Join the Team – Accounts Administrator Needed

Published on April 29, 2016 under News
Join the Team – Accounts Administrator Needed


Job: Permanent, part time position                                         Location: Dublin 5

Hours: approx. 20 hours/month with the possibility of expanding the hours in the future.


Job Purpose and Summary 

The Accounts Administrator / Bookkeeper is responsible for the preparation and maintenance of financial records and reports for Blossom. S/he provides financial support to the CEO through bookkeeping, payroll, banking and reporting services.  Under the direction of the CEO, the Finance Administrator / Bookkeeper maintains all necessary and appropriate records, files and processes to ensure the smooth and compliant financial operation of the organization, focusing on accuracy and transparency.

Duties and Responsibilities 


  • Prepare General Ledger and supporting accounts within Sage
  • Record all revenues including from donations, grants and service fees
  • Reconcile all accounts and prepare monthly financial statements, including Balance Sheet, Revenue and Expenditure, Performance to Budget / Variance and Cash Flow
  • Maintain financial records and filing


  • Administer group benefits and prepare payroll files as needed for approval by the Executive Director
  • Maintain records for taxable benefits
  • Monitor remittances to Receiver-General for source deductions


  • Reconcile bank accounts monthly
  • Monitor cash flow and cash management


  • Prepare monthly Financial Statements as required by CEO
  • Prepare year end information for the accountant
  • Prepare audit documentation if and when required


  • Provide advice and recommendations on financial procedures and practice as required
  • During busy periods assist in general office administration as directed by the Office Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 

  • Strong computer skills, including Sage, Excel and ideally Thesaurus payroll
  • Knowledge of SORP an advantage
  • Good attention to detail
  • Ability to stay calm under pressure
  • Methodical and thorough approach to work
  • Organised
  • Good at juggling tasks and prioritising
  • A great team player
  • A self-starter and desire to show initiative in a small but dynamic organisation


  • Accounting technician qualification or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years recent related experience.

To apply: Please send a detailed CV, including a letter of application (that clearly addresses the requirements of the role) to or Colette Fahy, Office Manager, 2nd Floor Raheny Shopping Centre, Howth Road, Raheny, Dublin 5

Closing date: 5pm Monday 16th May 2016