County Controller - Ireland

Dublin Permanent €80,000 - €95,000
  • Exceptional brand with strong leadership, non political environment
  • Renowned stable banking brand, solid balance sheet size - growth opportunity

About Our Client

Capital Markets, Corporate Lending, Electronic Trading, Investment Banking


Exceptional brand with strong leadership, non political environment

Renowned stable banking brand, solid balance sheet size - growth opportunity

Job Description

County Controller - Ireland


Banking & Financial Services

  • To work closely and support the Europe and Ireland Controller in delivering appropriate financial governance and control for the Irish legal entities in the group. Primary responsibilities will include:
  • Developing an understanding of the IFRS9 Credit Impairment calculation and reporting processes, and ensuring that these remain well controlled, meet ongoing regulatory expectations, and are appropriately reflected and reported by both internal management reporting, regulatory reporting and external financial reporting. This will require close working relationships with both US allowance teams and local Risk, Regulatory Reporting and Legal Entity Controller teams
  • Lead Finance support for the annual Strategic Planning process for the Irish entities, as well as forecasting and entity profitability analysis and projects
  • Help support local legal entity reporting requirements to meet management and board reporting needs working with both Financial Planning and Analysis, and Legal Entity Controller teams
  • Assist in supporting efforts to ensure that consistent and controlled data is used across the CFO reporting, including internal, regulatory and external financial
  • Support Finance aspects of entity specific Recovery & Resolution Plan and entity specific ICAAP, ILAAP and ECB Stress Tests as required
  • Ensure an appropriate internal control environment is established and is operating effectively within areas of responsibility
  • Ensure appropriate escalation of issues arising and raise Self-identified Audit Issues (SIAIs) as required
  • Continuously improve and enhance the financial control environment, demonstrating an ability to identify areas for improvement
  • Support efforts to drive Operational Excellence initiatives across Finance and the wider CFO function in Ireland
  • Work closely with the Controller in managing deliverables, both routine and ad hoc, and including those required by the regulators
  • Develop an understanding and awareness of businesses of Europe and other Irish entities in the group and the supporting infrastructure
  • Develop an understanding of the processes and controls operated in the production of the annual financial statements. Including an understanding of local GAAP reporting requirements and assist in interaction with the external auditors who are new for YE2021
  • Help to drive and reinforce to rest to team through own actions best practice in Conduct, D&I and other employee engagement across the Europe and Ireland CFO team
  • Build relationships with key stakeholders both within CFO, within other Lines of Business and Enterprise Support functions in Dublin and other locations

The Successful Applicant

County Controller - Ireland

  • Some Finance/management accounting or reporting experience gained working within or with a regulated financial services institution, preferably within a global bank or investment bank would be preferred
  • Qualified accountants (ACA, CIMA, ACCA, or equivalent) will be preferred for this role
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel

What's on Offer

  • Base €80,000 to €95,000
  • Exceptional company benefits package
  • Market leading bonus structure
  • Great people to work, grow and learn around
Jonathan Gilmore
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Job summary

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Banking & Financial Services
Accountancy & Finance
Financial Services
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Jonathan Gilmore
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