Accounts Technician | Charity | City Centre

Job description

Accounts Technician | Charity | City Centre

Great opportuntity for a Trainee Accountant to join a Charity Organisation. You will be joining a friendly accounts team and get the experience to progress into a qualified accountant.

You will be joining a company with a focus on helping the wider community, where you can advance you career by getting the training and study support you require to become a fully qualified accountant. You will be involved with the preparation of monthly management accounts, journal preparation, reconciliations and you will be required to have at 2 years’ experience in a similiar position.

You will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits, including 25 days holidays. The offices you will be working from are based in Dublin City Centre, with an open friendly environment in a team of 10 accounting professionals. This job will will provided you with full training and you will be given the responsibilities to progress into a fully qualified accoutant.

Your main responsibilities:

  • Preparation of the journals
  • Preparation of Management Accounts with budgetary/year on year comparatives. 
  • Processing accruals and prepayments
  • Bank postings & reconciliations
  • Variance analysis
  • Production of financial statements
  • Development of reporting processes, budgets and assisting with internal and external audit processes
  • Reconciliations of fundraising campaigns, track funds across multi departments
  • Assist with the preparation of state funding returns.
  • Improving financial processes and assisting with other Finance Team members

Your requirements:

You should be team focused with previous experience in improving processes for this position. This position requires someone who is ambitious to continue with their professional accountancy exams (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) to become a qualified accountant. Experience in a similar accountancy position is required of at least 2 years. You should be keen to join a charity organisation and preferably have experience volunteering or as an active member of your community. 

You should have a strong understanding of accounting and IT skills, with experience using a financial software package, and preferably you will be degree qualified. You will require excellent communication skills, and will be expected to provide support in a busy office environment with many different contacts. Your personal motivations will be important to this position, where you should have a commitment towards meeting goals and show enthusiasm to your career commitment.

Application process:

If you want to apply for this position or would like to find out more, please attached your CV or contact Sarah O’Shea at Sigmar Recruitment on 01 4744687 or email

I will provide you with full details on our client and a job spec and send your CV forward to our client as well as help guide you through the application process and interview process.

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