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Accounts Office - Manager

Accounts Office - Manager

Job Title: Accounts Office - Manager
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Galway
Salary: €50,805 pa pro rata
Start Date: 01/06/2019
Duration: 6 months
REF: 10605
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: aileen.fitzgerald@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Accounting Office – Manager

A Qualified Accountant required for a 6-month contract to commence asap.

Applicants must demonstrate a proven track record in terms of management, administration and organisational experience and will be responsible for all operational aspects of the work carried out by the team.

The ideal person

  • Excellent office management experience, leadership and supervisory skills in a busy environment (Min 5 years)
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise staff and plan their workloads to meet operational targets and deliver on KPIs.
  • Demonstrated experience to manage day-to-day tasks while continuing to maintain a high level of customer service in a similarly critical role.
  • Knowledge of office, people management best practices and local employment regulations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to foster collaborative working relationships with key stakeholder groups across the University.
  • Demonstrate an ability to pay attention to detail
  • Demonstrate financial/numeric problem-solving skills

The Role

Staff Management:
  • Supervision of staff and planning their workloads to ensure the RAO’s operation plan and KPIs are achieved.
  • Manage day to day tasks while continuing to provide leadership to develop the service
  • Demonstrated experience in maintaining a high level of customer service in a similarly critical role.
  • Implementing a culture of “plan, do, review” in relation to financial reporting deliverables, identifying any problems and developing solutions and revised procedures to integrate with existing systems.
  • Enhancing and developing on the customer-focused user-friendly service.
  • Timely submission of financial reports to external funding agencies and customers.
  • Ensuring budget proposals are reviewed and comply with best practice and funders term and conditions.
  • Approving Post Proposal forms for research employees and students.
  • Ensuring Agresso reports are maintained in a user-friendly manner to mirror reports submitted to funding agencies.
  • Collecting incomes efficiently and effectively.
  • Closing down accounts on a timely basis.

Submit your application today.