Finance Administrator – The Camogie Association – Dublin

The Camogie Association is seeking applications for the position of Finance Administrator to join its national office in Croke Park. This is a new post and is offered for a 15 month fixed term contract.

The Camogie Association is a professional, dynamic and vibrant organisation. Founded in 1904, it is one of the oldest female sports organisations in Ireland. Camogie is also one of the most popular female team sports in Ireland with a network of over 550 clubs.

The Role
The Finance Administrator will report to the Director of Finance. The main responsibility of the post is the maintenance of financial records, the processing of income and expenditure, purchase of goods and services and the undertaking of a range of financial reporting and administrative tasks. The post operates in a team environment and will be expected to work in a collaborative way with staff and volunteer colleagues.

From time to time the post requires an element of working unsocial hours including weekend work and travel.

Salary: €26-28k plus expenses (travel, overnight accommodation costs where required, other allowable expenses in accordance with policies approved by Ard Chomhairle (Central Council) of the Camogie Association.

Annual Leave: 23 days annual leave. A time off in lieu (TOIL) system also operates.

Responsibilities of the Finance Administrator

Administer Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable
Process sales invoices
Administer day-to-day finances
Lodge cash/cheques and manage online banking including online payments and transfers
Prepare monthly accounting reconciliations
Administer credit control/debt collection
Administer payment of bills, invoices and staff and volunteer expense claims
Ensure financial controls are adhered to
Assist in preparation of year-end audit
Administer the sale, stock control and promotion of Camogie merchandising
Improve controls for collection and reconciliation of income collected/tickets sold as admission to Camogie games under the auspices of Ard Chomhairle (Central Council) and  support units to administer these controls
Develop and administer financial procedures relating to development initiatives and  coaching and games activities
With the Finance Director, improve financial controls within the organisation
Assist with procurement and risk management processes
Liaise with camogie units re financial procedures and year-end accounts
Undertake any other duties as requested by the Director of Finance or Ard Stiúrthóir

Person specification

Essential criteria

Accounting Technician qualification
Minimum 3 years’ experience in a similar role
Excellent IT Skills, particularly in Excel & MS Office Package
Excellent organisation skills
Good general accounting experience; with sound debit and credit comprehension and reconciliations experience
Previous experience in financial control
Strong knowledge and experience of accounting software packages

Desirable criteria

Hands-on experience in small/medium organisation desirable
Experience of working with community and voluntary organisations, especially in the sports sector is an advantage
Ability to work on own initiative

Application process

Please return your completed application, no later than 5.00p.m. Tuesday 23rd June 2015 to or by post to Joan O’Flynn, Ard Stiúrthóir, Camogie Association, Croke Park, Dublin 3.

Your application must include:

Letter of application
A completed Confidential Application for Employment form
A completed Questionnaire (attached)

Please mark you application ‘FA’

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