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Finance Assistant

My client, a well known public sector body located in Dublin are seeking to hire a Finance Assistant on a 12 month agency contract. Reporting to the Payroll and Finance Executive, the purpose of the role is to assist in checking and processing expense claims and ensure that expenses deadlines are met in accordance with key financial controls.  This is a hybrid role with 3 days in office and 2 days from home.

Duties and Responsibilities:     

  • Assist in the processing of all domestic and overseas expense claims.

  • Assist in the checking and verifying of expense claims.

  • Managing and monitoring staff charge card balance.

  • Updating staff records in the Financial Management system (Centros) such as vehicle insurance details and other as required. 

  • Assist the Payroll and Expenses executive in providing support to staff in the form of advice, training, and assistance on expenses.

  • Support the Payroll and Expenses team and the Financial Management team as necessary with other tasks when required.

  • Provide support as required to the Senior Accountant.

  • To ensure that continuous learning and development is undertaken through informal and formal learning and participation in the Performance Management and Development Review Processes

  • To ensure dignity, respect and equality are applied within and outside the Organisation and that a work life balance is supported as much as possible in the workplace;

  • To demonstrate flexibility in undertaking additional tasks that can arise on occasion and contribute to the overall functions of Financial Management

Competencies Required

  • Communications and Personal Effectiveness

  • Client Focused Relationship Building

  • Networking

  • Negotiating and Influencing

  • Knowledge                   

Additional Requirements

  • Finance related qualification and/or relevant experience

  • Excellent attention to detail and financial analysis skills;

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet challenging deadlines.

  • Ability to work flexibly and independently on own initiative;


€27,000 pro rata

Contract: 12 months on agency books 

For a confidential discussion and more information on the role, please contact Sarra Hadi