Interim Finance Manager - Dublin West 70/90k - (Charity exp Essential)

Updated 17/November/2020
Dublin West
( Interim initially ) Finance Manager

Senior member of the organisation’s Executive, Finance Manager has lead responsibility for operating and managing the finance function
Working closely with the CEO, the Finance manager will liaise with the Board, and external bodies including funding organisations.
They will also support the identification and development of opportunities for the organisation.

The Role:

 Manage all expenditure including payroll, expenses and creditor payments.
 Develop financial strategy, policies, procedures and financial management systems to respond to a continuously changing environment.
 Develop and maintain strong internal control systems including cash flow management, banking arrangements etc.
 Contribute and provide guidance to development overall strategy
 Maintenance and update of financial policies and procedures.
 Prepare bi monthly management accounts and forecasts to monitor financial performance against projections and budgets.
 Working with the Chief Executive, Board and other Managers, lead the budget setting process.
 Ensure value for money in purchasing and procurement in line with public procurement rules.
 Prepare the annual statutory accounts under the SORP method of reporting and manage the overall annual audit process.
 Prepare internal financial analysis to various projects that the organisation is planning to take on.
 Ensure compliance with financial and other requirements of all external funders particularly all SLA s with suppliers
 Support the Chief Executive, Senior Management Team, Board and relevant committees in relation to all relevant finance matters.
 Support the multiple branches with accounting expertise

Qualifications and Experience:
The applicant must have:
 A recognised professional accounting qualification (ACA, FCA ) - 5 years post qualification experience
Preferred charity accounting experience)
 Experience managing finance (accounting, payroll, cash flow, budgeting, control, and reporting) for a complex non-profit charity organisation operating with multiple funding sources (including external donors, government contracts, and other areas of income),
 Knowledge and experience of SORP accounting
 Proactive written and oral communication skills and be capable of communicating, sharing and debating complex issues with members at all levels across organisation and affiliated associations.
 Candidates will have the personal attributes to create an atmosphere of approachability, receptivity and authority
 Candidates will have experience of managing “business as usual” finances while also developing and implementing long term strategies.
 Excellent analytical and abstract reasoning skills, plus excellent organisational skills.
 Demonstrated leadership ability, team management, and interpersonal skills.

Please contact Dave Riordan on 01 6377251 or

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