Financial Accountant – Catholic Institute for Deaf People

The Catholic Institute for Deaf People is looking for a financial accountant to assist a busy finance team for a period of six months.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Below are the key areas of responsibility;
Assist with reconciliation of Balance Sheet accounts across 5 entities
Assist with journal preparation and entry
Complete detailed analysis of various P&L and Balance Sheet accounts
Carry out initial data compilation and analysis for the changeover to a new accounting system
Other project work as it arises
Other assistance to the accounting team

Key Requirements:
Knowledge (Education & Related Experience):
2/3 years’ experience in a busy accounts department in practice or industry
Qualified/part-qualified accountant (ACA, ACCA or CIMA)
Experience in a charitable organisation an advantage but not essential
Good communication skills
Irish Sign Language or willingness to learn
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 14 December 2016.

If you require further details on this role, please contact me directly at

All offers of employment with CIDP may be subject to Garda Vetting/PSNI clearance.

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