Finance Manager.

  • Steripack Ireland Limited
  • SteriPack Ireland Ltd, Dublin Road, Petitswood, Mullingar, County Westmeath, Ireland
  • 15/01/2024
Full time, Contract, Temporary Accountant Accounting ATIM Cluster [Custom Category] Digital Finance Management Manufacturing Tax

Job Description



·        Finance Manager.


·        1 year maternity leave cover (with possibility of further extension)


·        Finance Department.


·        The Site Managing Director with a dotted line to the EMEA Group Finance Director.


·        The person will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of the site Finance Department.

·        Effective communication with other departments, management, and authorities regarding the financial management of the business.

·        Key contributor to the business that provides overall leadership to the Finance team and foster a diverse, entrepreneurial environment that enables all  participants to contribute to their fullest potential in pursuit of organizational goals and objectives.



Managing the day-to-day operations of the Finance function, including but not limited to:

·        Lead the monthly financial reporting process in line with group reporting timelines.

·        Take ownership of the monthly reporting packs including detailed variance analysis and commentary on financial performance and business KPIs.

·        Present monthly results to the Group Management and Site Management Teams for review, including analysis on overhead expenditure and adherence to budget or forecast.

·        Treasury management and forecasting.

·        Day to day management of finance team, gaining an excellent understanding of workloads to create efficiencies and standard work.

·        Maintenance of nominal ledger including transaction auditing, journal posting and expense coding.

·        Maintain balance sheet leads monthly including fixed asset register and inventory management.

·        Manage the annual audits in a timely manner and in line with group reporting requirements.

·        Partner with site Management Teams to drive and deliver the Annual Plan and forecasts.

·        Manage the compliance with taxation requirements, including but not limited to VAT, CT, C&E, Intrastat CRO & CSO filings.

·        Manage and process payroll for the site including related benefits.

·        Manage the company insurance policies and annual renewals.

·        Work with the R&D team to complete grant submissions for review by external bodies.

·        Developing and setting the standard cost for all products and regularly reviewing BOMs, including labour and overhead costs.

·        Monitor the product margin on customer shipments and report any variances to the commercial team.



·        5 years or more previous relevant experience within a manufacturing or FMCG environment.

·        Experience of standard costing, calculating profitability by customer and manufacturing variance analysis.

·        ACA/ACCA/CIMA/CPA Qualified Accountant.

·        QAD/MFG PRO experience desirable but not essential.



·        Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with good leadership abilities.

·        High level of self-motivation.

·        Honed decision making, applying pragmatism and organisational understanding to operational decisions.

·        Team player with strong work ethic.

·        Lead and coach the Finance Team, portraying honesty and integrity throughout.

·        Ability to actively identify and mitigate risk and seek out business opportunities.

·        Motivated to be a high achiever with right first time and on time standards.

·        Be a problem solver with a positive “Can-do” attitude.

·        Confident individual that accepts responsibility and accountability.

KEY Competencies

Interpersonal, Communications, Leadership, Self-motivation, Decision Making, Team Player, Work Ethic