Finance Administrator – Rethink Ireland

Rethink Ireland is looking for a Finance Administrator with strong analytical skills to join our fast-paced and growing team. We are looking for applicants with accounting skills and knowledge. This role is suitable for a qualified Accounting Technician or a person training to be an Accountant (part-qualified).

If you are successful, you will work within the Finance Team and report to the Financial Controller. You will perform a broad range of management accounting, accounting and book-keeping duties. You will collate, prepare and analyse financial information to support our financial governance

You will assist the AP and AR functions in accordance with departmental processes and procedures
You will assist in day to day finance operational tasks such as monthly bank reconciliations, administering payments for invoices, and accurately updating internal accounting databases and spreadsheets.
You will provide administrative support to other business units within the organisation by dealing with any finance queries they have, to strengthen internal communication in a timely manner.
You will do transaction entries for all receipts, payments, and other financial data in the accounting package on a monthly basis.
You will support managing obligations to donors, awardees and third-party vendors.
You will maintain accounts payable and accounts receivable listings on an ongoing basis
You will process and manage staff timesheets on a monthly basis.
Act as an ambassador for Rethink Ireland at all times.
Filing and payment of all Revenue related returns.
Banking requirements including online banking, transfer payments, lodgments and reconciliations; Monitoring cash flow and overall cash management.
Assisting with the preparation of the annual budget.
Assist the Financial Controller with Annual Audit work.
Assisting with general administration and compliance-related matters.


You have an Accounting qualification (or pursuit of this qualification) OR at least 1 – 2 years experience as an Accounts Assistant or Accounting Technician
You have a good knowledge of bookkeeping procedures and have solid data entry skills with strong numerical skills.
You have excellent written and verbal communications skills and are able to work to strict deadlines.
You have knowledge of Google Suite: Google docs, Google Sheets and Gmail
You have a commitment to excellence and diligence to detail and work well as part of a team.
You demonstrate the highest levels of integrity
You are passionate about making Ireland a better place and are committed to Rethink Ireland’s mission and values.

Experience in the use of accounting packages including Xero, Sage, Quickbooks.
Experience of preparing and reporting financial statements
Ability to read, interpret and apply established internal procedures and policies.
Understanding of charity governance
Experience / understanding of charity SORP
Our Values
We work with our hearts and our heads – we value compassion, passion and fun.
We take smart risks and we allow permission to fail because we know that innovation and risk are two sides of the same coin.
We believe that social change is a team sport. We build trusted relationships, and we choose to collaborate to achieve our goals.
We are curious and hunger to learn.
We value bold ideas and bold leadership, and we develop remarkable people.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly believe that diversity and inclusion lead to success. The work we do is underpinned by respect, equality, inclusion & diversity.
In line with Ireland’s Equality Legislation we actively oppose discrimination on the following 9 grounds:
Civil status: single, married, divorced, etc.
Family status: if you’re the parent or person responsible for a child over 18, or if you’re the main carer or parent of a person with a disability.
Sexual orientation.
Traveller community.
We also actively oppose discrimination on the grounds of socio-economic disadvantage.

Please apply through this LINK by Midnight Sunday 12th September 2021. If you have any problems applying, or would like to discuss the role, please contact us at
Please note that any information which you submit will be used for recruitment purposes only. Your record will be deleted after the process is completed.

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