Background:

A dynamic and professional Housing Association with offices on the Norwood, Santry, currently have an opportunity available for an Accounts Assistant to take up a 6 – 8 month contract (maternity cover) position within their finance team.

Job Description:

Working as part of a busy team and reporting to the Finance Manager, this position will involve assisting with the following responsibilities:

 Purchase Ledger

  • Review and post supplier invoices to Finance system
  • Administer and distribute invoices to relevant mangers for approval
  • Check invoices have correct approval and correct code assigned
  • Monitor and report on the return of invoices for month end
  • Investigating and resolving supplier queries
  • Maintain and update Accounts Payable control sheet
  • Supplier set up on Finance and Banking System
  • Monthly supplier reconciliations and resolution of queries in a timely manner
  • Prepare payments runs & EFTS on Banking system

Bank and Cash

  • Assist with Identification of Bank transactions and allocate to correct codes
  • Enter transactions to Finance System
  • Bank Reconciliation
  • Posting of cash book journals to Finance System
  • Monitor and process company credit card expenditure

Debtors

  • Raising Debtor invoices and statements
  • Credit Control
  • Aged Debtor Reporting

Other

  • Assist with month end reporting and procedures
  • Assist with Internal and external audit queries
  • Assis with t Accounts Analysis
  • Assist with the provision of any other information requests as directed by management
  • To carry out any other ad-hoc duties as requested
  • Assist Finance Team with other duties as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

 

1.0
SKILLS & ABILITIES
Essential
Desirable
1.1
Strong IT skills including Excel and Word
E
1.2
Excellent communication skills. Ability to communicate to a range of audiences using a variety of media.
E
1.3
Ability to work as part of a team.
E
2.0
EXPERIENCE
2.1
A minimum of 12 months accounts experience with exposure to invoice processing
E
2.2
Sage experience a strong advantage
 
D
2.3
Knowledge of social housing in Ireland
D
3.0
PERSONAL QUALITIES
3.1
Common sense approach to all tasks.
E
3.3
Professional and confident manner.
E
3.4
Flexible.
E
3.5
Ability to work with a minimum of supervision.
E
3.6
Ability to work on your own initiative
E
3.7
Team player.
E
4.0
EDUCATION
4.1
An accountancy related qualification will be desirable
D

 

This job description may be amended to facilitate changes to improve the organisation of Fold Housing  activities following consultation with the job holder.

 

  • Information
  • Closing Date: 25/01/2023 5:00 pm
  • Directorate: Corporate Services
  • Location: Block A, The Crescent Building, Northwood Office Campus, Santry, Dublin 9
  • Reference: AA.FH.0123
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: