Version 1 Dublin

Finance Business Partner

Department: Operations (HR, Finance, Marketing)


James Cregan

Company Description

Version 1 is celebrating 25 years in the IT industry this year and we continue to be trusted by global brands to deliver IT solutions that drive customer success. 

Version 1 is not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, an AWS Premier Consulting Partner and an Oracle Platform Partner; we are also an award-winning employer and our employees are at the heart of Version 1. We invest in a strong culture of wellness through programs that help our employees create their journey toward optimal wellbeing. This framework is based on the ‘Strength in Balance‘ theme and this seen again in our Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Team motto “Bring Your Difference“. 

Job Description

Come work in our ever-changing, fast-paced Finance department! Our new Finance Business Partner will be responsible for the preparation of actual, forecast and budget information for the business. The Finance Business Partner will support the business in the delivery of the company strategy and performance. As we grow the group and integrate new acquisitions, our group structure must change and grow as well. Our new Finance Business Partner will help shape this process and maintain the integrity of group information across a variety of accounting and reporting systems.


  • Preparation & analysis of monthly accounts with specific focus on Revenue Recognition, WIP and debtors.
  • Preparation of monthly forecasts of revenue, costs and GP. Ensure reporting and monitoring of performance against budget.
  • Variance analysis on performance against budget and forecast and explanation of variances.
  • Monitoring KPI's to improve profitability.
  • Provide management information for improved commercial decision making - that is accurate, timely, accessible, insightful and robust.
  • Preparation and review of monthly financial reports.
  • Support the annual budgeting process.
  • Roll out best practice commercial finance practices across financial reporting.
  • Role interacts and co-ordinates activities with Accounts, Operations, Marketing, Sales, HR.
  • Liaising with and assisting external auditors.
  • Assist with any other accounting and finance requirements requested.
  • Proactively support and engage in all elements of the finance department.
  • Financial system maintenance.
  • Assist with integration of acquisitions into group.
  • Qualified accountant (ACA or ACCA), PQE an advantage.
  • Have strong communication skills and be comfortable interacting with senior management across the Group.
  • Be capable of working to deadlines and have the ability to multi-task. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. 
  • Self-starter, that actively solves issues quickly and pays particular attention to detail. 
  • Team player who demonstrates strong drive for results, shows leadership, and possesses strong negotiating skills. 
  • Ability to be professional and approachable to all levels of employees from junior grade to Senior Managers. 
  • Able to manage and prioritise a busy workload demonstrating sound judgement and consistency with department objectives. 
  • Always shares information for the good of the business. 
  • Strong excel skills with knowledge of vlookups, pivot tables and graphs.
  • Good understanding of financial systems. Working knowledge of Oracle Netsuite and Adaptive Insights would be an advantage.
  • Strong match to our Core Values – Excellence, Drive, Personal Commitment, Customer First, No Ego, Honesty & Integrity
Additional Information

James Cregan

Version 1 Senior Talent Acquisition Team Lead

Wired to Deliver

Every decision we make is governed by six core values. They are simply stated, non-negotiable and ever present.

Honesty and Integrity
Telling customers what they need to hear – not what they want to hear.
Personal Commitment
Being accountable and keeping commitments
No Ego
Having an open, helpful and ‘No Job Too Small’ attitude.
Customer First
Actively seeking customer feedback to understand your business.
Good enough is never our objective. We solve tough problems and make innovative suggestions.
Our customers are accustomed to working with driven, results focused Version 1 people.
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