Finance & Administration Officer
The Finance & Administration Officer will be responsible for the financial and administrative management of the organisation, supporting the staffing, operation and delivery of Féile's events, programmes and initiatives..
- working as a committed member of the Féile team and representing Féile in a professional, honest and reliable manner.
- To ensure that strict confidentiality is adhered to regarding financial and organisational information, and all relevant care taken to ensure that sensitive data is treated accordingly.
- Support the manager in the financial planning and administration of of Féile's events, programmes and initiatives.
- Establish and maintain effective financial and administrative systems underpinning and supporting the successful implementation and development of the work of the organisation
- Develop funding opportunities and provide financial projections underpinning financial strategies.
- Manage the identification, collection, recording and presentation of all financial information for management control, accounting, planning, and statutory reporting necessary for the effective and efficient management of the organisation.
- Prepare annual budgets, budget analysis and financial projections.
- Support Féile staff in the procurement of services and equipment in line with public sector requirements.
- Maintain receipt of invoices, payment of bills and retention of all receipts.
- Work with Féile staff providing financial advice in the preparation of funding applications, ensuring financial performance monitoring and audit control measurements are built into programme planning.
- Support Féile staff to ensure all progress reports and monitoring information is forwarded to relevant agencies within deadlines.
- Maintaining budgets for all project income and expenditure and providing updates to relevant funders on spend periodically
- Ensure financial performance, monitoring and audit control measurements are built into all aspects of programme development.
- Maintain and update information systems including electronic databases ensuring the efficient administration of programmes, events and courses.
- Arrange and service meetings, which may include minute taking, production and circulation of appropriate documentation and to undertake any such duties as may be assigned from time to time.
- Oversee all incoming and outgoing correspondence and ensure efficient transfer of communications within the organisation and be responsible for all postage and communications both manual and electronic.
Skills and Qualifications
- A degree or relevant third level qualification in accounting, finance, business studies or a similar discipline OR At minimum a Level 3 qualification in accounting, finance, business studies or a similar discipline.
- A minimum of 2 years employment experience in all the following areas: Excellent computer skills including high level proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint and Google Docs/Sheets etc.
- Excellent knowledge of Xero Book-keeping Software or Sage Accounts and Brightpay Payroll.
- Knowledge of procurement policies and procedures of public sector bodies.
- A car driver with access to a car or the ability to demonstrate equivalent level of mobility.
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- Job Sector
- Secretarial and Administration
- Derry or Londonderry
- £25,991 per annum
- No. vacancies
- Contract Type
- Weekly hours
- Published date
- Closing date
- Generally 9am-5pm but some evening and weekend work will be required.