Qualified Accountant (Hybrid role)

MS Ireland
€50,000 to €55,000 per annum (depending on experience)
13 May 2022
13 Jun 2022
Contract type
Full time
Experience level
Qualified accountant

About MS Ireland

Founded in 1961, MS Ireland is the national organization providing information, vital services and support to people living with Multiple Sclerosis. Our services include, Regional Community Worker programmes, physiotherapy, symptom management courses, newly diagnosed sessions, and the MS Information Line. We also provide a state-of-the-art respite centre for people living with MS in Rathgar Dublin 8

Reporting to: Financial Controller

This is a new role within the Finance team. This role has been created to meet growing business needs and to support additional compliance responsibilities under SORP Accounting for Charities. The successful candidate will be the assistant manager in the Finance Department and will deputise for the Financial Controller as required.

Key Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist FC with preparation of monthly management accounts (posting monthly closing journals, populating Board Pack).
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets and ongoing forecasts.
  • Support FC with preparation of year-end consolidated financial statements for audit (using SORP Accounting for Charities).
  • Assist with preparation of financial returns to External Funders.
  • Accounts Payable Function - (Ensuring appropriate authorisation, checking Supplier Invoices & Staff Expenses, Payment Run, Posting Journals, and Supplier Reconciliation) as required.
  • Accounts Receivable Function - (Posting Customer Invoices, Receipts, Bank Lodgements, Bank Reconciliations, Posting Journals, Posting Credit Card Receipts and Debtor Reconciliation) as required.
  • Liaise with the Fundraising Department to resolve queries and provide reports.
  • CEP Scheme - (posting appropriate journals for three schemes and carrying out monthly bank reconciliation) as required.
  • Payroll Function – Carry out monthly Payroll run ensuring compliance with Revenue best practice and process associated monthly wage journal and reconcile Revenue Control account.
  • Carry out ad-hoc assignments as determined by the Financial Controller.

The Person:

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA) with minimum 1-2 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Knowledge and experience with the use of accounting/payroll packages (TAS/Megapay).
  • Strong ICT and reporting skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Knowledge of SORP Accounting for Charities (Advantageous).
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail.


  • Salary: €50,000 to €55,000 per annum (depending on experience)
  • This role is a permanent full-time position (35 hours per week)
  • Hybrid Working
  • Pension
  • 25 days annual leave.
  • Career Pathway Assistance
  • On-site Parking
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bike to Work Scheme.

If you are eligible to work in Ireland, value an exciting, varied working environment and meet the above requirements, then please visit our website via the apply button below.


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