Financial and Commercial Controller

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Job description

Choice People have partnered with Discover Limerick to support their newest role of Financial & Commercial Controller.

Discover Limerick is committed to creating memorable experiences for visitors at key destinations throughout the city and county. They strive to enrich visitors’ initial and lasting impressions of Limerick through exceptional service and the celebration of its unique history, stories, built fabric, and people. Currently these include King John’s Castle, Adare Visitor Centre, and Lough Gur. The vision of Discover Limerick is to includes the addition of the International Rugby Experience to the portfolio in the near future, further enriching the offerings and strengthening their dedication to showcasing the best of Limerick’s strategic visitor points.

As the Financial and Commercial Controller, you will play a pivotal role within the leadership team at Discover Limerick, a key support to our newly appointed CEO as we enter an exciting phase of development. Discover Limerick aims to fortify its foundations and strengthen agility and capability across all operational facets. Our goal is to not only increase visitor numbers but also enhance the value of our visitor experiences throughout the city and county. This strategic alignment is in preparation for delivering a world-class welcome ahead of the Ryder Cup in 2027.


  • Qualified Accountant with a minimum of 5 years post-qualification experience.
  • This is a key senior position and requires a dynamic person who can manage and maintain the finance function from end-to-end in the Company.
  • Ability to think strategically and translate financial and commercial data into actionable insights.
  • Proven expertise in strategic financial planning, financial modelling, and commercial analysis.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage effectively with senior stakeholders including board members.
  • Proficiency in advanced Excel and PowerPoint for data analysis, forecasting and presentation purposes.
  • Ability to manage staff providing guidance, training and performance reviews.


  1. Financial Control including accounting and audit.
  2. Commercial Control & Reporting, Management Accounting
  3. Governance and Procurement

Candidates must have the knowledge and ability to discharge the duties of the post and if successful agree to undertake the duties attached to the post and accept the conditions under which the duties are required to be performed. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this job description are neither definitive nor restrictive and may change in detail from time-to-time to meet the changing needs of the business.



Valerie O'Connell

Valerie O'Connell

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