EY Financial Controller - Manager - FSO in Ireland

Financial Controller - Manager - FSO

Core Business Services

Requisition # IRE002DK

Post Date Jan 09, 2019

Role Title: Financial Controller (Financial Services)

Location: Dublin

Level: Manager

Position: Permanent

The Financial Services (FSO) practice in EY Ireland is over 500 people strong delivering assurance, advisory, tax and transaction services to clients in the financial services industry. Within FSO, the Finance & Operations team works across all service lines supporting their day to day requirements in running the business. The team consists of a Head of Finance & Operations, Financial Management Assistants, Credit Control, Operation Managers and a number of other Operations Executives.

Key Responsibilities:

· Support senior management in controlling, analysing and reporting on business performance. A key initiative of the team is to be ‘Trusted Business Advisors’ and carrying out this function is at the core of this job

· Complete month end and year end close

· Assist in the preparation, analysis and presentation of various MI including annual budgeting process, variance analysis, revenue and profitability reporting. Analyse and provide commentary on results as required

· Forecasting, KPI analysis and performance review. Investigate performance anomalies and rectify where necessary

· Work closely with the Service Line Operations Leads to develop a thorough understanding of the business and assess any impact on performance and efficiency. The role will also be expected to leverage off the knowledge and experiences of other Finance Managers within other parts of the business

· Work with the Financial Management Assistant and Credit Controller to drive working capital Initiatives

· Constantly try to develop new and improved ways in how we operate and how we report performance to the Business and Senior Management

· Perform other ad hoc projects concerning systems and other business requirements


Skills and Qualifications:

· Fully Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, or equivalent)

· A pro-active self-starter who can multi task and prioritise a broad range of tasks

· Proven analytical skills and processing large volumes of data accurately

· Problem solver who can see the big picture and think ‘outside the box’

· Team player with a positive ‘can-do’ attitude

· Excellent organisational skills and attention to detail

· Relevant financial experience from an accountancy or internal finance function Understanding of a professional services environment is a distinct advantage

· Commitment to developing self and desire to make the role their own

· Ability to coach and develop other members

· Confident communicator who can interact with a range of stakeholders up to Partner level;

· Proven analytical skills and processing large volumes of data accurately

Who we are

EY is committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We strive to achieve the right balance for our people, enabling us to deliver excellent client service whilst allowing you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities. While our client-facing professionals can be required to travel regularly, and at times be based at client sites, our flexible working arrangements can help you to achieve a lifestyle balance.