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Clerical Officer - Finance

Clerical Officer - Finance

Job Title: Clerical Officer - Finance
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Athenry
Salary: 24602 per annum
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: 11018
Contact Name: Aileen Fitzgerald
Contact Email: aileen.fitzgerald@icegroup.ie

Job Description

Clerical Officer for a role in Finance Dept based in Athenry, Co Galway

The appointee will be assigned to the Finance Department with responsibility for varying functions as determined by the Head of Department/Director from time to time.

Main Duties of Clerical Officers 

  • Support the Manager(s) and colleagues within the Finance department in order to achieve the key goals, objectives and tasks;
  • Data input to financial systems;
  • Reconciliation of accounts and ensuring records are up-to-date and accurate;
  • Provide assistance and support to assist the achievement of deadlines;
  • Collate data for the preparation of reports;
  • Maintain a quality customer service focus when dealing with all clients of the unit;
  • Provide accurate information and respond to queries in an efficient, professional and courteous manner – in person, by phone, by correspondence;
  • Efficiently operate the telephone/switchboard and distribute calls/messages (as and when requested);
  • Ensure all documentation/forms are accurate and produced to high quality;
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of appropriate management information systems as related to the delivery of administrative services
  • Attend relevant training as required from time to time;
  • Comply with the conditions which may be prescribed in other agreements applying to the work associated with this post;
  • Foster and support the development and use of ICT systems;
  • Carrying out such other projects or activities as may be assigned from time to time by the Chief Executive.


Person Specification

  1. Essential
  • Have previous experience working in a Finance Department, ideally in a creditors payment section;
  • Own car and full driving licence
  • have the requisite knowledge, skills and competencies to carry out the role. 
  • be capable and competent of fulfilling the role to a high standard;
  1. Desirable
  • Have excellent administrative and IT skills;
  • Have obtained a Finance related qualification;
  • Be self-motivating, flexible and results-focused;
  • Ability to prioritise and manage work in a dynamic and pressurised environment;
  • Excellent judgement, problem-solving, analytical and decision-making skills;
  • Proven record as a team player with a flexible approach;
  • Demonstrated experience in building and maintaining relationships;
  • Excellent organisational, communication, and interpersonal skills;
  • Have an understanding of the main features and current challenges of public service and regulatory reform;
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