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Finance Assistant

Ref: 77474

  • 30,000-35,000
  • 11 Jul 2022
  • Dublin (South)
  • Permanent

Finance Assistant -Immediate Start

About the Company

A leading educational organisation based in Dublin, require a Finance Assistant for an immediate start. Flexible hybrid working conditions. This role is initialy being offered as a one year FTC with a view to becoming a permannet role.

About the Position

Reporting to the Financial Accountant the finance assistant will support the day-to-day effective operational running of the finance department

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing cash/cheque lodgements accurately
  • Processing, recording and receipting daily donations in a timely and accurate manner
  • Invoicing debtors and monthly credit control
  • Recording and tracking grant applications and payments
  • Assisting with the processing of direct debit donations within required deadlines
  • Preparation and analysis of income and fund summary reports
  • Entering requisitions for PO numbers within agreed policy
  • Assisting with monthly bank reconciliations
  • Providing backup for monthly credit cards expenditure
  • Manage petty cash expenditure and reconcile at month end
  • Ensuring month end close off dates adhered to with debtors and banking
  • Dealing with queries from internal or external stakeholders, resolving where possible
  • Assisting with the annual statutory audit process


  • Experience of 2 years + working in a busy accounts’ environment with experience of
  • Strong IT skills including an intermediate working knowledge of MS Excel
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail are essential
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be flexible and capable of taking on new tasks
  • Strong organisational skills together with the ability to prioritise work and meet deadlines whilst maintaining a high standard of work.


To discuss this role further or other accountancy jobs please contact Jean O'Donovan on 01 5927846 or by email or click the apply button


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