Accountant @ MS Ireland

  • Job Reference: 00000295-1
  • Date Posted: 12 May 2022
  • Employers: MS Ireland
  • Location: Dublin, County Dublin
  • Salary: €50,000 to €55,000
  • Bonus/Benefits: Pension after six months
  • Sector: Accountant
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Duration: Permanent

Job Description

Reporting to: Financial Controller

This is a new role within the Finance team. This role has been created to meet growing business needs and to support additional compliance responsibilities under SORP Accounting for Charities. The successful candidate will be the assistant manager in the Finance Department and will deputise for the Financial Controller as required.


Key duties & responsibilities include 

  • Assist FC with preparation of monthly management accounts (posting monthly closing journals, populating Board Pack).
  • Assist with preparation of annual budgets and ongoing forecasts.
  • Support FC with preparation of year-end consolidated financial statements for audit (using SORP Accounting for Charities).
  • Assist with preparation of financial returns to External Funders.
  • Accounts Payable Function - (Ensuring appropriate authorisation, checking Supplier Invoices & Staff Expenses, Payment Run, Posting Journals, and Supplier Reconciliation) as required.
  • Accounts Receivable Function - (Posting Customer Invoices, Receipts, Bank Lodgements, Bank Reconciliations, Posting Journals, Posting Credit Card Receipts and Debtor Reconciliation) as required.
  • Liaise with the Fundraising Department to resolve queries and provide reports.
  • CEP Scheme - (posting appropriate journals for three schemes and carrying out monthly bank reconciliation) as required.
  • Payroll Function – Carry out monthly Payroll run ensuring compliance with Revenue best practice and process associated monthly wage journal and reconcile Revenue Control account.
  • Carry out ad-hoc assignments as determined by the Financial Controller.



The Person: 

  • Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA, CPA) with minimum 2 years’ post qualification experience.
  • Must have previous experience working in a finance department for a charity.
  • Knowledge and experience with the use of accounting/payroll packages (TAS/Megapay).
  • Strong ICT and reporting skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Strong attention to detail.