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Financial Controller Ireland

Requisition ID:  4106

Each one of us brings something different to Vistra, working as one team to deliver the right solution.That’s why our clients choose to work with us – the power of our combined skills makes us unstoppable.Vistra offers a unique platform for our clients and our people to seize the world of opportunities.At the heart of everything we do are our core values:Committing to clients, Working as ONE Vistra, Empowering people and Doing the Right thing.


Why Vistra


At Vistra, we believe our clients’ businesses and people can make a difference in the world. That’s why our work is focused on helping our clients act with confidence and speed to seize opportunity wherever it arises. As a global corporate service provider and fund administrator with more than 5,000 professionals in over 45 jurisdictions, we empower legal entities globally to work smarter, grow faster, act responsibly, protect capital and scale across borders — by doing what we do best: reducing risk and enhancing efficiency.


We support our clients over six sectors: Private Equity, Real Estate, Capital Markets, Corporate, Company Formation and Private Wealth and deliver value across three service lines:


  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Advisory and Transaction Support
  • Finance, Accounting and Administration


We grow when you grow, and we succeed when we work together across boundaries and borders, as one team. So, our promise to our clients is the same to you: working together, we will give you the confidence, the tools and the support to achieve your ambitions and leverage your unique skills — to seize your opportunity and help make a difference in the world.


You can also check out our LinkedIn Life page and our About us page to get a sense of Vistra’s culture and our values.


So, what do you think? If you are excited about working with us and think you can get the job done but not quite sure if you meet all the requirements 100%, we want to encourage you to give it a try OR have an informal chat with one of our Talent Acquisition representatives.   



Our opportunity for you:


Vistra is currently recruiting for a Financial Controller Ireland with responsibility for the overall Ireland P&L, reporting to the Finance Director. You will be responsible for the accurate production of timely month end and year end results, and ensuring key processes and controls are adopted across Ireland safeguarding the integrity of the financial indicators. The role can be based in our Shannon or Dublin office.



Key responsibilities:


  • Supporting in the Finance Director with delivery high quality management accounts & information for Ireland and Group Reporting
  • Drive the finance transformation agenda for the Ireland business, integrating different units into a single P&L, and leveraging offshore capacity/capability
  • Manage the month end & year end close processes for Ireland, in addition lead the planning cycles (budget & forecast) for the Irish business
  • Analyse performance against KPIs; identify and advise potential improvements.
  • Working capital management, including completion of cash flow workings for both period end reporting, biweekly forecasts, and budgets, while ensuring group treasury policies are adhered too.
  • Monthly board reporting pack preparation and presentation where required
  • Drive a consistent performance and continuous improvement culture across finance operations, leading from the front with new ERP system (SAP/S4HANA)
  • Primary point of contact for the external auditors, managing that relationship
  • Manage statutory accounting production (completed by SSC) including audit
  • Deliver accurate and timely half/full year financial information for Group reporting.
  • Responsibility for all statutory returns including VAT & Corporation Tax
  • Responsibility for managing an accountant and supporting their development.
  • Play a pivotal role in the finance ERP programme the implementation of a new ERP (SAP 4HANA)
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc projects as assigned by the Regional FD / UK FD



Relevant experience:


  • Experience of working in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Able to concisely interpret financial information.
  • Experience of financial system migration (specifically SAP experience advantageous)
  • You will be a confident communicator and team player.
  • Great planning and organisation skills 
  • Financial modelling skills essential (advanced excel).
  • IFRS and UK GAAP accounts experience
  • Comfortable and confident operating at SMT level
  • High level of self-accountability
  • Experience within a financial services or professional services organisation desirable
  • Able to work with limited supervision, to make decisions, work on your own initiative and as part of a team



Education/Professional Qualifications:






Join US!

Our promise to our clients is simple: we help them seize opportunity and make a difference in the world. It’s the same to you.

Make a difference — seize your world of opportunity with Vistra!





Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We’re passionate about Diversity and Inclusion at Vistra.We believe that everyone is equal and unique, and by embracing diversity it makes us better company.This creates an environment where anyone, from any background, can do their best work; Vistra is for the ambitious, the entrepreneurial, the bold.


Shannon, Co. Clare, V14 FW97, IE

Department:  Capital Markets (B402005)

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