The Financial Accountant will provide support and analysis to all departments of the organisation and will be a driver of our financial reporting and analysis.

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Location: Remote Initially, thereafter based in Pieta Head Office
Position Type: 12 Month Contract
Salary: €40,000

Role & Responsibilities:

Fascinating career opportunity to join a dynamic, growing not-for-profit organisation. Working closely the management team, the role will provide support and analysis to all departments of the organisation and will be a driver of our financial reporting and analysis. Critical to success is an ability to communicate their message and deliver information in a timely, clear and user-friendly manner.

Reporting to the Finance Manager, you will play a key role in developing and maintaining performance reporting and analysis packs as well as assisting with the budgeting, forecasting and costing activities within the finance function. You will also assist the Finance Manager in the implementation of Financial Controls and Procedures throughout the organisation.

  • Financial Reporting & Analysis - Coordinate production of monthly management account packs with meaningful analysis that creates insight for the organisation

  • Financial Planning - Assist in budgeting, cash flow forecasting and scenario planning

  • Financial Controls - Work with the Finance Manager to ensure first in class financial controls are being maintained and adhered

  • Financial Monitoring - Develop and maintain quarterly management team reporting packs to compare budget v actual and provide insightful analysis

  • KPI’s - Report weekly KPI’s to the Senior Management Team with analysis

  • External Audit – coordinate external audit with auditors

  • Internal Audit – liaise with our Internal Auditors to coordinate the internal audit

  • Digital Transformation - Assist in developing and implementing the Finance teams’ digital transformation

  • Finance Business Partner – be the first point of contact for Finance related queries for other departments within Pieta

  • Donor Reporting – develop financial reports for private and grant funding

  • Governance – review existing policies in line with the Charities Regulator Governance Code and Financial Procedures suggesting amendments and/or additions where required

  • Projects – Any other ad hoc financial management responsibilities that may arise from time to time

  • Process Improvement – Take a pro-active role in suggesting process improvements in pursuance of a best in class Finance system

Skills & Experience Required:

  • Fully or Part Qualified Accountant with ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification

  • 2 years' experience working in a Finance Function or Practice

  • Knowledge of current financial accounting standards and implementation of integrated accounting systems

  • Experience of month end reporting

  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)

  • Knowledge of Sage 50 system

  • Ability to work as part of a team

  • Experience of change management projects

  • Knowledge of the Charities Regulator Governance Code

  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders

  • Goal orientated with a proven track record of consistently meeting strict deadlines and working with projects

  • Commitment to continuous professional development

  • Interest in the sector and commitment to the vision and values of the organisation

Applications for the above should be made through our website or via email, attaching a cover letter (outlining your particular suitability to the role) with an updated Curriculum Vitae to recruitment@pieta.ie by 23rd July 2021.

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