Central Finance Assistant and Service Manager – The Salvation Army

Job Summary: Working from our beautiful offices in Eden Quay, the Central Financial team is responsible for ensuring that appropriate control is exercised over all financial transactions across the Salvation Army in the Republic of Ireland so as to facilitate both timely and accurate Financial Reporting. The team liaise with local Salvation Army centres in the Greater Dublin area to ensure all accounts are accurately maintained and any issues that arise are resolved in a timely manner. This requires diligence, accuracy and commitment to deadline, as well as a strong ability to communicate and build relationships with local stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities: As a motivated and dynamic Central Finance Assistant you will offer remote support to all departments and ensure that finance functions are completed to a high standard. This will include budget, bank reconciliation and ledger monitoring, salary journal preparation and assisting in the preparation of annual budgets.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: A positive attitude, an eye for detail and high levels of professionalism and motivation. With experience of effectively working within a Finance department, you will be able to work within the Christian ethos of The Salvation Army and demonstrate good verbal, written communication, IT, and client management skills.

Please see attached Job Description & Person Specification for more information.

Service Manager
Salary: €51,724
Working Hours: Minimum 35 hours per week
Details: Permanent
Benefits: Competitive benefits package

Job Summary: Responsible for launching and managing 2 flagship centres designed to deliver life-changing support to vulnerable families in the wider Dublin area, you will be responsible for leading and managing teams of passionate homeless services professionals in delivering their stretching goals.

Key Responsibilities: We have a vacancy for a dynamic Service Manager to manage 2 new family sites in Dublin. Designed to accommodate homeless and vulnerable families, the Salvation Army’s 2 new sites will provide life-changing support to those who need it most. Managing the day-to-day running and long-term sustainability of new sites based in Crumlin and Coolock, Dublin, you will ensure the sites provide a safe, secure and welcoming environment for their residents. Leading a professional team of committed and passionate Programme and Support staff, you will guide, coach and develop them in the delivery of an inspiring range of services.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate: With a background of working within the voluntary/homeless sector, the successful applicant will be a strategic thinker with strong finance and administrative skills and proven experience in recruiting, leading and managing a team of committed homeless services professionals.

Please see attached Job Description & Person Specification for more information.

Appointment subject to satisfactory references and right to work in the Republic of Ireland

Gardai checks will be required

For further details about the Salvation Army, it’s Mission and activities please visit https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/republic-of-ireland

For an application form and further details, please email Jackie Mooney at jacqueline.mooney@salvationarmy.org.uk quoting reference TSA/CFA0817 for the Central Finance Assistant position and / or TSA/SM0817 for the Service Manager position.

Closing date for completed applications: Mon 21st Aug, 12:00 noon

CVs will not be accepted.

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The Salvation Army is a Christian church and a registered charity.

Registered in the Republic of Ireland No: 90791 Registered Charity Number CHY6399

For more information on the Salvation Army’s work in Ireland and the UK please visit https://www.salvationarmy.org.uk/

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