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Accountant

Job description

My client within the Charity /Not for profit space are hiring an accountant in Dublin 2 Preparation of the annual budget and forecasts.

• Monitor financial performance against budget and immediately report any deviations to the CEO.

• Preparation of monthly accounts and quarterly reports on project activities and supporting variance analysis for funders and the board

• Preparation of financial report for Audit, Finance and Governance sub-committee.

• Preparation of annual accounts for audit & liaise with Auditors.

• Prepare and process staff salaries and pensions. Ensure all appropriate returns are made to Revenue/Pension Provider.

• Manage cash flow (banks & petty cash).

• Oversee, monitor & report on all non-statutory grants/donations.

• Ensure all forms of the organisation’s insurance are in place. • Work with and develop the SORP Accounting Model.

• Ensure governance requirements are met in line with best practice e.g. Charities Regulatory Authority, Companies Register Office, Revenue Commissioners etc.

• Develop and oversee Ecass/Salesforce IT system. Ensure full utilisation of Ecass system across the organisation.

• Liaise with IT service provider.

• Working knowledge of Sage 50 Accounts & Sage Micropay. Operations

• Monitor compliance with all operational procedures; review their effectiveness including annual audit processes and take appropriate action where necessary.

Ensure that services are underpinned by appropriate Quality Standards, as agreed in consultation with the CEO.

• Maintain and develop administrative systems, accounting procedures, office systems and database.

• Develop and implement organisational maintenance strategy ensuring all aspects of building maintenance and repairs are attended to in a timely manner and make recommendations for building improvements/enhancements.

• Ensure all Health and Safety requirements including risk assessment, contingency management, mandatory training is in place and adhered to.

• Oversight of Data Protection procedures and liaising with relevant personnel.

• Responsible for COVID policies, procedures & contingency planning. • To comply with all policies and procedures.

•. Finance qualification is essential (IATI minimum qualification). 

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