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Accounting Technician

ROLE AND PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Accounting Technician role is key in assisting the finance department to deliver timely management information. Acting as a support to the Financial Controller and other team members involved in the day to day running of Cricket Irelands financial matters. The role will cover a wide spectrum of tasks which may vary depending on the department's workload.

REPORTING TO:

Financial Controller

WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

  • Chief Executive
  • Senior Management Team
  • Provincial Union General Managers
  • Finance Committee
  • Financial Accountant
  • Office Manager
  • Sport Northern Ireland
  • Sport Ireland

ESSENTIAL CRITERIA

  • Previous experience in a similar role.
  • Excellent numeracy skills and attention to detail
  • Proven strong organisational skills, the ability to prioritise and to work on own initiative
  • Accounting technician qualification or similar and advantage.
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of modern Microsoft IT and software packages including Sage, Office, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

KEY QUALITIES

  • A proven record of Financial administrative experience
  • A working knowledge of financial/accounting systems
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills incorporating excellent attention to detail
  • A positive attitude and excellent communication skills
  • A good knowledge of the cricket landscape in Ireland, together with a broad interest in sport would be a distinct advantage
  • The ability to work well under pressure and to meet deadlines
  • A high level of self-awareness and an aptitude for conflict resolution and dealing with sensitive issues

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Match PO's to invoices ,check accuracy of coding and ensure that all forms have been prepared in line with company policy
  • Prepare invoices for posting to creditors ledger
  • Collate and prepare expense claim forms for posting and payment ensuring all documents contain the appropriate details and authorisation
  • Prepare payment schedule and update files accordingly
  • Manage credit control, liaise with customers and other departments to ensure timely receipts of payments
  • Maintain Debtors ledger, prepare and post Sales invoices and receipts to sage
  • Check accuracy and detail of Sales requisitions and prepare Invoices
  • Maintain records for multi-currency bank accounts including Euro, Sterling and Dollar accounts
  • Reconcile bank accounts on a daily basis
  • Post credit card statements, follow up with credit card holders to ensure timely filing of supporting documentation
  • Work closely with the Media and Communications Manager to implement and maintain a GDPR policy
  • Manage Petty cash, maintain appropriate records and prepare regular reconciliations
  • Assist in the month end journal entry working closing with the Financial Accountant
  • Assist in the preparation of departmental reports documenting actual results, budget variances and post-match reconciliations
  • Act as cover for reception from time to time as required
  • Continually seek examples of leading good practice
  • Any other tasks relevant to the role

Candidates should note that this list is not an exhaustive list and is subject to change as the job requires.

REMUNERATION AND ROLE LOCATION

  • The package will include a salary and benefits commensurate with qualifications and experience
  • Position tenure: Permanent Full time
  • Position location: CI head office, Clonshaugh, Dublin.
  • Annual leave: 25 days per annum

PROCESS

  • The closing date for applications will be Mid-day, Wednesday 4th April 2018
  • Letters of application including salary expectations and full CVs should be sent by email to recruitment@cricketireland.ie and will be confidential
  • Interviews will be held on Wednesday 11th April 2018
  • Role due to commence April 2018