Finance & Administration Support Manager – CASP

C.A.S.P. is dedicated to providing a holistic, integrated, ethically – based, community focused addiction treatment service. Our focus is on the physical, psychological, social, emotional and overall well- being of those affected and their families in the community who are living with the impact that addiction has on their lives.

CASP is funded by the HSE, Clondalkin Drugs Task Force and the MWRDATF. It is managed by a Voluntary Management Committee with representatives from statutory, voluntary, community and private sectors. It presently has services operating in the Dublin and Mid-West regions.

Key roles and responsibilities:
Responsible for managing all aspects of accounting functions and processes for the organization in order to meet the requirements and criteria of our funders, statutory bodies etc.
Manage the delivery of accurate & timely financial information and reports to the Project Manager & Management Committee.
Drive improvements and efficiencies in accounting operations processes.
Responsible for HR administration
Responsible for first line IT support and ensuring that systems are in place to secure and protect data in line with best practice

The specific responsibilities are as follows:
Financial control – managing the inflow and utilisation of funds – including budget development and management, cost control, value for money audits, payroll administration (including tax and social welfare), and negotiating contracts with outside insurance, IT, security, utility providers etc. – under the direction of the Project Manager
Liaising with funding agencies and potential funders/donors and meeting their reporting requirements.
Assist in preparation of tendering documents and existing Service level agreements.
Providing a management information system to the Project Manager and to the Board to ensure that available funds are used to best effect to support agreed objectives.
Assist the Directors/Management Committee in ensuring corporate compliance with all legal and statutory responsibilities, Governance Code, Charities Act, Company and Employment Law etc. and liaising with the Auditor and specialist advisers.
Supporting the HR function within CASP – including liaising with specialist advisers
Supporting the IT function within CASP – to ensure that IT supports the organization to best effect and that records are secured in line with best practice.
Supporting the Fundraising function within CASP
Supporting the development of appropriate administrative systems for all CASP projects, and ensuring processes & procedures are documented and robust.
Assist Project Manager and management team to explore options for long term financial sustainability
Assist with developing strategy for management of information /media forums and on-going maintenance of web site as member of senior management team in CASP
Experience / qualifications required:

Qualified Accountant with post qualification experience ideal, but other applicants considered
Strong financial packages experience (Sage Payroll, Accounts IQ or similar) and a high level of skill using MS Excel
Experience of preparing annual financial accounts, monthly management accounts, and budgeting a distinct advantage
Strong administration experience including running an accounting department, managing HR records, driving improvements and internal reporting experience.
Desirable: Previous experience of
Working within the voluntary sector
Managing a small team
SORP accounting
Personal attributes and competencies required:

Strong analytical skills
Strong technical accounting skills/ knowledge
Excellent communicating skills and ability to deal effectively with non-financial people
Continuous improvement mind set
Strong financial controls ethos
Strong service orientation and ability to build robust working relationships with colleagues and external contacts
Proactive approach to problem solving
Role will be based in Clondalkin, Dublin 22.

Salary in line with experience

Application Details:
Send Cover Letter and CV by e-mail to

Closing date for receipt of applications: 6pm on Monday 21 August 2017
Interviews will take place Mon 28 August

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