Full time Accounts Assistant (Fixed Term contract) in our Santry Office

Grade 4 (Salary Scale €28-45.5K)

Santry, Dublin 9.

Full Time - Fixed term contract (1 year)

The Daughters of Charity Child and Family Service (DoCCFS) is a not for profit public service organisation. We provide a range of therapeutic supportive services to children and families based in the greater Dublin region. The Service works in collaboration with TUSLA Child and Family Agency local areas in Dublin North East, City, Dublin Mid Leinster, Meath and Wicklow and with Probation Services in Dublin North East. Our Services include an Early Childhood Development Service (ECDS), Family Centre Service, Dublin Safer Families Service and Assessment Services.

The Daughters of Charity Child and Family Service is committed to research and evaluation of our services. The information gathered helps us to improve and to provide high quality services to children and families.

Qualification and Experience Criteria

Applicants must have at least two years’ work experience in a similar role. The successful candidate will be proficient with Microsoft Word & Excel and will have experience using Pegasus Opera & Sage Micropay.

Duties and Responsibilities

Accounts Assistant duties will include:

  • Supporting the Corporate Support Services manager with updating Finance and Accounts policies and procedures

  • Updating service records for defined benefits pension schemes

  • Updating the organisations procurement policy and procedures

  • Liaising with suppliers to improve value for money for services and supplies

  • Assisting with payroll processing and reconciliation

  • Accounts and Payroll Administration projects

Knowledge and experience in the following areas is desirable

  • Preparing reconciliations of general ledger accounts, provide on-going month-end, quarterly, and year-end reporting

  • Responsibility for posting invoices to accounting software

  • Posting and allocation of bank transactions

  • Responsibility for maintenance of the ledgers

  • Ad hoc duties to be performed as and when required.

What you bring to the team:

  • Qualified Accounting Technician/part-qualified Accountant desirable but not essential

  • 2+ years’ experience in a similar position

  • The candidate should have excellent organizational and time management skills

  • The candidate will be discreet and professional

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy essential with an ability to recognise and address errors in financial data

  • Ability to multi-task and to work on their own initiative

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel and Outlook

  • Excellent team player with strong communication skills with an ability to communicate with people in different business areas

See attached application form which should be submitted to to before noon on 5th June 2020.

Daughters of Charity Child and Family Service

First Floor, T O'Reilly Building, Swords Road, Santry, Dublin 9

D09 VF9F

Company Details

Company number: CRO Number 431293

Charity Number:  CRA Number 20064730


Management Office

Swords Road, Santry, Dublin 9. D09 VF9F. 

Mobile: 086 035 3831