AsIAm: Accounts Admin Officer

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Accounts Admin Officer - Vacancy

The Organisation:

AsIAm, a not for profit organisation, is Ireland’s national autism charity based in Blackrock, Co Dublin.  AsIAm is a fast paced and growing organisation that works tirelessly to create a society in which every autistic person is empowered to reach their own personal potential and fully participate in society. 

AsIAm is currently seeking to recruit an experienced Accounts Admin Officer

The Role:

The Accounts Admin Officer will join AsIAm’s administration team and report directly to the Director of Corporate Affairs. The ideal candidate will relish a new challenge, thrive on working in a small team environment, and have the ability to carry out a variety of accounting and administrative tasks. An initial key responsibility in this role will be project managing the implementation of a new financial software system.  

The successful candidate will have a finance, risk, or accounting background and be familiar with bookkeeping.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Participating in   the upcoming transition to a new financial system, Surf Accounts, and ensuring the reporting functionality meets AsIAm’s needs 
  • Invoice posting / Supplier payments
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Conducting compliance checks and audits as required
  • Creating updates and reports as required
  • Ensuring continuous compliance with legal and regulatory requirements in line with best practice e.g. Charities Regulatory Authority
  • Assisting in the preparing financials for annual accounts for external auditors
  • Support the preparation of the annual budget
  • Provide regular updates to the Director of Corporate Affairs
  • Undertake other finance/admin duties and ad hoc queries as requested
  • Participate in the overall team to ensure collaborative teamwork and support other team members as required
  • Completion of regular funding documentation returns in compliance with agreed commitments

Key Requirements:

Experience, Education, Skills, and Abilities Required

  • 2 years experience in a financial/accounts environment
  • Experience using Sage / Surf Accounts or similar accounts software
  • Experience of monthly and annual accounts preparation
  • An understanding of governance and controls
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel
  • Excellent analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate and engage with a diverse community of people
  • Ability to operate independently
  • Flexibility to adapt in a busy environment

Contract Duration

This role is full-time for an initial 1 year period, with a view to extension

Salary & Benefits

AsIAm will offer salary and benefits commensurate with AsIAm pay scale and experience.

Working Hours

The role is Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

The role is based on site in AsIAm HQ in Blackrock, Co. Dublin.

Your next step…..

Interested applicants should submit a CV and cover letter to Jacqui O’Grady, HR Consultant, at  You can contact Jacqui at 087 2264981 with any queries.

Closing Date

The closing date for receipt of applications is Friday, 22 October 2021

Note: All candidates must be willing to undergo Garda Vetting should they be successful.

AsIAm actively supports inclusion in the workplace and will endeavour to provide reasonable accommodations as requested by candidates throughout the interview process for this position

AsIAm is an equal opportunities employer which reserves the right to practice positive discrimination as set out by the Employment Equality Act, 1998.

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
12th Oct, 2021
Blackrock, Co. Dublin
Expiry Date
22nd Oct, 2021