MRCI Finance Manager Maternity Cover March – October 2017

The role of the Finance Manager is to ensure the efficient running of MRCI’s financial systems and procedures. The Finance Manager reports to the Director.

Essential criteria:

  • Have knowledge of Sage Line 50 or similar accounts package
  • Have knowledge of Quickpay or similar payroll software
  • Have at least 3 years’ experience of financial accounts and  financial administration
  • Experience preparing funding proposals and reports
  • Experience preparing financial reports for Management and Board
  • Full working knowledge of MS Office and Excel
  • Good attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritise tasks effectively.


  • Maintaining the payments journal, lodgements records, receipts book, petty cash book, bank statements and bank reconciliations
  • Preparing funding applications and funding reports to strict deadlines
  • Administering monthly payroll and revenue requirements
  • Ensuring adherence to organisational and programme budgets
  • Managing organisational cash flow and forecasting
  • Ensuring MRCI’s financial procedures and policies are implemented fully
  • Monitoring income and expenditure on all project grants received and ensure compliance with contractual agreements with funders
  • Liaising with and preparing financial reports for the Finance Subgroup and Board of Directors
  • Attending MRCI Finance Subgroup and Board meetings and providing administrative support
  • Any other duties that may be assigned within the general requirements of the role as appropriate

Apply by submitting a CV and cover letter marked Finance Manager - Maternity Cover by email to Hilary Royston

This position is for 3 days per week with pro rata salary of €34,000-€37,000 per annum.

Closing date for application is Thursday 26th January 2017

Interviews will be the week of 6th February

Start date will be Monday, 27th February 2017