WE’RE HIRING! Financial Accountant

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6th December 2022: 
We are presently recruiting for a part time part qualified Financial Accountant to work at our Head Office in Westport Co Mayo. We are looking for someone with a minimum of 5 years’ experience, who has excellent financial management and accounting skills.


As Financial Accountant you will be specifically responsible for:

  • Financial Reporting & Analysis – Coordinate monthly management accounts in accordance with SORP with analysis and presentation for Leave No Trace Ireland.
  • Financial Planning – Assist in budgeting, financial performance against budget, cash flow management and wage allocation.
  • Coordinate payroll for Leave No Trace Ireland
  • Financial Controls – Work with the CEO to ensure financial controls are being maintained and adhered
  • Financial Monitoring – Develop and maintain quarterly management accounts to compare budget v actual and provide insightful analysis
  • KPI’s – Report weekly KPI’s to Corporate Management with analysis
  • External Audit – coordinate external audit with auditors
  • Internal Audit – liaise with our Corporate Management to coordinate the internal audit
  • Digital Transformation – Assist in developing and implementing the Finance teams’ digital transformation
  • Finance Business Partner – be the first point of contact for Finance related queries for other departments within Leave No Trace Ireland
  • Donor Reporting – develop financial reports for private and grant funding
  • Governance – review existing policies in line with the Charities Regulator Governance Code and Financial Procedures suggesting amendments and/or additions where required
  • Projects – Any other ad hoc financial management responsibilities that may arise from time to time
  • Process Improvement – Take a pro-active role in suggesting process improvements


Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified Accountant with ACA/ACCA/CIMA qualification
  • 5 years’ experience working in a Finance Function or Practice
  • Knowledge of SORP and current financial accounting standards and implementation of integrated accounting systems
  • Experience of month-end reporting
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word & PowerPoint)
  • Knowledge of SAGE 50 & SAGE Micropay software systems
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Experience of change management projects
  • Knowledge of the Charities Regulator Governance Code
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to interact effectively with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Goal orientated with a proven track record of consistently meeting strict deadlines and working with projects
  • Commitment to continuous professional development
  • Interest in the sector and commitment to the vision and values of the organisation


This is a part time position. Salary is open to negotiation and based on experience.


To apply, please email your CV and cover letter to rachel@leavenotraceireland.org

Closing date for applications: 22nd December 2022