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Management Accountant, NFP, City Centre

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Contract
  • Industry
  • Reference: 29446

Our client a highly respected Non for Profit organisation based in Dublin city are currently looking to recruit a Senior Management Accountant on a contract basis.

The Finance Department provides a range of financial services in support of the organisations primary mission. It is led by the  Head of Finance Risk & IT and supported by the Senior Management Accountant, Payroll Administrator, Accounts Payable & Procurement Officer, Accounts Technician and Finance Administrators.
Reporting to the Head of Finance, Risk & IT, the Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for the supervision and delivery of key Finance functions across the business and will support and work closely with the Head of  Finance, Risk & IT to deliver the finance strategy to the business. The Senior Management Accountant will be responsible for a number of areas including inputting into the development and implementation of an organisation wide Finance strategy, working together with the Operational Management Team to drive ahead operational elements of the organisations strategy and for leading/motivating an effective Finance team.
Key Responsibilities
Management Accounting 

  • To ensure the preparation of the monthly Management Accounts with budgetary/year on year comparatives including all accruals and prepayments in a timely manor 
  • Assist in the preparation of budgets and forecasts 
  • To ensure the preparation of departmental Management Accounts, dashboards and related analysis 
  • To ensure the preparation of monthly financial report for the Head of Finance. Risk & IT  including variances 
  • Handle queries from internal stakeholders and executive on finance matters or al required 
  • To review and generate new reporting mechanisms to ensure financial review  
  • Ensure the effective management of all input to financial systems and the control, verification, and processing of all financial transactions 
  • Ensure that financial reports meet the needs of budget holders, providing accurate information in a user friendly and appropriate manner to specific deadlines

Supervision of Staff & Meetings 

  • Responsible for staff assigned to the Finance Function  
  • Effectively manage their workload and delegate tasks/duties as appropriate. 
  • Provide support to staff  as part of the supervision programme and provide necessary training  if required 
  • Work together with the Operational Management Team on organisational projects 

Audit and Analysis 

  • Ensure implementation and operation of Internal Controls with regard to authorisation, cash/cheques, limits, record keeping and ensure that these are being adhered to 
  • Assist with the maintenance of procedure and processed for the Finance Department 
  • Assist in the preparation of Statutory Accounts in SORP format 
  • Oversee year end audit   
  • Supervision of Accounts Payable and ensuring creditors are kept reconciled on a monthly basis 

Funding/Fundraising 

  • Submission of allocated funder returns including service statistics to funders  
  • Audit and analysis of systems used for service data collection on a project basis 
  • Handling queries from funders 
  • Supervision of the fundraising and training administrator in the collection of training monies and fundraising lodgments ensuring accurate records are being kept 
  • Ensuring up to date records are kept in relation to funder and other cash inflows. 
  • Prepare a monthly reconciliation with the fundraising administrator to ensure accuracy of all records

Payroll 

  • Responsible for ensuring  the accurate preparation of Payroll within payroll deadline is completed by the PayrolL Administrator  
  • To ensure that payroll deadlines are met and payroll is processed on a timely and accurate basis Review payroll reports before passing to Head of Department for sign off 
  • Ensure that employee queries and support needs are being met

General 

  • Identify improvements to all  financial processes on a continuous basis 
  • To adhere to MQI’s Health & Safety processes and procedures 
  • Undertake /assist with any projects as identified by the Head of Finance, Risk & IT 
  • Undertake any other duties as may be assigned from time to time 

Essential Skills: The ideal candidate for this post must have:

 Qualified Accountant (ACCA/CIMA/ACA) 

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in accounts/audit, ideally 4 years 
  • Excellent Communication, interpersonal skills and client interfacing skills   
  • Strong IT Skills - excellent knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word and Standard Accounting Software packages  
  • Experience in working and meeting multiple deadlines 
  • The ability to work with a high professional ethic & identify with the work/clients of MQI  Experience in Supervising a team
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Yvonne Rafter
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