Responsibility for all aspects of accounting, finance and administration of the business
Our client is a construction services company which has over 20 direct employees and a substantial subcontractor work-force, depending on active projects at any point in time.
OVERVIEW OF ROLE
Cash-flow - This person will be expected to manage the day-to-day cash-flow of the business, with emphasis on liaising with all suppliers / creditors to ensure that they know the status of all invoices outstanding, and projected payment schedule of same. This person will also be responsible for credit control and working with clients to ensure timely collection, and accurately forecast all monies due.
Banking – Provide budget-to-actual reports to banks as required to justify working capital requirements, and also projections for new projects to support additional funding requests
Management Reporting and Analysis – provide monthly reporting pack on performance of company, in addition to project-by-project breakdown of individual contract’s profitability – accordingly all costs across the company are allocated to individual projects. This person will also be a key member of the management team contributing to and participating in all management decisions.
Book-keeping and Transaction Processing - Accounts Payable, Invoicing / Accounts Receivable and Payroll – in addition, ensure compliance with purchase order systems and other internal procedures and processes.
Compliance - Preparation of PAYE/PRSI, VAT, Corporation Tax and CRO / company secretarial returns
Management Information Systems – implementation of new accounting and management information systems and ongoing development of these systems
The successful candidate will:
- have a proven track-record working with minimal supervision in a challenging environment
- possess a commercial aptitude and understanding of business and how it works
- Be willing to take responsibility for all basic day-to-day transaction processing in addition to the management level reporting, analysis and decision making
- Be capable of negotiating with suppliers on an ongoing basis regarding expected payment dates for invoices due, in a way that will maintain solid relationships with these suppliers and not require involvement of other senior management.