Financial Accounts Manager - SeaChange Ltd

SeaChange Ltd


SeaChange is seeking an experienced, motivated and hands-on management accountant who will work closely with the senior management team to lead significant growth and success.  

Role Title: Financial Accounts Manager
Contract Type: Permanent Full-Time
Location: Naas, Co. Kildare, Ireland
Reporting To: Ger Cummins, CEO, SeaChange Ltd
Hours of Work: 40hrs/ Week, plus additional hours as required


Key Areas of Role

To support the strategic growth and success of SeaChange Ltd by delivering on the following:  
  • Interpreting & reporting financial information to aid the Board of Directors in business decision-making and control
  • Providing monthly management accounts with budgets & forecasts to guide business planning
  • Carrying out pricing & margin analysis by product/ sector
  • Negotiating costs; monitoring & reporting on cost variance
  • Competitor analysis, strategic planning and investor appraisal
  • Strategic financial modelling regarding new products & new markets
  • Providing operational and functional financial insight, planning & analysis; working with managers on business data to drive commercial success
  • Managing the day-to-day finance & accounts operations: payroll, debtors, creditors, cashflow, compliance, grant applications, cost-analysis & cost-reduction, liaising with external accountants regarding eoy accounts
  • Overall responsibility for managing the finance function, team, and any related duties as required by the Directors

Experience Required

  • Management Accountant role in SME or equivalent, reporting to senior management and delivering on the above-mentioned key areas of the role
  • Demonstrated enterprise & ambition to take on business growth challenges and demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Analysing business performance across various departments, sectors & products, drawing commercial conclusions and presenting metrics to key stakeholders
  •  Leading budgeting & business planning; evaluating future business opportunities
  • Strong working capital management performance
  • Combining accounting, finance and general management with the techniques needed to drive a successful business

Qualifications/ Technical Knowledge

  • Qualified Accountant; strong technical expertise for leading the Finance function
  • Experienced in IT / systems / spreadsheet analysis / use of analytical tools 
  • Fluency in written and verbal English

Personal Skills & Strengths

  • Takes ownership, showing strong leadership
  • Thrives in fast-paced, challenging & changing environment
  • Is self-motivated & enjoys responsibility
  • Natural abilities in key role requirements:
  • Attention to detail, accuracy
  • Analytical, methodical, problem-solving skills, numeracy
  • Organised, manages deadlines
  • Is accountable; has the maturity to reflect on own performance as well as wider consequences of financial decisions
  • Has strong communication & interpersonal skills
  • Can manage/ positively influence others
  • Possesses a natural business acumen and interest

SeaChange Profile

Incorporated in 2005, SeaChange Ltd continues to grow in scope and size, servicing clients in corporate, retail, hospitality & healthcare sectors in domestic and international markets with proprietary solutions for achieving and sustaining highest standards in behavioural safety.

Now moving into an accelerated development phase with its innovative digital products, SeaChange is seeking an experienced, motivated and hands-on management accountant who will work closely with the senior management team to lead significant growth and success. 

The role is varied challenging, but will reward dedication, leadership and expertise. Opportunities for further progression will be plentiful, depending on the successful candidate’s aspirations, ambition and abilities.

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