23-09-2015 | EI is recuriting for an Accounts Manager

23 September 2015
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The Role:

The Accounts Manager is responsible for all areas relating to financial reporting and facilities/administration management. The successful candidate will be responsible for developing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures to ensure accurate and timely financial statements. This position addresses tight deadlines and a multitude of accounting activities including general ledger preparation, financial reporting, year-end audit preparation and the support of budget and forecast activities.

The Candidate:

  • Qualified Accounting Technician or part qualified Accountant.
  • Minimum of 3 years' experience at a similar level
  • High level accounting, analytical and numerical skills
  • Experience in producing monthly management accounts
  • Knowledge of and experience in producing monthly bank reconciliations
  • Ability to operate computer based payroll systems and online banking operations
  • Knowledge of computer-based financial accounting systems and software such as Exchequer, Sage or similar.
  • Experience of financial responsibility for producing periodic and annual forecasts and budgets
  • Experience of end of year accounts and external liaison with auditors
  • Knowledge of and experience of working with the Statement of Recommended Practice (SORP) for charities would be a distinct advantage
  • Experience and ability in facilities management.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with staff at all levels
  • Ability to communicate effectively in person, in writing, electronically and by telephone with a wide variety of individuals and organisations.
  • Ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, and work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities.
  • Experience of financial administration in the public or voluntary sector is desirable.
  • Previous experience of managing staff is desirable.

Benefits and Conditions: 

  • Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Contributory Pension
  • Permanent contract, following the successful completion of a 6 month probation period
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo Garda Vetting.

 Further Information & Applications:

For further information, please contact Mary Malone at 01 4557500 or mmalone @epilepsy.ie.

To apply, please send your CV with covering letter to:

The Chief Executive, Epilepsy Ireland, 249 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12; or email to mmalone @epilepsy.ie

Closing date for applications: Friday, 16th October, 5pm


The assistance of recruitment agencies is not required at this time

Epilepsy Ireland is an equal opportunities employer


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