Accounts Assistant (Part-Time) – Catholic Institute for Deaf People

The Accounts Assistant will assist the Financial Controller in the effective management of the finances of the organisation, including the production of the annual finance budget, the management of cash flow and the production of management information for all stakeholders.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Below are the key areas of responsibility;
Working with the Financial Controller to;
Invoice entry, processing payments run and Creditor’s ledger reconciliations
Generation of sales journals, monitor Debtors and prepare analysis for the business
Journal preparation and entry for the preparation of the Management Accounts
Process Monthly Payrolls, Journal postings & Revenue Returns
Reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts
Complete detailed analysis of various P&L and Balance Sheet accounts
Assist with the annual audit and any other stakeholder audits
Other finance project work as required from time to time

Key Requirements:
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):
2/3 years’ experience in a busy accounts department in practice or industry
Part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA) or qualified Accounting Technician
Experience in a charitable organisation an advantage but not essential
Good communication skills
Experience using accountancy software essential
Excellent PC skills (Excel, Word etc.)
Eligibility to work in Ireland

Key Behaviours:
Ability to work under pressure to daily/weekly/monthly deadlines
Attention to detail
Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team
Willingness to embrace ad hoc responsibilities outside of the accounting role in order to meet our client’s requirements

Any interested applicants should forward their CV and a short covering letter stating their suitability for the role. Please email by close of business on Monday 25 January 2021.
If you require further details on this role, please contact me directly at
All offers of employment with CIDP are subject to Garda Vetting.

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