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  • CORK
  • Job reference number:15431913
  • Client ID:RI/
  • Posted on:08-MAR-2019
  • Salary:Depending On Experience
  • Location:CORK
  • Job type:PERMANENT

Role Specification

Role Purpose

Responsible for all aspects of Cork Chamber finance function. This is a role for a fully qualified accountant who wants to take ownership of their position. Please note that the Chamber can be flexible with working hours for this role and may consider a reduced working week depending on the qualities of the successful candidate.

Area of Responsibility:

Key Activities

  • Management of the banking function – processing payments, cashflow management, account reconciliations.
  • Preparation of Management Accounts with supporting analysis and commentary for the Management Committee and Board
  • Credit control, accounts payable and receivable.
  • Preparing and posting of journals incl accruals & prepayments for quarterly & annual accounts.
  • Preparing of annual financial statements with active involvement in audit preparation & delivery.
  • Dealing directly with external auditors & senior stakeholders to ensure successful completion of financial statements.
  • Preparation of VAT returns, invoicing for membership fees.
  • Assisting with annual budget.
  • Debtor Management
  • Contribute to process improvements within the finance function.
  • Support Chamber activities & functions as required.
  • Export Documentation Signatory
  • Any other ad hoc duties to support the wider office environment.
Knowledge & Skills

Essential Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant
Functional Knowledge & Experience

Business Knowledge & Experience

  • MS office, high level excel skills
  • Appropriate accounting experience across management & financial accounting desirable
  • Knowledge of preparing and/or performing audits
  • Strong commercial knowledge
  • Customer focus
Essential Skills

  • Sage accounts experience or similar accounting packages
  • Excellent IT skills and experience using a CRM system
  • Excellent attention to detail & high level of accuracy
  • Self-driven, strong work ethic & proven confidentiality.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Flexible, team player
Desirable Skills

  • Experience of developing financial systems and policies.
  • Implementing process improvements through greater use of digital capabilities
Please send Cover Letter & CV to

Closing date for applications Monday 18th March 2019

Please note that applicant’s data will be held on file in Cork Chamber for a period of 12 months to comply with current employment and data protection legislation. If you do not want your details held on file please contact Naoimh Frawley on or 0214509044

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