. 

3rd level qualification, preferably in business/ finance or a related discipline.

Knowledge and experience of some or all business process and functions including Finance, HR, Procurement, Operations, Sales and Marketing, will be a distinct advantage.

Knowledge and or experience of Sage Accounting package and experience using a CRM to manage customer activities is desirable.

A proven track record of successfully managing and motivating staff.


The Ideal Person: - 

Outstanding communicator, with strong interpersonal and organisational skills.

Ability to build relationships with staff, customers and principals alike.

Multitasker with ability to be flexible and responsive when required.

Creative approach to problem solving and “joining the dots”.

Will have strong business instincts and acumen.

Lateral thinker with ability to see outside the box. 

Will be a hands-on, enthusiastic person who works well under pressure and thrives on responsibility and ownership.

Remuneration/ package will be as per industry standard, negotiable depending on experience and suitability to the role and will not be a limiting factor for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be working with a friendly, positive and hard-working team based in our Head Office. 


If you are interested in the above role, please email your CV to  quoting reference HM/143. 

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