Depaul: Finance Assistant


Depaul believes that everyone should have a place to call home and a stake in their community. Our aim is to work with those who are socially excluded and marginalised by providing a quality led service in order to produce the best possible outcomes for those accessing our services. We strive to empower our service users to make choices and decisions about the way they live their lives. We work in partnership with central and local government, housing associations and other non-governmental organisations.

Depaul is an equal opportunities employer, we offer a standard 35 hour working week, generous leave entitlements and a pension scheme. We support all staff with regular supervision and core training.

Depaul wishes to recruit to the following role:

Finance Assistant

35 hours per week
Permanent Full- Time
Hybrid Model of working from home and the office
Salary €28,509 per annum

1. Role:

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to provide support to our organisation’s Finance Team in Dublin. Depaul is a values-led organisation working with a number of services throughout Dublin and Belfast. This role will report directly to the Finance Manager and will be responsible for payroll, invoicing and service rent collection among other organisation finance tasks. This is an exciting opportunity to join a diverse team of talented individuals.

2. Key Areas of Responsibility.

  • Processing the multi-frequency payroll by the set dates and liaising with relevant stakeholders on payroll-related matters. Monthly payroll folder checks, processing of monthly statutory & voluntary payments/contributions
  • Processing of invoices (use of Adobe, Auto-Entry & Sage systems)
  • Preparing detailed aged creditor listings on a monthly basis, reconciliation to supplier statements and preparation of payment runs
  • Linking up with managers and helping with their depts./services procurement & offering advice on value for money exercise
  • On site visits to project locations including collection and tracking of weekly rent payments from residents of specified projects, including checking that social welfare claims are submitted on a monthly basis, and other assistance with the accounts receivable process, as needed
  • Assisting with the petty cash process, as needed
  • Assisting with bank reconciliations and other aspects of banking, as needed
  • Assisting with NI accounts, as needed, and
  • Preparing ad hoc reports and responding to general financial queries, as requested.

The above list is not exhaustive; additional areas of responsibility may be added over time and flexibility to cover for other staff roles if required from time to time.

3. Person Requirements.

  • Minimum of two years’ experience working in a busy accounts function which must include the payroll function
  • Experience using Sage Accounts, Micropay or other equivalent packages
  • Ability to balance multiple tasks, working to set deadlines
  • Highly accurate and detail focused, and
  • Experience in the charity sector is desirable but not essential

Online Application Procedure:

Please apply though our on line application process on the vacancies page of our website

For more information, please contact Human Resources:
Tel: 00 353 1 453 7111 or e-mail

Closing date for all applications: Wednesday 25th May 2022 at 9:00am

Panels will be formed from which future vacancies may be filled

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th May, 2022
Dublin / Hybrid
Expiry Date
25th May, 2022