Business Controller - Europe

Dublin, D, IE


Country: Ireland 
City: Dublin
Req ID: 488829


About CRH

We are CRH, and we are committed to contributing to a more resilient and sustainable built environment. We understand the wider impact our businesses can make in supporting human activity. We continue to do this through the delivery of unique, superior building materials and products for use in road and critical utility infrastructure, commercial building projects and outdoor living solutions.


CRH is the leading provider of building materials solutions that build, connect and improve our world. Employing c.75,800 people at c.3,160 locations in 29 countries, CRH has market leadership positions in both North America and in Europe.


Without you noticing our products, we are everywhere you live, work, and relax.


Our project portfolio includes some of the most sustainable and cutting-edge building projects around the world. Think of the asphalt on the Silverstone Grand Prix Circuit, the Paris Metro Rail project, but also the Louis Vuitton Museum in Paris, parts of the Burj Khalifa, and the Kennedy Space Centre.


Learn more about us through the following Link.


Position Overview
The Europe Divisional finance team is currently recruiting for a Business Controller role.  The position’s location which is flexible and open to discussion, is an integral part of the Europe Divisional finance team as it supports Divisional management in the overall execution and co-ordination of the Division’s financial deliverables.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities
In this role, you will be responsible for:

  • Input and support in the preparation, co-ordination and delivery of all reporting requirements including monthly and quarterly deliverables, annual budgets and strategic plans in addition to presentations and the provision of analysis of results to senior management and other key stakeholders
  • Understanding key issues facing the business (pricing / cost analysis/ operating cash performance, forecasts etc.) and providing clear analysis to support decision making. 
  • Supporting the Division’s capital programme including capex reporting, analysis and the operation and continued development of the Division’s CX Workflow application. 
  • Review and analysis of financial performance liaising directly with Divisional teams and the wider Group Finance team. 
  • Engaging with a wide number of stakeholders across a variety of business-related topics and projects leveraging business intelligence tools to provide analysis and insights. 
  • Other ad hoc information/analysis as requested by senior and executive management

Key Characteristics
For this role you should be/have:

  • Customer Focus (internal)
  • Self-starter with ability to adequately plan and organize own work
  • Relationship management including building and maintaining good working relationships
  • Highly collaborative with ability to build high trust relationships

Experience / Education
You are/have:

  • Professional accountancy qualification with at least 5 years’ post-qualification experience in industry
  • 3rd level degree or equivalent course qualification an advantage.
  • Advanced knowledge of reporting, budgeting, and forecasting process 
  • Knowledge of financial modelling and the principles of DCF, IRR, and Payback
  • Excellent communication and collaborative skills
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse and validate financial and performance data and to communicate financial information and trends in multiple formats including insights using data visualization tools and techniques
  • Proven ability to manage workflows with multiple stakeholders in an effective manner
  • Good commercial acumen

What CRH Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive salary package

  • Comprehensive secondary benefits

  • Significant contribution to your pension plan

  • Health and wellness programs, including an on-site gym and fitness classes

  • Excellent opportunities to develop and progress with a global organization

Connect your future to CRH

We are curious to learn more about you. At CRH, we believe our mutual differences contribute to the healthy, productive, and enjoyable workspace we create. Please introduce yourself and send us your application.


Is this role not for you, but do you know someone who would love to join the team? Please let us know!


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CRH is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.


Benefits/perks listed above may vary depending on the nature of the employment with CRH and the country where you work.


Please note that we cannot accept any applications submitted through email for GDPR purposes. Candidates must apply through our job portal.


We do not accept candidate introductions for this position from recruitment agencies, unless you have been instructed to do so by our recruitment team.


Date:  17 Nov 2023

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