Society of Saint Vincent de Paul: Finance Administrator (Shared Services)

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Reference No: FAERSS0517
Location: Shared Services, SVP House
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Published: 17th May 2017
Closing Date: 4pm Wednesday 31st May 2017

This role includes broad experience in Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Travel Expenses and the Payroll process plus experience of specific processes for the Charity sector. The person will provide support to the accounting team to ensure transaction processes are completed accurately and timely. The role will support the Financial Accountant for East Retail and assist in transaction processing, record maintenance, accounting, analysis and reporting activities primarily for East Retail but will also provide backup for other team members when required.

The ideal candidates will possess the following;

  • Accounts Administration:

    • +3 Years relevant experience.
    • Certificate/Diploma level in a Finance discipline & Accounts Technician.
  • Knowledge and experience in accounting systems.
  • Keep up to date on new accounting pronouncements.
  • Previous experience in Accounts Receivables, Accounts Payables, Bank Reconciliations and Payroll processing.
  • Ability to prepare monthly management accounts to trial balance.
  • Previous experience in assisting in the external annual audit process.
  • Retail experience operational or administrative an advantage.
  • Experience of working in the community / voluntary sector is desirable but not essential.
  • Finance policies, development, implementation, and adherence practices.
  • Experience in developing and implementing policies, procedures and controls.
  • Ability to prioritise work.
  • Ability to work in a team, contribution to initiatives and continuous improvements.
  • An ability to quickly establish and maintain rapport with a diverse range of stakeholders and to manage on-going working relationships and work plans.
  • Aspiration to contribution to improving the policies, procedures and practices.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent numerical skills.
  • Process analysis and documentation skills.
  • Results orientated approaches.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Problem Solving Skills.
  • Process analysis and documentation skills.
  • Process and outcome focused plus quality assurance.
  • Proactive and focused attitude to work and an ability to constantly meet deadlines.
  • Teamwork and interpersonal skills.
  • Dependability and flexibility.
  • Organisational and time management skills.
  • Professional approach to work.

A full job description is attached below. If you meet these requirements and have the desire to join one of Ireland’s best known, trusted and respected not-for-profit organisations please apply here.

Appointment is subject to satisfactory references and Garda Vetting. Canvassing will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification. Due to the large volume of applications we are not in the position to provide individual feedback to candidates who are not shortlisted for interview.

SVP is an Equal Opportunities Employer


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