Commercial Controller

Job Category: Accounting & Finance
Job Type: Permanent
Job Location: Cork


  • Responsibility for the vertical management accounts, profit and loss and controllable cash flow of each assigned Profit Centre
  • Drive performance, margin and accountability improvement throughout the vertical in conjunction with operations staff while fostering a continuous improvement culture. Develop an understanding of key business levers that drive contribution margin and proactively contribute to margin improvement initiatives.
  • Monitoring performance and reporting variances to budget and prior year
  • Develop and update appropriate KPIs across the vertical in conjunction with internal operations and resourcing planning teams with a view to fostering a culture of accountability
  • Ensuring the completeness and accuracy of billing – striving for ‘on-time’ and ‘first time’ billing; routine reconciliation of hours paid to hours charged
  • Ensure client adheres to payment terms, following up on any late invoices.
  • Ensuring the on-time delivery of day to day Finance related tasks across the vertical
  • Development and ownership of vertical budgeting, reforecasting and strategic planning with comparisons to prior year and budget / reforecast
  • Identifying, reporting and actioning control deficiencies where necessary
  • Ensuring that deadlines are met, and standard operating procedures improved where necessary
  • Ensure processes are audited, reviewed and improved as required
  • Build positive working relationships across the organisation
  • Support innovation by developing strategies and creating opportunities to elicit new ideas from members of the business


  • 2 years accountancy experience in a commercial environment
  • Professional qualification in the field of accountancy (ACA, ACCA, ACMA or equivalent)
  • Knowledge of CRM, ERP and Microsoft applications
  • Experience with budgeting, cost estimation and analysis and fiscal management principals and procedures
  • Demonstrated management reporting experience
  • Willingness to work at own initiative
  • Experience in identifying, assessing and developing margin opportunities to improve performance
  • Experience managing multiple projects with competing priorities
  • Demonstrated track record of managing to performance targets
  • Good commercial acumen

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