Office based in Galway Simon Community offices at 18 Tuam Road Centre, Tuam Rd., Galway
3 year Fixed Term Contract, 37 hours per week
Basic salary DOE and training package
Galway Simon Community requires a highly motivated Trainee Accountant who will be given the opportunity to complete professional ACCA accountancy exams while gaining experience working in a busy Finance Department.
Main duties & Responsibilities:
To work with and under the supervision and direction of the line-manager.
Assisting with the month-end management accounts
Preparation of bank reconciliations
Responsible for accounts payable function including matching of delivery dockets, coding and payment of invoices
Processing of weekly wages for employees based upon in house time and attendance system
Assisting with year-end audit process
Preparation of reports/cost analysis in Excel
Preparation of cheque requisitions and cheques as required by Managers/Team Leaders
To participate in relevant training and development courses as agreed with your manager.
To undertake any other such duties commensurate with the role that may be assigned by the Line Manager.
To be vigilant in relation to Health Safety and Welfare Risks in the workplace and bring concerns to the attention of the Line manager or Health and Safety representative.
Third level Degree in Accountancy, Commerce or a relevant field or extensive experience working in a finance department
Must be currently working towards a qualification in ACCA, or about to commence
Ambitious, energetic and motivated individual
Attentive to detail
Willingness to learn
Strong communication skills
Be trustworthy and conduct the role with integrity
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Strong team player
Ability to adapt and be flexible
Excellent time management, planning and organisation skills
good analytical skills
Proficient in using in Microsoft Office 365 in particular Excel
Fluency in written and spoken English
Previous experience using Quickbooks Accounting Software
Previous experience using Collsoft payroll software
Experience working with a not for profit organisation
All job offers will be subject to satisfactory pre-employment medical checks and Garda vetting. Galway Simon Community is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
Closing Date for Applications
5pm Friday 13th September