Frenchpark & Districts Childcare Clg: Manager & Accounts Administrator Vacancies

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Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon F45 Y860.

Telephone: - 094 9870111  Email: info@fdcl.ie

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Frenchpark & Districts Childcare Clg wish to appoint the following positions to support and lead our team to continue to deliver a high quality, affordable child care service to children and families within the community and surrounding areas, catering for the disadvantaged and supporting social inclusion. Our accredited Centre of Excellence caters for 150 children and families with state of the art facilities, maintained to an excellent standard and employ 36 Personnel. These are exciting opportunities for someone who is looking to progress their career or relocate to the West of Ireland. Visit our website http://fdcl.ie/

Interested candidates may apply by submitting a detailed CV and cover letter with an overview as to why you believe you are a suitable candidate. Full job descriptions are available by email on request Email: sinead.devine@fdcl.ie

Applicants should forward their CV with covering letter in support of their application either by post or email to:  Sinead Devine, Chairperson, Frenchpark and Districts Childcare Clg, Frenchpark, Co Roscommon. Email: sinead.devine@fdcl.ie

Closing date for receipt of applications:  Friday 10th July 2020.

Garda vetting is a requirement of these posts. Candidates will be short listed on the basis of information received.  A panel may be formed from which future vacancies may be filled. Appointments are subject to satisfactory references and proof of qualifications. Frenchpark & Distircts Childcare Clg is an equal opportunities employer.

Position No. 1: Manager (Full Time)

Location: Frenchpark and Districts Childcare Clg, Frenchpark, Co Roscommon.

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week

The role of the Manager will be to provide professional leadership and management within the centre, to effectively manage the day-to day running of the service as required and to support the team to deliver the highest standards of care and child development in a collaborative team approach. The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate strong finance knowledge or a professional financial background together with excellent communication skills. The Manager will, under the direction of the Company Directors, guide and oversee the future further development of the overall service.

As Manager you will be responsible for the following:

  • To lead, coach and develop a highly functioning team of educators, office and ancillary staff.
  • Oversea the daily running of the crèche; including but not limited to reviewing daily programs, staff performance and administration duties
  • Ensure the centre operates within company policies and procedures along with ratio, legislation & any regulatory requirements whilst promoting high standards of care and education
  • Support staff in fulfilling their roles
  • Manage the Human Resources function
  • Compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Working in partnership with Tusla, Roscommon County Childcare Committee, DCYA, Dept. Rural & Community Development, Pobal, Statutory and non-statutory local & national agencies
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with staff and parents
  • Ensure any reporting requirements are monitored, maintained and completed on time
  • Managing all financial aspects of the service to include annual preparation of financial statements for audit purposes.
  • Preparing financial reports for Board of Management.
  • An understanding of funding schemes and experience of managing finances, including budgeting and projections for the centre.
  • Submission of financial returns and reporting to funders as required

You will be required to have the following skills/profile for the role:

  • Qualification relevant to the role with Strong financial/business management skills and a knowledge of Employment legislation.
  • A business acumen with a sound understanding of the financial aspects of running the company
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data.
  • Experience in managing projects and funding applications.
  • Highly organised with an ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
  • Strong Organisational skills and have an ability to motivate others
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Excellent Leadership skills
  • Strong Computer/IT Skills
  • Fluent spoken and written English
     

Position No. 2: Accounts Administrator (Full Time)

Location: Frenchpark and Districts Childcare Clg, Frenchpark, Co Roscommon.

Hours of Work: 39 hours per week

The role of the Accounts Administrator will be to work closely with the manager to provide operational direction in the areas of financial management & control, business planning & monitoring, and corporate governance. This is a unique opportunity and the role will suit someone who can combine financial, operational and governance standards with a not for profit, innovative service. The Accounts Administrator will, under the direction of the Manager and Company Directors, guide and oversee the Finance Function along with other supporting ancillary functions.

As Accounts Administrator you will be responsible for the following

  • Supporting the management in preparation of all accounts of the centre to ensure sound fiscal management
  • Supporting management in the implementation of company financial procedures and reporting to funders
  • Preparation and submission of monthly/quarterly returns with Government Funding agencies
  • Payroll administration and use of Thesaurus payroll package and payment of same via online banking facilities
  • Dealing with suppliers to include payments within required credit terms and payment of same via online banking facilities
  • Preparation of quarterly and financial year end accounts and liaising with company auditors as required

You will be required to have the following skills/profile for the role

  • Qualification relevant to the role (Accounting Technician or similar) with strong financial skills and a good working knowledge of Irish Revenue systems
  • A business acumen with a sound understanding of the financial aspects of a company
  • Proficiency in Sage accounting package and Thesaurus Payroll to record all company transactions including supplier invoices/payments, Fees receipts and monthly reconciliations Be aware of the financial risks of the organisation to ensure that it remains sustainable.
  • Planning, budgeting and forecasting - cash flow planning and bank reconciliations
  • Ability to interpret and analyse data. Ability to process data into commercially relevant information to support decision making
  • Experience in managing and reporting on projects.
  • Highly organised with an ability to work as part of a cross functional team.
  • Strong Organisational and communication skills
  • Ability to influence decision making process through clear presentation of financials
  • Ability to work to and meet deadlines
  • Strong MS Office skills together with IT and systems management experience
  • Fluent spoken and written English                         

 Registered in Ireland Number    357749

Funded by the Irish Government under the National Development Plan, 2007 -2013

"This project is supported by the Department of Rural and Community Development and Pobal through the Community Services Programme"

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
29th Jun, 2020
Region
Frenchpark, Co. Roscommon
Expiry Date
10th Jul, 2020