Finance Manager

  • 42 Pearse St, Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time

Company Description

Social Talent are the world’s most popular eLearning platform for hiring skills, think of us as the “Harvard for Hiring”! Our raison d’etre is to make a difference to the way the world of work hires and develops their people.

We are a privately owned, Irish Enterprise SAAS company currently employing close to 50 wonderful people! We just turned 10 years old and have an ambitious growth target to reach before we hit 15. We operate a remote first working environment and love it (you do however need to be resident in the Republic of Ireland)! 

Our company is situated in the ever growing market of online learning and right now we’re excited to bring a new Finance Manager onboard to help us take advantage of this.

You come first. At Social Talent we pride ourselves on the opportunity for growth that we give each of our staff members, each person has a say in our progress and plans. We consistently aim to work with transparency and accountability whilst promoting and recognising our own internal core values;

  • Ambition,

  • Bravery

  • Collaboration

  • Dignity

We encourage open communication, if you have a point to make, raise it, if there is anything hampering your ability to work, speak to us, if you want to upskill or gain more experience make that request. Your success is our success.

Job Description

This job is not another number, as our Finance Manager, you will work closely with our Finance Director (FD) and external accounting team to deliver high quality, timely financial information to the key internal and external stakeholders of the company. 

Responsibilities:

  • Month End Review – You will manage and own the month end process - reviewing and approving output from external accountants. 

  • Month End Reporting – Prepare the month end reporting file and assess the results against prior forecast and budget. You will provide analysis to the FD for board meetings.

  • Cash Flow Management – Maintain cashflow forecasts to ensure we always have sufficient levels of liquidity.

  • Revenue Reporting Work closely with our FD and revenue analyst to understand movements and trends in revenue month on month, assessing against financial expectations and SAAS industry metrics.

  • Process and Scale Constantly question processes and the way in which things are “done around here”. We will need you to understand, evaluate and seek to improve our  pre-existing processes to ensure our company is building for scale as we grow.

  • Cross Departmental Review – Assist other departments within the company with monthly account review and project evaluation.

Qualifications

Experience - Ideally we’d love a candidate with experience in all or most of the following: 

  • ACA/ACCA qualified with a number of years PQE

  • SAAS – Experience working in the Software as a Service (SAAS) industry

  • Month End Reporting – Experience in month end reporting

  • Financial Modelling – Experience in financial modelling to assist with budgeting and forecasting

  • Revenue Recognition – Understanding of SAAS revenue recognition

  • Tableau/Salesforce – Experience in using either Salesforce or Tableau or both

Soft skills: 

  • Growth mindset – This position is all about driving improvement and efficiency so the ideal person for this role is someone with a growth mindset!

  • Highly Organised – You will use structure and process to manage timelines and ensure deadlines are met

  • Analytical – Attention to detail is paramount in every facet of your job in preparation for and review of financial files and documents

  • Collaborator – Collaborating well within the company as a whole will be important to understand the drivers in different teams and to ensure you can respond effectively to the needs of the company

  • Strategic & Agile – The ideal candidate will be adept at looking at the bigger picture. This person is comfortable in mapping out strategic plans into the future while flexible enough to make changes along the way based on the evolving needs within the business and the market. You will be able to balance working on strategy while also ensuring the flawless execution of day-to-day tactics

Additional Information

What we offer: 

  • Competitive salary based on experience and ability (industry/years), (approx 60-75k p.a.)

  • Health insurance

  • Unlimited Holidays

  • 10% discretionary annual bonus

  • Monthly Phone Allowance

  • Macbook/ other

  • Initial Work From Home (WFH) Allowance

  • Hot desk facilities in our co-working space in Dublin City Centre

  • Paid family leave

In addition to the above we also run quarterly team and company events (COVID pending) and encourage staff to undertake additional learning and development to support their role within Social Talent.