Job Purpose: The Financial Accountant will provide accounting support to the Finance Manager and Finance Director in relation to critical performance areas and assist Concern to meet its regulatory reporting requirements.
- Provision of financial accounting services including preparation of monthly management accounts, annual and revised budgets.
- Completion of monthly reconciliations as part of month end process.
- Liaising with budget holders in HQ departments as part of month end and budget processes
- Responsible for financial reporting to Donors for HQ funded projects to strict deadlines including review and consolidation of partner financial returns
- Verification and review of monthly income uploads to finance system.
- Provision of support to finance manager in general financial management, representing finance at HQdepartment meetings as necessary
- Verification and review of credit card statements
- Verification and processing staff floats and expenses.
- Act as liaison with banks ensuring that mandates are properly maintained.
- Act as systems administrator for accounts system and on-line banking systems.
- Providing cover as required within the team.
Skills and Experience Required:
- Applicants should have a professional accounting qualification (ACCA, ACA, CIMA) with a minimum of two years post-qualification experience
- Computer Literacy essential with intermediate to advanced excel skills
- Accuracy and attention to detail essential
- Excellent inter-personal and communication skills required
- Empathy with the organizational goals of Concern
- Commitment to working in a team environment
- Previous experience on Microsoft Great Plains
- Experience of working in a similar organization desirable but not essential
To apply: CVs should be submitted through our website at https://jobs.concern.net by closing date: 18th September 2019
Candidates must be legally entitled to work in Ireland at the time of application.
Concern is an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all section of the community.
Concern has an organisational Code of Conduct (CCoC) with three Associated Policies; the Programme Participant Protection Policy (P4), the Child Safeguarding Policy and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Policy. These have been developed to ensure the maximum protection of programme participants from exploitation, and to clarify the responsibilities of Concern staff, consultants, visitors to the programme and partner organisation, and the standards of behaviour expected of them. In this context, staff have a responsibility to the organisation to strive for, and maintain, the highest standards in the day-to-day conduct in their workplace in accordance with Concern’s core values and mission. Any candidate offered a job with Concern Worldwide will be expected to sign the Concern Code of Conduct and Associated Policies as an appendix to their contract of employment. By signing the Concern Code of Conduct, candidates acknowledge that they have understood the content of both the Code of Conduct and the Associated Policies and agree to conduct themselves in accordance with the provisions of these policies.
Your Personal Data
During this job application, you will provide Concern with your personal data. Concern takes its responsibilities towards this personal data very seriously and is committed to complying with all relevant data protection legislation.
Concern receives a substantial amount of funding from external donors each year. Increasingly donors are introducing requirements whereby future funding is conditional on ensuring that the name of any employee or volunteer (existing or new), does not appear on terrorism lists generated by the European Union (List of person, groups and entities to which Regulation (EC No. 2580/2001 applies), the US Government (Office of Foreign Assets Control list of specially designated Nationals and Blocked Persons) and the United Nations (Consolidated List).
Any offer of employment (either paid or voluntary) with Concern Worldwide will only be made following a successful clearance check being conducted on the applicant and such checks may be updated periodically during the course of the period of employment.
By submitting a formal application for paid or voluntary employment to Concern, you agree to Concern carrying out a clearance check as outlined above and that Concern will not proceed to recruit you should your name appear on any of the aforementioned lists
In certain circumstances, donors may request that personal data relating to employees to work on the activities that they fund be provided directly to them - so that they can perform their own counter terrorism checks. This may involve transferring some basic personal data outside the EEA. It will be a condition of your employment contract that Concern be allowed to share this information with institutional donors for these purposes.
For additional information please consult our web site or contact the Human Resource Division in our Head Office.
You have certain rights under data protection legislation. For more information on how to exercise those rights please visit www.concern.net/about/privacy
Please only apply for this position if you are satisfied with the proposed processing of your personal data as outlined above.