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Finance Officer

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  • 50,000-60,000
  • 16 May 2022
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Finance Officer 

About the Company

A well known national sporting association based on the outskirts of Dublin City, is one of the fastest-growing sporting organisations in the country at present. We have a fantastic opportunity for someone who is looking to join a good organisation that is passionate about what they do, promotes a good working culture and provides opportunities for further growth.

About the Position

Due to a recent promotion, this position as the Finance Officer for this association will be responsible for the entire management of accounts and their finances to ensure further success and growth here.
Ensuring that the correct resources, policies and procedures are maintained in order to provide a secure financial control environment for future success.
This is a standalone senior Finance Officer role, reporting to the CEO and board members of the association. 
This job is on-site for the foreseeable future, the position offers a salary of 55,000-60,000. If you are a senior Accounts Technician in a similar type of environment or service-related industry or a Finance Manager who is passionate about the sporting industry and would love the added responsibility to ensure the proper management of this well-founded organisation, this is a great role that offers a competitive salary. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Produces monthly financial accounts for submission to the CEO.
  • Carries out a debtors/creditors analysis.
  • Prepares annual budgets and reconciles actual to budget figures.
  • Ensure effective cash controls and reporting are in place.
  • Ensure procurement policies and approval processes are in place and adhered to
  • Carries out bank reconciliations.
  • Maintains systems and controls to ensure adequate backup documentation and audit trail for transactions.
  • Carries out an ongoing review of internals systems and procedures with a view to continuous improvement. 


  • Tracks and reports on all grant aid received by the Association.

Statutory Reporting/Auditing

  • Prepares annual accounts for submission to Auditors.
  • On an ongoing basis manages relationship with Auditors.

Player Registration

  • Liaise with the National Registration Co-ordinator to ensure the reconciliation of fees. 
  • Maintain records of all registration fees.


  • Service the National Finance Committee.
  • Support County and Provincial Treasurers through education and the provision of support to deliver on the full breadth of the role and requirements of a Treasurer.
  • Implement and manage online ticketing system for national fixtures

Operating as part of the senior team

  • Support to other staff in relation to matters outside of Finance as required.
  • Operate as part of the senior team, attending meetings, providing input and ideas in the delivery of organisation's plans.
  • Provides support to others when required.


  • Professional qualification IATI or ACCA or part there of.   
  • Highly proficient in a range of IT packages, including MS and suite 
  • Two years experience in a service-related industry or sports related background, plus strong technical accounting and excellent organisational skills are required.  
  • Must be a strong team player.
  • Must have the ability to prioritise tasks and at times juggle competing workloads and work to deadlines.  
  • Innovation is required to develop new approaches to the management of information.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate integrity and develop appropriate working relationships with key partners.  
  • Must ensure that all information is collected and transferred accurately.
  • Articulate with experience in the writing, submission and presentation of reports or information to a variety of groups.
  • Ability to pay close attention to detail and achieve a high degree of accuracy ensuring all procedures are completed.

Remuneration Package

Salary - 55,000-60,000 DOE, free parking,

For more information on this role or any other Accountancy roles contact Sean Thomas on 01 592 7856 or email me or click on the apply button below

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