Finance Manager


Role Overview

AMS is seeking a Financial Manager to join our team in Kilrush, Co. Clare, Ireland. This is a full-time, permanent position. AMS operates a hybrid working model where the successful candidate can work from home with attendance at our head office in Kilrush (located on the world-famous Wild Atlantic Way).

This will be  a key role in AMS. It will include managing the financial, risk and commercial aspects of AMS. The role will also involve contributing to the strategic direction and operational management of AMS as part of the AMS Leadership Team.


  • Managing day-to-day finance function including payroll, invoicing, payments, treasury management etc
  • Preparation of monthly management accounts and annual statutory accounts
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Project financial controls and reporting
  • Assessment of financial and commercial risks and opportunities
  • Evaluation of investments and acquisitions

This role will entail working closely with and supporting all the different departments in the company. In particular, you will be responsible for Treasury Management and ensuring the smooth running of  financial processes. You will be involved in cash flow forecasting, investing, risk assessment, and day-to-day operations like banking and invoicing.


  • Fully Qualified Accountant (Chartered, ACCA, CIMA) with 5 years’ experience with a commercial enterprise
  • Prepare and collaborate on the monthly management accounts for the various departments
  • Budgeting, forecasting and financial planning with the head of the different departments
  • Identify risks and opportunities that may affect the financial performance of the company
  • Manage all finance related processes, Debtors and Creditors, Bank Reconciliations, Journals, RCT, Corporation Tax, VAT and Payroll returns.
  • Ensure financial compliance with all applicable laws and tax regulations (Ros and HMRC)
  • Oversee and control all the financial aspects of the company
  • Demonstrable experience managing multiple bank accounts (Ireland and UK)
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team as well as on your own initiative
  • Strong focus on controls and processes and attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills with proficiency with the entire Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, SharePoint)
  • Experience accounting programmes in Payroll, Sage 50 or Sage Payroll
  • Experience in preparing Management Accounts (Ireland/UK)
  • A valid visa to work in Ireland OR UK or Irish citizenship


  • Competitive salary, under constant review
  • Performance related bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • 20 days annual leave plus Public Holidays
  • Company pension scheme after the probationary period
  • Training budget and time allowance to attend conferences


Negotiated based on experience.


Applications via CV and cover letter should be sent to If you would like any further information on this post, please contact for an informal discussion. Your enquiry will be treated in confidence.

Applications close: 5pm Friday, 8 October 2023.

Recruitment process

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AMS is an Equal Opportunities Employer