16-02-2018| Epilepsy Ireland is hiring

16 February 2018
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Accounts Assistant (Part-Time & Temporary)

Organisation Description:

Epilepsy Ireland was established in 1966 and is the national organisation working for people with epilepsy and their families. Our vision is to achieve a society where no person's life is limited by epilepsy. Our work encompasses:

  • Information, training and support services for people with epilepsy and their families, delivered from head office in Dublin and 10 regional offices
  • Education and training for health professionals
  • Raising awareness and improving public understanding of epilepsy
  • Advocating on behalf of people with epilepsy
  • Funding and supporting epilepsy research

See www.epilepsy.ie for more information on the organisation and our activities.

Reporting to: Finance Manager

Location: Epilepsy Ireland, 249 Crumlin Road, Dublin 12

Primary Duties:

Tasks will include but not limited to:

  • Keeping and compilation of up-to-date financial records and supporting documentation for the organisation
  • Posting and coding of sales and purchase invoices through the Exchequer system.
  • Reconciling supplier accounts to supplier statements.
  • Assisting in the preparation of monthly management accounts and audit.
  • Managing & maintaining the centralised training system in conjunction with the Training Manager & the Community Resource Officers.
  • Processing and allocating training receipts and liaising with the Training Manager on overdue accounts. Carry out other office duties, as required, including occasional reception cover.
  • Any other duties that may arise as a result of the above requirements and any other duties assigned by the Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Accountant Technician qualification desirable but not essential.
  • A minimum of two years previous accounts experience in an office environment is essential.
  • Excellent IT Skills including Microsoft Office.
  • Friendly and professional telephone manner.
  • Knowledge of Exchequer software will be an added advantage.

Person Specification:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Awareness of confidentiality and the ability to deal with confidential information.
  • Good team player, who has the ability to work independently and in collaboration with others.
  • Self-starter who can take the initiative and consult where appropriate
  • Ability to prioritise competing demands
  • An interest and working knowledge of the charity sector

Terms & Conditions

This is a part time position of 25 hours per week. This is a temporary position for 6 months. Salary will be commensurate with experience. There are 22 days annual leave pro rata. The role will be subject to Garda vetting and reference checks. Salary commensurate with experience...

Applicants for this post are requested to send CV and cover letter by email to Finance Manager at recruitment@epilepsy.ie. Please use the reference 'Accounts Assistant' in the subject line when applying.

The closing date for applications is 5pm, Friday 02nd March 2018. It is envisaged that interviews will take place on the 8th March 2018.

For the moment, we do not require the assistance of recruitment agencies.
Direct canvassing to the organisation will disqualify candidates.

Epilepsy Ireland is an equal opportunities employer




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