Finance Manager - Osborne
Job Summary
  • Cork
  • Contract FTC
  • 3rd October 2023
  • -
  • Ref ID: #38889

Job Description

  • Location: Cork City, Cork
  • Type: Contract FTC
  • Job #38889

Finance Manager – Cork City

Osborne Recruitment are seeking to recruit a Finance Manager on a full-time basis for a fixed term 6-month contract with our public sector client based in Cork city. You will lead the finance function in the delivery of effective financial management, control, compliance, and reporting. You will manage the finance team to deliver all aspects of the accounting cycle: transactional processing to management and statutory accounting, and play a key role in business decisions, planning and strategy development.
This is a Full time Fixed Term Contract position based in Cork City.

Salary & Hours: 

  • Salary: DOE
  • Hours: Monday to Friday 9 to 5.30pm.


  • Managing all aspects of the finance department.
  • Delivering all reporting requirements of the updated Code of Practice for the Governance of State Bodies (2016), and the Charities Governance Code as well as any further reporting requirements of good governance.
  • Contributing to, preparing, overseeing and quality assuring the annual statutory accounts, appropriation accounts, bimonthly management accounts and financial management reports in accordance with Governmental financial procedures and guidelines and in accordance with recognised accounting standards.
  • Managing the internal and external audit processes.
  • Preparing a robust and fit-for-purpose yearly budget, Implementation Plan and services, and tracking performance against budget.
  • Drafting and updating of policies as necessary in the area of financial management and corporate governance.
  • Providing expert advice across the company on audit and financial management issues particularly to the Director and, where applicable, assisting the Director in preparing for appearances at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) and potentially accompanying the Director to the PAC
  • Ensuring proper reconciliation of all payments and accounts, and that all payments are properly brought to account, using accounting standards and correct internal controls.
  • Planning and prioritising work in terms of importance, timescales and other resource constraints and re-prioritising in light of changing circumstances, demonstrating flexibility, and delivering on time and to a high standard and level of detail.
  • Ensure prompt filing of all Company Secretarial and CRO documents.
  • Managing, supervising, and mentoring the Finance team ensuring the department operates efficiently, including overseeing the payroll and pension functions.
  • Looking critically at issues to see how things can be done better and encouraging open and constructive discussions around work issues.
  • Any other duties, and any changed duties, as assigned by the Director or Head of Operations


  • Full membership of a prescribed accountancy body supervised by the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA)
  • A minimum of 3 years relevant post qualification accountancy experience including management accounting, financial accounting, financial services, or the regulatory environment
  • A minimum of three years’ senior management experience
  • Demonstrated experience of audit processes including Comptroller and Auditor General audit requirements, financial reporting including management and statutory accounts, managing accounting and budgeting processes and practices
  • Thorough understanding of the Code of Practice for Government Bodies and the Charities Regulator requirements.
  • Demonstrated ability to produce robust and fit-for-purpose budgets and track performance against budget.
  • Experience of risk management and corporate governance
  •  Experience of policy development, and developing and reporting on organisational metrics
  • Experience of leading and managing procurement processes, including appraisal and evaluation techniques, contract negotiation and award, and subsequent management through to implementation
  • Thorough understanding of public sector accounting, and knowledge of public sector pay and pension arrangements.
  • Understanding of Freedom of information and GDPR requirements and implementation
  • Ability to work independently and in a collaborative environment with peers and team members.
  • A high degree of analytical, conceptual, and problem-solving skills in financial and business management
  • A strong track record in the exercise of sound professional judgement
  • Flexibility, ability to work under pressure and achieve tight deadlines with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated project management skills and experience.
  • Excellent communication skills

For more information please apply through the link provided for the attention of David McCoy or email David at [email protected]
If you are interested in finding out more about the above role and would like to be considered other suitable roles that we may have available for your skill set – please attach your CV via the link provided
Please submit your updated CV in Word Format
If you are living in Ireland and hold a valid work permit we would love to hear from you, if however you do not hold a valid work permit unfortunately we will not be in a position to assist you with your job search.



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    Job Summary
    • Dublin
    • Permanent
    • Nov 17, 2022
    • Competitive
    • Ref ID: 123456