Finance Manager - Charitable Organisation

Job Overview

Finance Manager role - The primary function of this post is the leadership, management, and control of management/ financial accounting requirements of the organisation on a day-today basis.

You will work with the Financial Controller, the Senior Management Team and other relevant staff to implement organisational plans/ strategy, ensuring all resources are used to achieve agreed targets and standards for financial performance, performance management, health & safety, quality, and legislative adherence

Your duties will include:

  • Management of the accounts function and accounts team
  • Producing monthly management accounts and budget variance analysis (including narrative commentary)
  • Monthly reporting to funders including HSE
  • Preparing yearly statutory accounts, audit files & audit completion in conjunction with the Audit Committee
  • Yearly organisational and department budget preparation
  • Management of the payroll function, payroll taxes and employee deductions
  • Income & Expenditure, Balance Sheet, and activity reporting
  • Management of Receivables and Accounts Payable function
  • Supporting Client Service Managers with client cash & bank account management (Patient Private Property)
  • Cash & working capital management/forecasting
  • To lead, manage, coach, develop, train, and appraise members of the accounts team with a view to support staff performance
  • Review and audit of work practices
  • To maintain a standard of excellence in the provision of the service by the accounts team
  • To manage the accounts team on a day-to-day basis in accordance with company policy, including workload allocation, performance appraisal, mandatory supervision, leave, contract update, and time-management.
  • To provide, in accordance with specified deadlines, monthly financial reports to the Financial Controller, Senior Management, HSE and other departments, and to assist the Financial Controller in reporting to the Board
  • Other ad-hoc reporting as required
  • To manage and update the fixed asset register

Experience required:

  • Minimum of 5 years' experience working as a qualified accountant
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of accounts software and payroll
  • Excellent knowledge and experience of using Excel and Word
  • Self-motivated and driven with an analytical approach and a keen eye for detail
  • The ability to manage your workload effectively
  • Highly organised and efficient
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong people management experience


Salary Grade VII Scale €51,342 - €66,742

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