We are an equal opportunity employer. We believe that diversity and inclusion drive success and help us to achieve our highest potential as an organization.
We are committed to Respect, Equality, Inclusion and Diversity both in our workforce and in our engagement with others.
We strongly welcome applications from members of minority and marginalized communities.
ABOUT RETHINK IRELAND
Rethink Ireland is a national organization supporting Ireland’s most innovative charities and social enterprises through cash grants and business supports.
Every euro we raise in fundraising is matched by a euro from the Government of Ireland via the Dormant Accounts Fund.
Since 2016, we have grown rapidly, working with organizations like Google.org, IPB Insurance, Bank of America as well as families, trusts and foundations to create 30 Funds and support over 200 social innovations.
We believe Rethink Ireland will increasingly play a vital role in addressing our most critical social, economic and environmental issues in 2021 and beyond.
And as Ireland continues to navigate through this pandemic, there has never been a better time to ‘re-think’ our country and make it a better, more inclusive place to live and work for all.
Rethink Ireland is looking for a Financial Accountant with strong analytical skills to join our fast-paced and growing team.
We are looking for applicants with accounting skills and knowledge, and with the required Accounting qualifications.
The successful candidate will work with the Finance Team and report directly to the Financial Controller.
You will perform a broad range of management accounting, accounting and book-keeping duties.
You will collate, prepare and analyze financial information to support our financial governance.
JOB DESCRIPTION DETAILS
Supporting and implementation of digitalization & automation of transactions and processes.
Preparation of the annual financial accounts
Preparation of the monthly management accounts and reports
Prepare cash flow projections & scenario planning to help drive business decisions
Responsibility for all accounts including accounts payable and accounts receivable activities
Reconciliation of key general ledger & balance sheet accounts
Manage the Payroll and Pension including PAYE returns
Implementation of procurement and expenditure processes
Analysis of management and financial data to produce reports accurately
Liaise with colleagues to prepare financial data, reports and coordinating transactions
Liaise with external auditors for the completion of our annual audit process
Adhere to financial procedures and implementation
Improve internal control to benefit the business operations and efficiencies
Support day to day financial activities & other Ad-hoc duties as required
Act as an ambassador for Rethink Ireland at all times.
REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
You have a professional Accounting qualification (ACCA or ACA) with at least 2-3 years accounting experience.
You have excellent administrative, written and verbal communications skills
You are able to work under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
You enjoy a fast-paced environment, work well as part of a team and have good collaborative skills.
You have the ability to analyse, evaluate, form independent judgments and think creatively.
You have the ability to self-direct and manage projects, interact and build relationships across the firm at different levels of seniority.
You have the ability to manage concurrent and time sensitive projects, and to drive short- and long-term initiatives.
You are a highly detail-oriented person with exceptional organizational skills.
You have exceptional communication, writing and interpersonal skills.
You have knowledge of Google Suite: Google docs, Google Sheets, Gmail.
You have a commitment to excellence and close attention to detail.
You demonstrate the highest levels of integrity.
You are passionate about making Ireland a better place and are committed to Rethink Ireland’s mission and values.
DESIRABLE SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in the use of accounting packages including Xero, Sage, Quickbooks.
Experience of preparing and reporting financial statements
Understanding of charities governance code
Experience / understanding of charity SORP
We work with our hearts and our heads – we value compassion, passion and fun.
We take smart risks and we allow permission to fail because we know that innovation and risk are two sides of the same coin.
We believe that social change is a team sport. We build trusted relationships, and we choose to collaborate to achieve our goals.
We are curious and hunger to learn.
We value bold ideas and bold leadership, and we develop remarkable people.
We are an equal opportunity employer and we strongly believe that diversity and inclusion lead to success. The work we do is underpinned by respect, equality, inclusion & diversity.
In line with Ireland’s Equality Legislation we actively oppose discrimination on the following 9 grounds:
Civil status: single, married, divorced, etc.
Family status: if you’re the parent or person responsible for a child over 18, or if you’re the main carer or parent of a person with a disability.